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Boeing South Carolina VP lauds partnerships, workforce in chamber speech

Boeing South Carolina VP lauds partnerships, workforce in chamber speech

David Wren
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Feb 23 2016 7:05 pm  Feb 23 7:16 pm

Boeing Co. spent more than $350 million with South Carolina aerospace suppliers in 2015, helping to fuel an industry that generates more than $17 billion in annual economic impact statewide.

“Boeing’s experience in the Palmetto State is an example of what is possible when business leaders, their workers, and the public and nonprofit sector collaborate for the common benefit,” Beverly Wyse, vice president and general manager of Boeing South Carolina, said Tuesday during a keynote speech at the Greenville Chamber of Commerce.

Wyse told chamber members that workers at Boeing’s campus in North Charleston — which makes the 787 Dreamliner commercial plane — contributed more than $7 million to charitable organizations in 2015, citing strong ties between the company, its employees and the community.

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