Boeing to add new assembly line

Published Nov 16, 2012 at 04:00AM / Updated Nov 19, 2013 at 12:31AM

Boeing Co. confirmed Thursday that it will build a third assembly line for its 737 MAX jet family alongside one of the two existing lines in Renton, Wash. Within the next five years, the company will hire hundreds of new production workers to staff its burgeoning Renton assembly lines and will also add hundreds of engineering jobs for the MAX.

— Staff and wire reports