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Boom Supersonic Starts Overture Superfactory's Construction in North Carolina

Boom Supersonic Starts Overture Superfactory's Construction in

On January 26, 2023, the creators of one of the world's fastest airliners, Boom Supersonic, started constructing its Overture Superfactory in Greensboro, North Carolina. The Overture Superfactory, located on a 62-acre campus at the Piedmont Triad International Airport, is a state-of-the-art manufacturing facility. For the Boom's flagship supersonic airliner, Overture's 62-acre site will house the final assembly, test facility and customer delivery center.

The company will hire more than 2,400 people to work at the Superfactory by 2032, and the hiring process has already started. The estimation made by North Carolina's economists states that the complete Boom manufacturing program will improve the state's economy by $32.3 billion in 20 years. Adding to the job creation, the company is creating 200+ internships for students from public universities, community colleges and trade schools in North Carolina to develop the next generation of supersonic workers.

Boom selected the location of North Carolina for the Overture aircraft purposely to utilize the large skilled talent pool, exceptional access to universities, community colleges and technical schools, closeness to the Eastern Seaboard for testing supersonic flights over water and proximity to several top aerospace suppliers. Also, the statistics of North Carolina show the three times faster growth of the state in the aerospace manufacturing sector than the national average in the past few years.

Boom will focus on the construction of the Overture Superfactory for this year. The construction will involve BE&K Building Group and BRPH, the design partner. To keep up with the commitment to environmental sustainability, the company's Overture Superfactory would be LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) certified.

About Boom Supersonic

Based in Centennial, Colorado, Boom Supersonic, with its Overture, is redefining commercial flight. This historic commercial airliner was built to meet the highest standards in the industry for speed, safety, and environmental friendliness. Overture will be powered by a system called SymphonyTM, a collaboration between Boom and leaders in the industry. The company aims to provide supersonic travel for civil and government needs with its dramatically more accessible features. Founded in 2014, it has created a team of 150+ full-time employees contributing to more than 220 air and spacecraft programs.

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