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Boeing to expand operations in Fayette County

Boeing Co. said on Friday it will expand its manufacturing subsidiary Argon ST in Fayette County, adding nearly 170 jobs over the next three years.

Argon ST, which Boeing acquired in 2010, has 130 employees at two locations, the Fayette Business Park in Georges Township and a smaller location in North Union Township. Boeing’s investment in the project was not disclosed.

Argon ST, is a Department of Defense contractor that manufactures complex electronic systems and sensors, including those used in electronic warfare, information operations, imaging and acoustic systems.

George Smith, senior operations manager, said the expansion will include adding a clean room, laser testing labs, special equipment and tooling. Boeing employs 5,400 in Pennsylvania, mostly in the Philadelphia area.


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