Why Airbus Built a U.S. Factory (Bloomberg)

Airbus, which sells lots of planes to U.S. airlines, is opening its first plant in the country today. This is a big shift from a decade ago, when it seemed as if all supply chains were going to go through China. It may even help explain the manufacturing slowdown in China, MIT engineering professor and supply-chain expert David Simchi-Levi wrote in the Harvard Business Review earlier this month.

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