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Boeing prepares to break ground on Propulsion plant in North Charleston. Boeing prepares to break ground on Propulsion plant in North Charleston.
NORTH CHARLESTON, SC -

Boeing is scheduled to break ground on another new plant in South Carolina.

The aeronautics company says it's breaking ground on Tuesday on its new propulsion facility in North Charleston to make engine components for the company's 737 Max aircraft.

The new facility is located near to the company's plant that assembles Boeing's 787 Dreamliner.

WATCH: Boeing press conference to break ground on new propulsion facility at 10AM

The company doesn't discuss investment numbers for specific projects.

But a spokesman says the new plant is included in Boeing's announcement earlier this year that it will invest more than $1 billion, creating 2,000 more jobs in South Carolina during the next eight years.

Boeing's South Carolina manufacturing complex now employs about 6,000 workers.

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