Massive, speedy robots ready to build composite wings for Boeing 777X

Engineers Cameron Gillespie, left and Andy Stulc examine the head of an Automatic Fiber Placement machine made by ElectroImpact.

To fabricate the composite parts of the giant wings of Boeing’s 777X, Mukilteo-based engineering firm Electroimpact has designed and built a new generation of robotic machines that haven’t been previously shown to outsiders.

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