MANUFACTURING: War Babies

By-product of the boom in U. S. air-crafting is a sensational airplane plant building boom. At Paterson (N. J.) Curtiss-Wright's Wright Aeronautical Corp., flush with $7,000,000 of new Army business, got ready last week to build 300,000 sq. ft. of new floor space. In California —at Inglewood, San Diego, Hawthorne—North American Aviation, Consolidated Aircraft, Northrop, planned new buildings. Newest centre of U. S. aircraft's effort to reach the stature of a mass instead of unit producing industry is Detroit, where 27 companies have been officially approved as parts suppliers for war...

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