At this small factory south of Seattle, employees make one of the most specialized products in the aerospace industry: the rubber mats that Boeing workers stand on while assembling jets. As long as there are jets and Boeing, business would seem to be steady. But even here workers are bracing for bumps and economic uncertainty over the gritty details of where aviation parts get made and who makes them.
"Trump Talk Rattles Aerospace Industry, Up and Down Supply Chain" is from the February 23, 2017 U.S. section of The New York Times. It was written by Kirk Johnson and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.