Boeing is the world’s leading aerospace company and the largest manufacturer of commercial jetliners and military aircraft, with capabilities in rotorcraft, electronic and defence systems, missiles, satellites, launch vehicles and advanced information and communication systems. Boeing employs over 1,300 people at numerous sites across the UK and the company is experiencing solid organic growth.
The company’s long-standing relationship with British industry, the armed forces and the air transport industry dates back over 70 years. Today the UK remains a critically important market, supplier base and a source of some of the world’s most inventive technology partners. Boeing’s annual spend in the aerospace industry averages over $1 billion per year and supports many thousands of jobs, in the process generating intellectual property, enhancing skills and facilitating exports. Boeing has a long tradition of aerospace leadership and innovation and continues to expand our product line and services to meet emerging customer needs.
Boeing is proud of its relationships with British industry. Inventive and innovative businesses of all sizes work with Boeing to enhance skills and play a key role in a healthy global aerospace industry.
With corporate offices in Chicago, Boeing employs more than 170,000 people across the United States and in 70 countries. Boeing is organized into two business units: Boeing Commercial Airplanes and Boeing Defense, Space & Security. Supporting these units are Boeing Capital Corporation, a global provider of financing solutions; the Shared Services Group, which provides a broad range of services to Boeing worldwide; and Boeing Engineering, Operations & Technology, which helps develop, acquire, apply and protect innovative technologies and processes.
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EVERETT, Wash., Jan. 10, 2013 – Boeing [NYSE:BA] has rolled out the first 777 to be built at the increased production rate of 8.3 per month, or 100 airplanes per year. The airplane is a 777 Freighter that will be delivered in February to Korean Air.
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