Boeing Co. Headquarters
Address: 1000 North Riverside
Chicago, IL 60606
The Boeing Company is a major aerospace and defense corporation, founded by William E. Boeing in Seattle, Washington. Boeing has expanded over the years, merging with McDonnell Douglas in 1997. Its international headquarters has been in Chicago, Illinois, since 2001. Boeing is the largest global aircraft manufacturer by revenue, orders and deliveries, and the second largest aerospace and defense contractor in the world. Boeing is the largest exporter by value in the United States. Its stock is a component of the Dow Jones Industrial Average.
Parts Suppliers Chart
|Parts Suppliers||# of Engineers||Comments|
|Alenia of Italy||770|| Make mid fuselage section &
horizontal stabilizers of wings;
Italy has NO AIRBUS manufacturing plant.
| Spirit of Aerosystems
Of Wichita, Kansas
|670|| Makes nose section, engine
pylons, and wings edges.
Unit spun off by Boeing.
|Vought of Charleston & Dallas||500||Makes rear fuselage section|
|Mitsubishi Heavy Industries||250||Makes wings|
| Kawasaki Heavy Industries
||190||Makes mid fuselage section|
|Fuji Heavy Industries||130||Makes wing box|
Boeing IDS is a unit of The Boeing Company responsible for defense and aerospace products
Integrated Defense Systems was formed in 2002 by combining the former "Military Aircraft and Missile Systems" and "Space and Communications" divisions. Integrated Defense Systems makes Boeing the second-largest defense contractor in the world and is responsible for 56% of the company's income. Boeing IDS is based in Berkeley, Missouri, USA, near the city of St. Louis. Boeing is the largest employer in St. Louis County.
Last edited on Sept. 30th by Adonis Malachowski