What type of business is it?
• Boeing is the world's largest aerospace company
and leading manufacturer of commercial jetliners
and defense, space and security systems
• The Boeing Company is known around the world as
a leading manufacturer of commercial airplanes.
What's less well known is that Boeing is also a
leader in space technology, defense aircraft and
systems, and communication systems.
What does the business do?
• They make products and tailored services
include commercial and military aircraft,
satellites, weapons, electronic and defense
systems, launch systems, advanced
information and communication systems,
and performance-based logistics and
• In 2008 , they turnover US$60.9 billion for a year
• Major U.S. firm that is the world's largest aerospace
company and foremost maker of commercial jet
transports. It was founded by William E. Boeing (1881 –
1956) in 1916 In the late 1920s it became part of United
Aircraft and Transport Corp., but it reemerged as an
independent entity in 1934 when that company was
broken up to comply with antitrust legislation. Boeing
pioneered the development of single-wing planes in
the 1930s; its B-17 Flying Fortress (first flown 1935) and
B-29 Superfortress (1942) played prominent roles in
World War II. After the war the company developed
the B-52 jet bomber, long a mainstay of U.S. strategic
forces. It produced the first U.S. jetliner, the Boeing
707 (in service 1958), and went on to develop a highly
successful series of commercial jet transports.
• By the start of the 21st century these formed seven
families — the narrow-body 737 and 757; wide-body
747, 767, and 777; 717 ; and MD-11.
• In the 1960s Boeing built the Lunar Orbiters, Lunar
Roving Vehicles, and the first stage of the Saturn
V rockets (see Saturn) for the U.S. Apollo program.
Beginning in 1993, it served as NASA's prime
contractor for the International Space Station.
• In 1996 it purchased the aerospace and defense
units of Rockwell International Corp., and a year
later it bought McDonnell Douglas Corp.
It acquired the satellite business of Hughes
Electronics in 2000.
• Boeing is located around the world -- from the East
Coast to Southern California, from Europe to Asia
and beyond -- with career opportunities that fit
every lifestyle and skill set.
• Globally, Boeing employs people in more than 70
countries around the world.
Your experience with the company
I have flown with boeing 747, it is very big airplane,
it have two floors and a seat is very comfortable.
I feel good.
• Commercial airliners
• Military aircraft
• Space systems
• Computer Services
• The group provides a broad range of services
worldwide, including facilities services, employee
benefits and services, staffing, recruitment, wellness
programs, security, fire protection, site operations,
disaster preparedness, construction, reclamation,
conservation programs, virtual workplace, creative
services, transportation, business continuity and the
purchase of all non-production goods and services. It
also offers comprehensive travel services to Boeing
employees and manages the sale and acquisition of all
leased and owned property for Boeing.