Type Public
Traded as NYSE: BA

Dow Jones Industrial Average Component S&P 500 Component

Industry Aerospace, Defense
Founded Seattle, Washington, U.S. (1916)
Founder(s) William E. Boeing
Headquarters Boeing International Headquarters

Chicago, Illinois, United States

Area served Worldwide
Key people James McNerney

(Chairman & CEO)

Products Commercial airliners
Military aircraft
Space systems
Computer services
Revenue US$181.70 billion (2012)
Operating income US$06.31 billion (2012)
Profit US$023.90 billion (2012)
Total assets US$208.90 billion (2012)
Total equity US$05.96 billion (2012)
Employees 271,700 (2012)
Divisions Boeing Commercial Airplanes

Boeing Defense, Space & Security Others


Aviall, Inc.
CDG Jeppesen Boeing Aircraft Holding Company Boeing Australia Boeing Canada Boeing Defence UK

Boeing LEO Boeing Store Narus Spectrolab


The Boeing Company is an American multinational aerospace and defense corporation. Founded in 1916 by William E. Boeing in Seattle, Washington, the company has expanded over the years, and merged with McDonnell Douglas in 1997. Boeing moved its corporate headquarters from Seattle to Chicago, Illinois, in 2001.  Boeing is made up of multiple business units, which are Boeing Commercial Airplanes (BCA); Boeing Commercial Spacecraft (BCS);  Boeing Defense, Space & Security (BDS); Engineering, Operations & Technology; Boeing Capital; and Boeing Shared Services Group.

Boeing is among the largest global aircraft and spacecraft manufacturers, and the second largest aerospace and defense contractor in the world based on defense-related revenue from 2011.The company is the largest exporter by value in the U.S.

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