The Boeing Company is an American multinational corporation that designs, manufactures, and sells airplanes, rotorcraft, rockets, satellites, and missiles worldwide. The company also provides leasing and product support services. Boeing is among the largest global aircraft manufacturers; it is the fifth-largest defense contractor in the world based on 2017 revenue, and is the largest exporter in the United States by dollar value. Boeing stock is included in the Dow Jones Industrial Average.
Boeing was founded by William Boeing on July 15, 1916, in Seattle, Washington. The present corporation is the result of merger of Boeing with McDonnell Douglas on August 1, 1997. Former Boeing’s chair and CEO Philip M. Condit continued as the chair and CEO of the new Boeing, while Harry Stonecipher, former CEO of McDonnell Douglas, became the president and chief operating officer of the newly merged company.
The Boeing Company has its corporate headquarters in Chicago, Illinois. The company is led by President and CEO Dennis Muilenburg. Boeing is organized into five primary divisions: Boeing Commercial Airplanes (BCA); Boeing Defense, Space ; Security (BDS); Engineering, Operations ; Technology; Boeing Capital; and Boeing Shared Services Group. In 2017, Boeing recorded $93.3 billion in sales, ranked 24th on the Fortune magazine “Fortune 500” list (2018), ranked 64th on the “Fortune Global 500” list (2018), and ranked 25th on the “World’s Most Admired Companies” list (2018).
|Founded||July 15, 1916; 102 years ago (as Pacific Aero Products Co.) Seattle, Washington, U.S.|
|Headquarters||Chicago, Illinois, U.S.|
|Related Aviation Companies:||Southwest Airlines, JetBlue, Jet Airways, Kenya Airways, AirAsia, Continental Airlines, Pegasus|
Boeing is an aircraft production facility in Seattle, Washington. There are a variety of planes ranging from fighters to jet planes that can hold 440 passengers. One component Boeing faces are the Airbuses that are made in France, however, Boeing will always be the United States plane manufacturer. Throughout the years Boeing has released new […]
The Boeing Company’s Key Developments and Management Strategies The Boeing Company is headquartered in Chicago since 2001 and has four business segments: Commercial Airplanes, Missile Aircraft and Missile Systems, Space and Communication, and Phantom Works (“Boeing in Brief”, 2012). For the present day, the company employs more than 170,000 people across the USA and in […]
In October 1990 Boeing officially announced the launch of the latest addition to the Boeing family: The Boeing 777. The Boeing 777 is a long range, wide-body, twin jet engine jet. In this case study we are trying to evaluate the 777 project. This project seems a bit risky since R&D and design expense are […]
Competitor Analysis – Product These two companies Boeing and Airbus in the Aviation Industry, there have always been various airframe producers which were competing against each other. Throughout the years, two of them gained the majority of the market share. The American company Boeing has been the market leader for a very long period of […]
Executive Summary Barilla is operating in a very old-fashioned distribution system that needs to be changed. Implementing this new JITD will increase efficiency across the supply chain. The system will reduce manufacturing costs, increase supply chain visibility, increase distributors’ dependence on Barilla, establish better relationship with distributors, reduce inventory level and most importantly improve manufacturing […]
Boeing Bond Analysis Presented to Dr. —– Prepared by Filipe Ferro October 9, 2012 Table of Contents Boeing Company3 Bond Issue3 Unsystematic Risk4 Principal Repayment4 Debt to Invested Capital4 Debt to Equity4 Current & Quick Ratios5 Interest Repayment5 Times Interest Earned5 Credit Position6 Competitor Analysis6 General Dynamics6 Northrop Grumman7 Systematic Risk7 Market Responsiveness7 Duration8 Modified […]
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