|Traded as||NYSE: BA|
Dow Jones Component
S&P 500 Component
|Founded||Seattle, Washington, United States (1916)|
|Founder||William E. Boeing|
(Chairman & CEO)
|Revenue||US$ 68.735 billion (2011)|
|US$ 5.891 billion (2010)|
|US$ 4.018 billion (2011)|
|Total assets||US$ 79.986 billion (2011)|
|Total equity||US$ 3.608 billion (2011)|
Number of employees
|174,225 (June 28, 2012)|
|Subsidiaries||Aviall, Inc. |
Boeing Aircraft Holding Company
Boeing Defence UK
The Boeing Company (pronounced /ˈboʊ.ɪŋ/ BOH-ing) (NYSE: BA Archived 2013-09-17 at the Wayback Machine) is an American company which makes aircraft and defense items. The company was started in 1916 by William E. Boeing in Seattle, Washington. Boeing has grown to become very big. It bought its main rival, McDonnell Douglas, in 1997. Boeing moved its headquarters from Seattle to Chicago, Illinois in 2001. Boeing is made up of many smaller parts. These parts are called divisions. The divisions are Boeing Commercial Airplanes (BCA); Boeing Defense, Space & Security (BDS); Engineering, Operations & Technology; Boeing Capital; and Boeing Shared Services Group.
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- "2011 annual report, The Boeing Company" (PDF). Boeing. Archived from the original (PDF) on May 26, 2012. Retrieved May 24, 2012. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
- "Contact Us." Boeing. Retrieved on May 12, 2009.
- "Defense News Top 100 for 2011" Archived 2015-02-28 at the Wayback Machine. Defense News, June 21, 2012.