As the world’s largest aerospace company and leading manufacturer of commercial jetliners and
defense, space and security system, Boeing puts a lot of efforts and innovations in its products andservices. These include commercial and military aircraft, satellites, weapons, electronic information andcommunication systems, and performance-based logistics and training.
Due to customers’ needs and requests, Boeing has expanded its product line and services. The long
tradition of aerospace leadership and innovation has given the company the advantages. Its broad rangeof capabilities includes creating new and more efficient commercial airplane, integrating militaryplatforms and defense systems through network-enabled solutions; and arranging innovative customer-financing options.Nowadays, Boeing, as the top exporter of U.S. and with its corporate offices in Chicago, supportsairlines and U.S. and allied government customers in more than 90 countries. Besides, Boeing employsmore than 159,000 people across United States and in 70 countries. In between, more than 123,000 of its employees hold college degrees, including nearly 32,000 advanced degrees, which means in virtuallyevery business and technical field from approximately 2,700 colleges and universities worldwide. By theway, we can see how diversified, talented and innovated the workforces of Boeing company.Basically, Boeing is diversified into two business units: Boeing Commercial Airplanes and BoeingDefense, Space & Security. These two units are supported by three small units which are Boeing CapitalCorporation, Share Services Group and Boeing Engineering, Operations & Technology. Each unit has itsown duties.BOEING BUSINESS UNITSBoeing Commercial AirplanesBoeing Commercial Airplanes is being the leader in commercial aviation by offering airplanes andservices that with characters of superior design, efficiency and value to customers around the world. In1916, Boeing aviation pioneer, William Boeing, had built the com
pany’s first airplane which is a seaplane
for two with a range of 320 nautical miles. Since then, Boeing has defined the modern jetliner andintroduced the twin-aisle cabin, the glass cockpit and countless other innovation. Moreover, in 1997, themerger of Boeing and McDonnell, gives the company a 70-year heritage of leadership in commercialaviation.Today, Boeing Commercial Airplanes, leads by James (Jim) F. Albaugh, offers a family of technologically advanced airplanes, mainly the 737, 747, 767 and 777 families of airplanes which canseat more than 500 and can boasts the longest range in the world, at more than 9,300 nautical miles.With headquarters in Renton, Washington, Boeing Commercial Airplanes continues with its new productdevelopment, a next-generation jet that will set the standard for fuel-efficiency and passenger comfort.