- The decorated history of the Boeing Company
- About the companies three main subdivisions
- Boeings impact on the aviation and aerospace industry
The Boeing Company covers quite the range of the aviation industry, from building biplanes to designing rockets, Boeing is unlike any company in comparison. Boeing has defined the aviation industry for over 100 years, crossing a new frontier each decade. As the worlds largest aerospace company and the leader in manufacturing commercial jetliners, defense, space and security systems in the world, Boeing supports airlines and U.S. Allied government customers in over 150 countries.
The corporation’s three main divisions are Boeing Commercial Airplanes (BCA), Boeing Defense, Space & Security (BDS), and Boeing Global Services. Boeing Commercial Airplanes designs, assembles, markets, and sells jet airliners and business jets as well as provides product-related maintenance and training to customers worldwide. Boeing Defense, Space & Security is responsible for defense and aerospace products and services. This division of Boeing was formed in 2002 by combining the former “Military Aircraft and Missile Systems” and “Space and Communications” divisions. Boeing Defense, Space & Security makes Boeing the second-largest defense contractor in the world, and was responsible for 45% of the company’s income in 2011. Boeing Global Services has the worlds largest and most agile supply chain resulting in customers having the right part at the right time at the right place, at a great price.