Boeing is the world’s leading aerospace company and the largest manufacturer of commercial jetliners and military aircraft, with capabilities in rotorcraft, electronic and defence systems, missiles, satellites, launch vehicles and advanced information and communication systems. Boeing employs more than 2,300 people at numerous sites across the UK and the company is experiencing solid growth. 54% of Boeing’s European workforce is located in the UK.

The company’s long-standing relationship with British industry, the armed forces and the air transport industry dates back over 80 years. Today the UK remains a critically important market, supplier base and a source of some of the world’s most inventive technology partners.

Boeing activities supported more than 74,000 jobs in the UK in 2017, with almost 29,000 people employed as a result of Boeing UK operations, its purchases and the spending of those employed directly or in its supply chain. An additional 44,900 jobs are supported by the supply of equipment and services directly to Boeing’s customers.

Boeing is proud of its relationships with British industry. Inventive and innovative businesses of all sizes work with Boeing to enhance skills and play a key role in a healthy global aerospace industry.

In 2017, Boeing spent more than $2.3 billion with tier 1 suppliers based in the UK, in the process generating intellectual property, enhancing skills and facilitating exports. Boeing has a long tradition of aerospace leadership and innovation and continues to expand both the product line and services to meet emerging customer needs.

Boeing products and tailored services include commercial and military aircraft, satellites, weapons, electronic and defense systems, launch systems, advanced information and communication systems, and performance-based logistics and training. With corporate offices in Chicago, Boeing employs approximately 140,000 people across the United States and in more than 65 countries. The company also leverages the talents of hundreds of thousands more skilled people working for Boeing suppliers worldwide. Total company revenues for 2017 were $93.4 billion.

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