Boeing in the UK

Boeing employs around 1,500 people across the UK and is experiencing solid, sustained organic growth.

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 around 1,500 people at numerous sites across the UK and the company is experiencing solid organic growth across both defence and commercial sides of the business.  The company’s activities, alongside those of our subsidiaries, generate significant value to the UK economy and support around 55,700 jobs in the UK in total with an annual average spend of $1 billion with UK suppliers, partners and Universities.

The company’s long-standing relationship with British industry, the armed forces, the air transport industry and the wider community dates back 75 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 has a long tradition of aerospace leadership and innovation and continues to expand our product line and services to meet emerging customer needs.

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.

With corporate offices in Chicago, Boeing employs more than 170,000 people across the United States and in 70 countries. Boeing is organized into two business units: Boeing Commercial Airplanes and Boeing Defense, Space & Security. Supporting these units are Boeing Capital Corporation, a global provider of financing solutions; the Shared Services Group, which provides a broad range of services to Boeing worldwide; and Boeing Engineering, Operations & Technology, which helps develop, acquire, apply and protect innovative technologies and processes.

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