The Boeing Co. Headquarters: 100 N. Riverside Plaza, Chicago, Ill. 60606-1596 United States Phone: 312.544.2000 Market/symbol: NYSE/BA Overview: The world’s largest aerospace company, it’s the No. 2 maker of large commercial jets behind Airbus and the No. 2 defense contractor behind Lockheed Martin. Boeing has two major segments: Commercial Airplanes, headquartered in Renton, Wash., and Integrated Defense Systems, headquartered in St. Louis, Mo. Supporting these units is Boeing Capital Corp., the Shared Services Group, and Boeing Engineering, Operations & Technology, which helps develop, acquire, apply and protect innovative technologies and processes. It also operates Boeing Satellite Systems International Inc., headquartered in El Segundo, Calif. Boeing’s space operations include satellites, missiles, the International Space Station and, with Lockheed Martin, the Space Shuttle. Noteworthy: Boeing and McDonnell Douglas merged in 1997. While the company is known for its commercial aircraft, the company's Integrated Defense Systems is the big player in the company. Also noteworthy is Boeing's Phantom Works, headquartered in St. Louis, Mo., works on secretive, cutting edge systems. Major Boeing products: 787, 777, 767, 747, 737, F/A 18 Hornet, F-15 Eagle, C-17 Globemaster III, AH-64D Apache Major Boeing competitors: Airbus, Lockheed Martin, Northrop Grumman
Overview: Boeing’s operation at Michoud Assembly Facility is part of the company’s Houston, Texas-based Boeing Space Exploration, which is part the St. Louis, Mo.- based operating unit Boeing Integrated Defense Systems.
Address: Michoud Assembly Facility, New Orleans, LA