Boeing is a globally recognized aerospace company and one of the leading manufacturers of commercial jetliners and defense, space, and security systems. Founded in 1916 by William E. Boeing in Seattle, Washington, the Boeing Company has grown to be one of the largest aircraft manufacturers in the world. Boeing's Commercial Airplanes division designs, assembles, markets, and sells jet airliners and business jets. It also provides product-related maintenance and training to customers worldwide. Boeing Defense, Space & Security meets the needs of domestic and international defense and government customers with a wide range of products and services. These include military aircraft, satellites, missile defense systems, and human space flight capabilities.
In the global services sector, Boeing assists airline and government customers by providing comprehensive lifecycle solutions that maximize the efficiency and performance of their fleets and networks. Additionally, Boeing Capital ensures customers have the financing needed to buy and take delivery of their Boeing product.