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800px-Boeing B&WFounded in 1916 as the Pacific Aero Products Company, it was renamed after its founder William E. Boeing the following year. Initially specializing in seaplanes, the company soon expanded its line to include numerous other aircraft. In the 1930s, it became one of the most successful aviation companies with its construction of all-metal aircraft. This was soon followed during World War II with a number of contracts with the military, permanently cementing its relationship with the government for the future. Today, Boeing is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois with a major presence in Seattle, Washington. In addition to its airplane manufacturing capability, it also works in the aerospace sector and with general engineering technology.

This guide will assist you with developing a full understanding of the Boeing Company. The various articles found here will identify the businesses operations, goals and overall development of the company. They will also assist in providing information about the company's revenue and prospects from a financial standpoint.

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Early Boeing plane. (Supplied by KudzuVine at Wikimedia Commons; Public Domain; http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/2/20/Boeing_B%26W.jpg)

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