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Boeing Canada

Boeing Canada
Subsidiary
Industry aircraft
Founded 1934
Headquarters Winnipeg, Canada
Products Body to Wing Fairings, Engine Strut Fairings, and Landing Gear Doors
Number of employees
1,600+
Parent Boeing

Boeing Canada is the Canadian subsidiary of Boeing, with operations in Winnipeg, Richmond, British Columbia, Montreal and Ottawa. Boeing employs more than 1,600 people in Canada.[1]

Boeing Aircraft of Canada Limited was formed in 1929 by the American Boeing Airplane Company.

In October 2008, Boeing Canada was named one of "Canada's Top 100 Employers" by Mediacorp Canada Inc., and was featured in Maclean's newsmagazine. Later that month, Boeing Canada Technology in Winnipeg was also named one of Manitoba's Top Employers, which was announced by the Winnipeg Free Press newspaper.[2]

Contents

  • Divisions 1
  • Former Boeing holdings in Canada 2
  • See also 3
  • References 4
  • External links 5

Divisions

  • AeroInfo Systems Inc. – Richmond, British Columbia, makes maintenance-planning software applications for commercial and defence customers.
  • Boeing Canada Technology Ltd., Winnipeg Division – an aerospace composite manufacturer.

Former Boeing holdings in Canada

The Boeing Company has a long relationship with Canada going back to World War II:

  • de Havilland Canada, Downsview, Ontario, from 1985 to 1992
  • Boeing Vertol Helicopters, Arnprior Division, from 1954 to 2005, (Repair and Overhaul facility for Boeing Helicopters used by the Canadian Forces and commercial operators, DND facility originally purchased by Vertol Helicopters prior to merging with Boeing)
  • Boeing Toronto Limited (1997–2005): manufacturer of Boeing 717 wings, parts for the Delta rocket, the Boeing C-17 transport and the Boeing 737 jetliner. This was the former McDonnell-Douglas Canada (1967–1997) which merged into Boeing in 1997: manufacturer of aircraft wings and related components for the KC-10 and MD-11, MD-80 wings, empennage and cabin floors, and McDonnell Douglas F/A-18 Hornet and CF-18 side panels and pylons; all were made at the Malton facility adjacent to Toronto' Pearson International Airport (the former Avro Canada plant).
  • During World War II Boeing Aircraft of Canada in Vancouver built 240 PBY-5 Catalina flying boats for the RAF and the RCAF patrol bomber squadrons. In addition a further 67 PB2B-2 versions of the PBY-5 were also built and supplied to the RAF as the Catalina VI.

See also

References

  1. ^ Boeing in Canada: True Partners, Real Value
  2. ^ "Reasons for Selection, 2009 Canada's Top 100 Employers Competition". 

External links

  • Boeing Canada official homepage
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