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Renton 2016-17 Business Directory & Buyers Guide

RIGHT FOR BUSINESS Aerospace Industry 2010 for its use of the Renton Municipal Air- port. In addition, the city has collaboratively As Renton’s largest employer with approxi- worked with Boeing to support the compa- mately 38 percent of the jobs in the area, The ny’s efforts to increase the 737 NG produc- Boeing Company continues to lead the city’s tion in Renton to 32 per month in January 2011, 38 per month in 2013, and 42 per thriving aerospace sector. Renton is proud to month in 2014. Continuing investment and be the home of The Boeing Company almost new construction in the 737 site brought 75 years and is now home to three of The over 500 miles of steel and the equivalent Boeing Company’s six business units – Boe- of 3,600 truck-loads of concrete to prepare ing Commercial Airplanes, Boeing Capital, for future production, in 2014. and Boeing’s Shared Services Group. In late 2011, The Boeing Company and the The Boeing 737 Program and City of Renton International Association of Machinists 52 airplanes a month in 2018. With thou- work together in a collaborative manner (IAM) union reached a landmark agreement sands of outstanding 737 plane orders (in- and the city’s Renton Municipal Airport is to ensure that the new Boeing 737 MAX is cluding both the 737 NG and the new 737 the launching point for all new 737’s. The built in Renton. In 2017, combined Next-Gen- MAX), the company is expected to prosper in Renton for many years to come. city signed a 20-lease agreement (20 years eration 737 and 737 MAX production will in- plus two ten-year extensions) with Boeing in crease to 47 airplanes a month and reach Produced continuously in Renton since 1968, the Boeing 737 is by far the most suc- cessful jet in the history of commercial avia- tion. Boeing Commercial Airplanes assem- bled the 7,000th 737 in Renton in 2011. In 2014, the 5,000th Next-Generation 737 was rolled off the Renton factory line for customer delivery. In 2015, production be- Providing comprehensive ary 2016 celebrated its historic first flight. -gan on the first 737 MAX aircraft and Janu visual communication solutions, In 2009, The Boeing Company rolled out engaging your audience the first P-8A Poseidon for the U.S. Navy at the Renton plant. A modified version of  Studio or location photography Boeing’s 737, the long-range anti-subma-  Event photography including photobooth  Low-level aerial photography & Video rine plane will replace the P-3 Orion and  Hi-resolution images for prints, have anti-surface warfare, intelligence, brochures, web-sites and displays surveillance, and reconnaissance capabil-  Grahic design and production ities. The U.S. Navy plans to purchase 117  Website creation and content P-8As worth more than $40 billion. The Boeing Company is Washington state’s largest private employer. Roughly half of Boeing’s global workforce is based in Washington state. 2016 marks the com- pany’s 100th anniversary and 75th year of production in Renton. In addition to The Boeing Company, Rent- on’s leading aerospace companies in- Brian Morris clude AIM Aerospace, Aero-Plastics, 425-251-6763 Harper Engineering, Renton Coil Spring, www.mscgstudio.com Honeywell, Worldwind Helicopters, and www.aerialphotosnw.com the regional headquarters of the Federal Aviation Administration. 8 (425) 226-4560 • GoRenton.com


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