Since 1919, The Boeing Company, the world’s largest aerospace company, has been a key partner in the Canadian commercial and defense industries. Boeing Canada Operations Ltd. (BCOL) is the largest aerospace composites manufacturing company in Canada employing more than 1, 800 people across the country.
Boeing locations in Canada
Boeing Canada Winnipeg
is the largest Canadian Boeing site and the largest aerospace composite manufacturers in the country. The site produces nearly 1,000 end item composite parts and assemblies for Boeing Commercial Airplanes, specifically for the 737, 747, 767, 777 and 787 airplane models
is the second largest Canadian Boeing site after Winnipeg and is located in Richmond, BC. Reporting to Boeing Commercial Aviation Services, the AeroInfo team works with airline customers to identify business obstacles. The team then designs and implements solutions to these obstacles such as maintenance and service software for the aerospace industry.
Boeing Aerospace Products and Services (P&S)
is home of Boeing Defence, Space and Security (BDS) international business development team and is located in Ottawa, ON. The team was instrumental in the sale of the Chinook helicopter and C-17 to Canada’s Department of National Defence (DND).
Boeing Defence Canada
has a Boeing C-17 field service team in Trenton, ON which supports our customer, DND, with regard to getting maintenance, repairs and supplies for those aircraft. On Aug. 10, 2009, DND awarded Boeing with a contract for 15 Boeing CH-47F Chinooks, to be designated CH-147 in Canada, to meet Canada’s current and future domestic and international missions requiring medium- to heavy-helicopters. The C-17 and CH-147 contract awards both required 20 years of in-service support for the aircraft. Boeing’s Chinook operation falls under BDS and includes a Contract Management Office (CMO) in Ottawa, ON. Its main operating base will be located in Petawawa, ON along with a hangar housing the 15 Chinook helicopters. The Chinook operation includes training facilities and operations management.
In the defense sector, Boeing played a major role in the transformation of the Canadian Forces by modernizing 80 of Canada’s CF-18 fighter jets with a two-phase avionics upgrade program that was completed in March 2010. L-3 Communications MAS was the prime contractor to Boeing and carried out the installation process for this program at its facility in Mirabel, QC. Boeing also provides the Canadian Navy’s all-weather Harpoon missiles, several of the Anik series satellites and supply chain services to fleet support programs.
On February 2, 2007, BDS signed a contract with the Canadian Department of National Defence to supply four Boeing C-17 Globemaster IIIs to modernize the country’s defense forces airlift fleet. Boeing delivered all four C-17s to Canadian Forces within 15 months of the contract signature, and the aircraft were immediately put into service for military and humanitarian missions.
Boeing subsidiary companies in Canada
The Boeing Company has subsidiary companies with locations spanning the country. Aviall
is an aircraft parts sales and service company headquartered in Texas. It has customer service centers around the world and in Canadian cities Halifax, Montreal, Toronto, Winnipeg, Calgary and Vancouver. Aviall was acquired by The Boeing Company in 2006.
Boeing acquired Jeppesen
Commercial Aviation Services in 2000. Jeppesen has been around for over 75 years and focuses on providing new informational products, services and software to air, sea and land transportation customers. It is headquartered in Englewood, Colorado and has offices in Montreal, Quebec.
Boeing Commercial customers in Canada
More than a dozen Canadian carriers, from the biggest to the smallest, operate Boeing products. Canada’s leading airlines, Air Canada
, have new Boeing airplanes on order. Air Canada is upgrading its fleet with new 787 Dreamliners. Air Canada currently operates the 767-300ER, 777-200LR and 777-300ER. WestJet continues to grow with its all-Boeing fleet of new 737-600s, -700s and -800s.
Boeing supplier base in Canada
Canada is home to one of the largest international supplier bases for Boeing, including more than 500 suppliers and vendors, including 200 major suppliers, spanning every region of the country. Canadian partners provide aerospace parts for all Boeing commercial airplane models and defense programs, including the V-22 and CH-47 rotorcraft, F/A-18 and F-15 fighter aircraft, P-8A maritime patrol aircraft, the C-17 Globemaster III strategic airlift, and aircraft trainers. Combined with the Boeing facilities, this supply network significantly contributes to the Canadian economy by generating approximately $1 billion in business annually.
Boeing is a global leader in developing and implementing robust industrial partnership programs with more than 40 countries worldwide. Given the breadth and depth of our relationships both globally and domestically in Canada, Boeing is fully committed to meeting the government of Canada’s industrial benefits requirements.