The new research centers will consolidate technology development of strategic importance to Boeing over the long-term – up to 30 years into the future. They will be chartered to accelerate technical capability in specific fields and enhance and build networks of collaboration with university, industry and government research centers around the world.
The new locations and centers:
- Huntsville, Ala.: Simulation and Decision Analytics; Metals and Chemical Technology
- Southern California: Flight Sciences; Electronics and Networked Systems; Structures
- St. Louis: Systems Technology; Digital Aviation and Support Technology; Metallics and Fabrication Development
- North Charleston, S.C.: Manufacturing Technology
- Seattle: Manufacturing Technology Integration.
As the centers are established, BR&T employee totals are expected to grow between 300-400 each in
. BR&T jobs in
are expected to decrease by 800-1,200, and BR&T jobs in
are expected to decrease by 200-300.
The unit will continue to provide manufacturing technology integration support at Boeing business unit production sites in
, as well as
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