December 2008/January 2009
Volume 07, Issue 08
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Always in service

By handling numerous tasks from delivering interoffice mail to maintaining building systems, the Site Services organization of Shared Services Group helps keep Boeing moving. This photo essay shows some of the many assignments handled by the people of this team.

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Always in serviceBob Ferguson/Boeing
Nice digs

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Nice digs

The Boeing factory in Everett, Wash., is in the midst of a multiyear revamping that will create a space intended to enhance collaboration, improve employee satisfaction and support production system efficiencies. Here's a peek at how this site looks, midway through this "Future Factory" project.

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Commercial Airplanes

Power from the people

A team of Boeing employees with a wide variety of backgrounds is helping put the company on the leading edge of the alternative-fuels field. Also in Commercial Airplanes coverage: There's plenty afoot at the Boeing factory in Everett, Wash., from an improved pattern of foot and vehicle traffic to an enhanced factory tour.

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Power from the peopleJim Anderson/Boeing
Passionate about the C-17PETER GEORGE/BOEING

Integrated Defense Systems

Passionate about the C-17

Meet Ralph Mead, whose career with the U.S. Air Force and Boeing has revolved around the C-17 – both as a pilot and as an instructor. IDS coverage also includes a look at a project that could support forest firefighters; the tale of how the F-22 training team went above the call to meet a late-in-the-game customer request; and more.

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Shared Services Group

Let the sun shine in

A Boeing facility in Huntington Beach, Calif., has new skylights, thanks to the Site Services organization of SSG replicating an installation in Mesa, Ariz. The skylights are helping these locations reduce their energy usage.

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Let the sun shine inMICHAEL GAIL/BOEING
To serve and protectBOB FERGUSON/BOEING

Special feature

To serve and protect

The Boeing Information Security team is responsible for protecting the company’s data and computing assets – and aims to safeguard the information generated by the unique expertise of Boeing employees. Also in special features: How a culture of collaboration, learning and replication helps all of Boeing; and what Boeing Capital Corp. is doing to successfully navigate through today's challenging economic environment.

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