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Frontiers October 2013 Issue

Ta ble of contents Inside 07 Leadership Mesage Boeing’s ability to compete is based on its intellectual property, says Pete Hoffman, vice president of Intellectual Property Management. That’s why it’s important for employees to not just solve problems and improve processes—but also capture and protect this hard-earned knowledge. 08 Snapshot/ Quotables 10 Why We’re Here 48 Customer profile 49 Milestones 54 In Focus BOEING FRONTIERS / OCTOBER 2013 5 37 Georgia on my mind Boeing’s site in Macon, Ga., plays a vital role in producing parts for Boeing products such as the Chinook helicopter and C-17 airlifter. Employees there say they share a special bond—being a part of Team Macon. photo: Bob Ferguson/boeing 44 From inspiration to invention Meet some Boeing employees honored this year for creating and replicating inventions. It may start with something as simple as doodling a thought on a napkin, but great ideas make Boeing strong and keep it competitive. photo: paul piner/boeing


Frontiers October 2013 Issue
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