Boeing's Supply Chain in Australia
Boeing’s presence in Australia contributes to Australia’s growing aerospace and defence industry. The Australian suppliers we work with contribute to over 30+ defence, commercial and R&D programs, both in Australia and globally.
Boeing Australia’s supplier network is made up of more than 2,300 local suppliers and partners including small-to-medium enterprises, Indigenous, veteran and women-owned businesses generating an annual spend of AUD $400 million. Diverse partnerships within Boeing’s Australian supply chain is integral in strengthening sovereign industry capability and are essential in Boeing’s ability to deliver innovative solutions to customers. Since 2017, Boeing has spent more than AUD $34 million in Indigenous supply chain and in 2022 is approaching a record annual spend of more than AUD $12 million.
In collaboration with our suppliers, we have a shared goal of a healthy, resilient, stable production system where safety and quality are paramount in everything we do. Every supplier is crucial the nation’s aerospace capability or security as well as Boeing’s viability and success in Australian industry.
In 2007, Boeing opened the Office of Australian Industry Capability (OAIC) in Seattle, Washington to help increase business opportunities for Australian companies.
Lovitt Technologies Australia
At Lovitt Technologies Australia, we have a very strong customer focus and a well-tuned understanding of our unique skillset. We are Australia’s only Boeing-approved processing facility, and the largest privately-owned small-to-medium enterprise making fly away aircraft components for Boeing in Australia.
At Marand, we're an innovation business. We're Australia’s largest automated production facility provider, and Australia’s second largest aerostructures manufacturer.