Insitu, a Boeing subsidiary which makes unmanned aerial vehicles in Bingen, Washington, announced that it has produced its 1,000th ScanEagle unmanned aircraft system and that it is expanding production to a facility in Stevenson, Washington. According to The Oregonian, “The company has grown from four employees when it was founded in 1994, to six when [CEO Steve] Sliwa joined in 2001, to about 30 in 2004 to 360 employees in July 2008 when Boeing announced it was going to acquire Insitu as a wholly owned subsidiary.” As of July 6, 2009, Insitu has 657 employees with roughly 200 deployed internationally. Revenues for 2009 are expected to be around $200 million, compared to $143 million in 2008.
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Seattle Times – United States – July 26, 2009
OregonLive.com – Portland, Ore. – July 9, 2009
Insitu – Bingen, Wash. – July 9, 2009
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