ST. LOUIS — Boeing Co. Plans to move about 2,500 positions to different websites, cut 500 jobs, and close two centers by means of the end of 2020 as a part of an effort to perform its Protection, Space & Safety commercial enterprise extra successfully, the organization stated Tuesday.

about 1,600 positions in Huntington Beach, California, will pass to vegetation in 3 other Southern California locations — El Segundo, Lengthy Seashore and Seal Seaside. about 500 positions will circulate to St. Louis County in Missouri and four hundred will shift to Huntsville, Alabama.

File - In this May 21, 2008, file photo, the company logo for The Boeing Co., is displayed in El Segundo, Calif. Boeing is raising its long-term forecast for new airplane demand by more than 4 percent over last year’s outlook, and the airplane maker says the Asia-Pacific market is still driving the growth. (AP Photo/Nick Ut, File)
File – In this May 21, 2008, file photo, the company logo for The Boeing Co., is displayed in El Segundo, Calif. Boeing is raising its long-term forecast for new airplane demand by more than 4 percent over last year’s outlook, and the airplane maker says the Asia-Pacific market is still driving the growth. (AP Photo/Nick Ut, File)

Chicago-based Boeing will near a plant that employs 290 human beings in El Paso, Texas, and another that employs 70 human beings in Newington, Virginia. The organization stated the movements will lessen facility Area by way of approximately 4.five million rectangular ft.

The Huntington Seaside plant will remain open. Boeing spokesman Ken Smith declined to say what number of employees will stay there.

The business enterprise will pass an unspecified quantity of jobs from Kent, Washington, to Tukwila, Washington. The 2 cities are just 16 miles apart Top Theto.

“So that it will push us farther and win greater commercial enterprise, we want to make the most of our resources and expertise,” Leanne Caret, president and CEO of Boeing Defense, Space & Protection, said in an announcement. “Those steps will help us be a more potent companion for our clients international.”

The company stated it also will align Boeing Defence Australia, Boeing Protection Saudi Arabia, and Boeing Defence United kingdom into a new international operations institution, led by David Pitchforth, managing director of Boeing Defence U.Okay.