from http://seattletimes.com/html/businesstechnology/2019526318_boeingoutsource26.html Boeing invites suppliers to conference on outsourcing to Mexico Boeing's invitation comes near the end of a presidential-election campaign where the outsourcing of U.S. jobs has been a hot issue. Boeing is actively encouraging its suppliers to outsource work to Mexico. Patrick McKenna, director of Supply Chain Strategy and Supplier Management at Boeing Commercial Airplanes, has urged suppliers to attend a Nov. 15 workshop in Chicago to learn how to do business in Mexico. "Several of our suppliers have successfully set up factories in Mexico because of the numerous advantages that Mexico offers to aerospace suppliers," McKenna wrote in a letter dated Oct. 17. "Boeing will be sending several people to this event, and we wanted to inform our supply base of this opportunity."e outsourcing of U.S. jobs has been a hot issue.