Boeing to set up research center in Brazil's Sao Paulo state

RIO DE JANEIRO, April 9 Tue Apr 9, 2013 1:26pm EDT

RIO DE JANEIRO, April 9 (Reuters) - U.S. planemaker Boeing Co will set up a research center in the city of Sao Jose dos Campos, in the interior of Brazil's Sao Paulo state, Donna Hrinak, Boeing's top executive in the country, said on Tuesday.

Hrinak, speaking at the LAAD defense show in Rio de Janeiro, said it will be Boeing's sixth research center outside of the United States.