Ball Aerospace & Technologies is a company manufacturing spacecraft, components, and instruments for defense, civil space, and commercial space applications. It produces satellites and spacecraft, space-based instruments and sensors, tactical instruments and sensors, antennas and microwave systems, and aerospace technology and components. The company also provides engineering services, including prototyping, system design, and software development for ground, airborne, and space systems.
TypeSubsidiary
Parent CompanyBall
HQBoulder, CO, US
Founded1956
Ball Aerospace was founded in 1956 and is headquartered in Boulder, CO, US
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Key People/Management at Ball Aerospace

Dave Kaufman

Dave Kaufman

President
Jeanne Atwell

Jeanne Atwell

Vice President and Chief Engineer
Paula Burns

Paula Burns

Vice President of Operations
Gary Testut

Gary Testut

Vice President, National Intelligence Systems
Alison Medbery

Alison Medbery

Vice President of Finance
Steven A. Smith

Steven A. Smith

Vice President and General Manager, Systems Engineering Solutions
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Ball Aerospace Office Locations

Ball Aerospace has offices in Boulder, Albuquerque, Arlington, Broomfield and in 4 other locations
Boulder, CO, US (HQ)
1600 Commerce St
Albuquerque, NM, US
2201 Buena Vista Dr SE #100
Arlington, VA, US
2111 Wilson Blvd #1120
Broomfield, CO, US
10 Longs Peak Dr
Chantilly, VA, US
15020 Conference Center Dr #300
Chesterfield, MO, US
17107 Chesterfield Airport Rd #300
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Ball Aerospace Financials and Metrics

Summary Metrics

Founding Date

1956

Total Funding

$97 m

Investors

In total, Ball Aerospace had raised $97 m. Ball Aerospace is a subsidiary of Ball

Ball Aerospace Revenue

Ball Aerospace's revenue was reported to be $1.74 b in FY, 2020 which is a 17.7% increase from the previous period.
Annual
USDFY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Revenue

1.2b1.5b1.7b

Revenue growth, %

24%18%

EBIT

113.0m140.0m153.0m

EBIT margin, %

9%9%9%
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020Q1, 2021Q2, 2021Q3, 2021

Revenue

328.0m379.0m374.0m432.0m438.0m451.0m424.0m459.0m498.0m

EBIT

30.0m38.0m35.0m35.0m30.0m46.0m35.0m34.0m46.0m

EBIT margin, %

9%10%9%8%7%10%8%7%9%
USDFY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Depreciation and Amortization

33.0m43.0m53.0m

Capital Expenditures

130.0m96.0m174.0m
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Ball Aerospace Operating Metrics

FY, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019FY, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020FY, 2020Q1, 2021Q2, 2021Q3, 2021

Backlog

$2.2 b$2.1 b$2 b$2.2 b$2.5 b$2.4 b$2.4 b$2.4 b$2.4 b$2.2 b$3 b$2.8 b
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Ball Aerospace Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
Wavefront TechnologiesJanuary 29, 2016

Ball Aerospace Online and Social Media Presence

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Ball Aerospace News and Updates

Northrop, Ball Aerospace to Build Sensor for US Missile Warning Satellites

Northrop Grumman and fellow American firm Ball Aerospace have announced that they will jointly develop infrared sensors for the US Space Force’s future polar-orbiting missile warning satellites. As part of the initiative, the consortium will build necessary technology for two Next-Generation Over…

Ball Aerospace Supports Critical Design Review of NASA's SPHEREx Mission

Ball Aerospace supported completion of critical design review (CDR) for NASA's Spectro-Photometer for the History of the Universe, Epoch of Reionization and Ices Explorer (SPHEREx) mission. Ball will now move forward with building the telescope and spacecraft.

Ball Aerospace Honored in Built In’s 2022 Best Places to Work Awards

Built In today announced that Ball Aerospace was honored in its 2022 Best Places to Work Awards. Specifically, Ball Aerospace earned a place on: Best Large Companies to Work for in Colorado 2022 – Ranked 11 out of 100 Best Places to Work in Colorado 2022 – Ranked 36 out of 100 Best Perks and Benefit…

Ball Aerospace and L3Harris win weather instrument study contracts

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration awarded contracts to Ball Aerospace & Technologies and L3Harris Technologies to study instruments for Geostationary and Extended Observations (GeoXO), the agency’s next generation of geostationary satellites. SpaceNews

Ball Aerospace Selected For Two Landsat Next Studies

Users around the world rely on the continuity and reliability of the Landsat Program and Ball Aerospace has demonstrated technical reliability and business continuity over our more than six decades of experience providing leading-edge systems and instruments to monitor Earth’s environment,” said Dr.…

Booz Allen and Ball Aerospace to develop Air Force trusted computing technology for avionics cyber security

U.S. Air Force researchers are asking two defense companies to develop and demonstrate cyber security tools to make legacy and future Air Force weapon systems far more resilient to cyber attacks than they are today.
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Ball Aerospace Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Ball Aerospace founded?

    Ball Aerospace was founded in 1956.

  • Who are Ball Aerospace key executives?

    Ball Aerospace's key executives are Dave Kaufman, Jeanne Atwell and Paula Burns.

  • How many employees does Ball Aerospace have?

    Ball Aerospace has 4,417 employees.

  • What is Ball Aerospace revenue?

    Latest Ball Aerospace annual revenue is $1.7 b.

  • What is Ball Aerospace revenue per employee?

    Latest Ball Aerospace revenue per employee is $394.2 k.

  • Who are Ball Aerospace competitors?

    Competitors of Ball Aerospace include Alliance Spacesystems, United Launch Alliance and Kratos Defense.

  • Where is Ball Aerospace headquarters?

    Ball Aerospace headquarters is located at 1600 Commerce St, Boulder.

  • Where are Ball Aerospace offices?

    Ball Aerospace has offices in Boulder, Albuquerque, Arlington, Broomfield and in 4 other locations.

  • How many offices does Ball Aerospace have?

    Ball Aerospace has 8 offices.