Aerospace Companies
Ranked by number of employees
Rank
Company
No. of local employees
No. of employees worldwide
Products/Services
Phone
Website
Person in charge
Title
Year founded
1
Ball Corp.
10 Longs Peak Drive
Broomfield, CO 80021
2,000
17,500
Aerospace and defense.
303-469-3131
www.ball.com
John Hayes; Rob Strain
president & CEO; president, Aerospace
1880
2
Woodward Inc.
1081 Woodward Way
Fort Collins, CO 80524
1,7121
7,475
Components and systems that enable energy control, efficient operations and lower emissions in large industrial engines.
970-482-5811
www.woodward.com
Thomas Gendron
president, CEO & chairman
1870
3
Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp.
1600 Commerce St.
Boulder, CO 80301-2734
1,600
2,6932
Develops and manufactures spacecraft, advanced instruments and sensors, components, data exploitation systems and RF solutions for strategic, tactical and scientific applications.
303-939-6100
www.ballaerospace.com
John Hayes
CEO, president
1956
4
Maxar Technologies Inc.
1300 W. 120th Ave.
Westminster, CO 80234
1,2073
6,100
Provides high-resolution satellite imagery.
303-684-4000
www.maxar.com
Dan Jablonsky
CEO
1992
5
Sierra Nevada Corp. Space Systems
1722 Boxelder St.
Louisville, CO 80027
580
4,000
SNC’s Space Systems is a full-service space mission provider & product supplier of space technologies & advanced spacecraft for civil, commercial & national security applications.
303-530-1925
www.sncspace.com
Eren Ozmen; Fatih Ozmen
owner and president ; owner and CEO
1963
6
Northrop Grumman Mission Systems Inc.
6120 Longbow Drive
Boulder, CO 80301
2202
30,000
Satellite ground stations supporting missile warning and missile defense.
720-622-6008
www.ngc.com
Janet Grondin
director, OPIR Exploitation Systems
1939
7
Creative Foam Composite Systems
2221 Clayton Place
Berthoud, CO 80513
125
1,400
Manufactures foam core for wind-energy and aerospace companies.
970-444-4711
www.creativefoam.com
Dave Stuck
general manager
1969
8
Blue Canyon Technologies Inc
2550 Crescent Drive
Lafayette, CO 80026
99
99
Provides turnkey small satellite solutions, including nanosatellites, microsatellites, and ESPA-class.
(720) 458-0703
www.bluecanyontech.com
George Stafford; Dwayne Pendleton
CEO and president
2008
9
Advanced Thin Films, a unit of IDEX Corp.
5733 Central Ave.
Boulder, CO 80301
80
80
Precision optical components and ion beam sputtered coatings for applications in scientific research, defense, aerospace, telecommunications, laser and semiconductor manufacturing.
303-815-1545
www.advancedthinfilms.com
Brandon Ballagh
general manager
1992
10
Hirsh Precision Products Inc.
6420 Odell Place
Boulder, CO 80301
75
75
Precision machining (prototype to production), complex assembly, contract manufacturing, R&D product launch support.
303-530-3131
www.hirshprecision.com
Peter Doyle
CEO
1979