2010 Top 100

Top 100 Revenue: $213,982,367
Defense Revenue: $134,285,810
Civilian Revenue: $79,696,558
2009 Revenue: $7.4 billion
2009 Earnings: $387.9 million
2008 Revenue: $7.6 billion
2008 Earnings: $319.5 million
Number of employees: 14500
Headquarters: Boulder, Colorado
Website: https://www.ball.com/aerospace

David L. Taylor, president and CEO

Carol Lane, VP, corporate strategy and federal relations

Ticker: BLL
Lines of business: Intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance, space science and exploration, weather and environment, integrated battlespace, space superiority and technology components
Major customers: Navy, Marine Corps, Air Force, Defense Department, NASA, Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency and National Geospatial Agency
Major contracts/projects: "The Navy’s Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command selected Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp., in April 2010 for Geosat Follow-on 2, the next generation ocean altimetry satellite. GFO-2 measurements will be used for global ocean, and tactical battlespace characterization. Ball Aerospace will upgrade the payloads, as compared to the original GFO satellite that was launched in 1998, with a dual frequency radar altimeter, and provide enhanced radio frequency interference immunity with reduced data latency. "