Contact Us Search Directions FAQ Alert System Return Home
Port Authority LogoManagement. Development. Leadership.
A Guide Return to Home Page
  Our Customers
The Port Authority is property manager for the Central Ohio Aerospace & Technology Center. Our customers include operations for Fortune 100 companies to small businesses.

Our Employers
The Central Ohio Aerospace & Technology Center houses 23 different companies with an additional customer in Union Township.

Base Campus
Guidance Systems
The Boeing Company
Bionetics DESG
DCMA - Dayton-Heath
Northrop Grumman
L3 Communications

Bionetics AFPSL

Homestead Beer Company
Port Authority
Transportation Improvement District(TID)

South Campus
Samuel Packaging Systems
Kaiser Aluminum
Hexagon Ragasco
Ariel Corp.
GB Food

The Central Ohio Aerospace & Technology Center is among Ohio's top five largest concentrations of the aerospace and defense industry. Combined, the employers at the Aerospace Center employ 1,250 people.

The Port Authority enjoys a strong working relationship with its existing customers, testimony for others to locate at the Aerospace Center campus.

The Boeing Company
Boeing-Heath is the largest employer on the Aerospace Center campus. The Heath plant is recognized within The Boeing Company as a Strategic Fabrication Center for small-scale assembly, integration and test for electronics, guidance, and navigation systems.

Boeing's strategic partners include Bionetics AFPSL, Bionetics DESG, Draper, Honeywell, Kearfott, Northrop Grumman, and L3 Communications.

The Air Force Metrology and Calibration Program (AFMETCAL) division's mission is to develop and sustain precision measurement capabilities ensuring accurate, reliable, and safe air and space weapon systems performance.

Bionetics and its contract partner, ARTi, Inc, hold the government contract for metrology and calibration to manage the Air Force Primary Standards Laboratory, a model for outsourcing of a government laboratory.

Bionetics Defense Engineering Services Group
Bionetics DESG provides maintenance, overhaul and repair of the inertial guidance systems for missiles. Bionetics DESG has offices and labs in the Horton Building on the campus and clean room space in the Boeing Building.

DCMA Dayton-Heath
The Defense Contract Management Agency (DCMA) is on-site at the Aerospace Center ensuring the Department of Defense contracts in the region are delivered on time and to specifications.

Homestead Beer Company
A craft brewer occupies 831 Irving Wick Drive West, a former technical orders building housing Air Force work papers on the Base Campus. The brewery is the largest brewery in Licking County.

Samuel Packaging Systems
The Toronto, Canada-headquartered company opened on the South Campus of the Aerospace and Technology Center in 2007 with a steel fabrication manufacturing operation with a state-of-the-art heat-treat line as part of its production capabilities.

The labs and regional offices for this NDT (non destructive testing) company have a long history in Heath. MISTRAS is located in a state-of-the-art facility located on the South Campus of the Aerospace Center.

Hexagon Ragasco
The Raufoss, Norway-headquartered company is the world's leading producer of composite LPG cylinders with over 12 million units in use worldwide. Hexagon Ragasco is a leader in composite manufacturing, providing lightweight solutions for automotive, heavy duty and gas transportation.

Ariel Corporation
The Heath Plant for the gas compressors manufacturer is located on the South Campus of the Central Ohio Aerospace and Technology Center.

  Last Updated: Oct. 13, 2016
  © Copyright . Heath-Newark-Licking County Port Authority. All rights reserved.
  Phone: (740) 788-5500   E-mail: