United States of America

Raven Industries Inc
205 E 6th St
Sioux Falls SD 57104

Raven Industries Inc


Raven was founded in Sioux Falls, SD, in 1956 as a manufacturer of high-altitude research balloons for the American space program to help solve a great challenge in space exploration.


Today, Raven is represented by three business segments:

  • Applied Technology helps feed the world by providing electronic Global Positioning System (GPS) products and information management tools designed to reduce operating costs and improve yields for the global agriculture market. From field computers to planter and sprayer controls, and from GPS guidance steering systems to wireless technology, Raven is leading the way for precision ag technology that delivers in the field.
  • Engineered Films is an innovative manufacturer of high performance plastic films and sheeting to major markets throughout the United States and abroad.
  • Aerostar has a proven history of successful design, manufacture and integration of tethered aerostats, aerospace platforms, Vista radar systems and surveillance solutions, providing complete situational awareness for a multitude of needs.  In 2012, Aerostar acquired Vista Research based in Arlington, VA. Vista Research has a national reputation for quality work in the development of systems incorporating remote sensing and signal processing techniques. Vista’s Smart Sensor Radar Systems (SSRS) provide a reliable, cost-effective solution for early detection of defined targets and their movement over land and water.
Manufacturer of Armaments