Operational since 1938, Lite Metals Company is a magnesium foundry. Based in Ravenna, Ohio, it produces magnesium and aluminum sand castings. The company offers a wide array of processes, including pattern shop casting, chem cure, finishing, NDT (non destruct testing) and quality. It serves the helicopter industry with commercial applications in the racing sector as well as other miscellaneous markets. Lite Metals Company is ISO 9001:2000/AS9100B and National Aerospace and Defense Contractors Accreditation Program (NADCAP) certified. The company has affiliations with AirCraft Wheels LLC.