Kahr Firearms Group
Type of company:
Manufacturer (own production)
United States of America
Kahr's parent company, established in 1981, has been a leading supplier of computer numerical control (CNC) machine tools and applications engineering. In 1986, the company expanded by forming a manufacturing division which provides quality contract machining, manufacturing and assembly services for diverse industries, including aerospace, automotive, electronics, medical equipment, scientific instrumentation and telecommunications. This division offers in-house engineering and precision tooling services, as well as, secondary operations that complement the machining and manufacturing capabilities.
The Kahr Firearms Group is a USA based firearms manufacturer which includes Kahr Arms, Thompson, Auto-Ordnance and Magnum Research.
Kahr Arms produces a line of high-quality concealed carry pistols. Kahr's line includes firearms with polymer and stainless steel frames with stainless steel slides in four of the most popular calibers: .380 ACP, 9 mm, .40 S&W and .45 ACP. Kahr Arms, an innovative firearms manufacturer, was founded in 1985 on fifteen years of manufacturing service in precision metalworking industries. Kahr incorporates the inherited professional, technical expertise into all of its operations.
Thompson/Auto-Ordnance Corporation is known as a maker of historical military firearms such as the M1 .30 Caliber Carbine, WWII 1911 .45 ACP Pistols, and semi-auto versions of the world famous "Tommy Gun."
Magnum Research Inc., is a manufacturer and importer of the Desert Eagle pistols, Baby Desert Eagle II pistols, BFR Revolvers, 1911 pistols, Magnum Lite Rimfire and Centerfire Rifles.
Kahr's corporate headquarters are located in Greeley, PA. Production and assembly operations are located in Worcester, Massachusetts, in the region commonly known as "Gun Valley."