Kel-Tec expands and acquires a new plant in Wyoming


Kel-Tec CNC Industries is expanding its production capacity with the acquisition of a new 33,000 square foot factory in Rock Springs, Wyoming. The new Cowboy State facility will expand Kel-Tec’s 125,000 square foot industrial space located in Cocoa, Florida.

“I am thrilled to be part of this new adventure in our history,” said Adrian Kellgren, Director of Industrial Production for Kel-Tec. “Wyoming has a rich history as part of the American frontier and that suits our brand, as we constantly explore the boundaries of performance and design, to grow here.”

Kel-Tec firearms are renowned for their innovation and performance. The new facility will therefore focus on advanced manufacturing technology, research and development, and production of state-of-the-art firearms.

Pictured is Rock Springs, Wyoming. Mayor Timothy A. Kaumo said, The City of Rock Springs is beyond thrilled and proud to have Kel-Tec firearms installed here. (Photo courtesy of Vasiliymeshko/Wikimedia Commons)

“While steady expansion is nothing new to us, this is our first expansion into another state and we couldn’t be more excited to advance our innovative designs and production processes. in Wyoming,” said Kel-Tec Sales and Marketing Director Derek Kelgren.

Although the company’s initial start-up was modest, the Rock Springs plant is designed to accommodate up to 250+ employees across multiple industrial disciplines.

“In Wyoming, we value our open spaces, our recreation and our hunting and proudly defend our Second Amendment rights,” Governor Mark Gordon said. “Because of these values ​​and our business-friendly environment, I am pleased to welcome Kel-Tec Firearms to Wyoming.”

“The future of our business is tied to the future of the American free spirit,” said George Kellgren, founder, president and CEO of Kel-Tec. “Wyoming has been a beacon of liberty and freedom for America, and it’s only right that we be part of it.”

Learn more about Kel-Tec here.


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