Top USA Firearm Manufacturers Report

Who are the top firearms manufacturers in America?

posted on May 28, 2024
Top Usa Firearm Manufacturers Report

Orchid, a leader in FFL technology, payment processing and firearm and explosives compliance services, has published a comprehensive analysis of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives’ (ATF) 2022 Annual Firearms Manufacturing and Exportation Report. It provides an in-depth breakdown of the top 30 firearm manufacturers overall, as well as a number of detailed charts categorizing the leading manufacturers by pistols, rifles, revolvers and shotguns.

“Our goal is to provide the firearm industry with the most accurate and detailed information available,” said Leland Nichols, chief strategy and business development officer at Orchid. “By analyzing the ATF's data and presenting it in an accessible format, we aim to help manufacturers and FFLs stay informed and competitive.”

According to the company’s findings, the top 10 manufacturers overall (volume of handguns, rifles and shotguns combined) were—in descending order—Ruger, SIG Sauer, Smith & Wesson, Savage Arms, Springfield Armory, Palmetto State Armory, Glock, Mossberg, Henry Repeating Arms and Heritage Manufacturing.

In rifles, again starting with the frontrunner, Ruger, Savage Arms, Henry Repeating Arms, Springfield Armory, Smith & Wesson, Radical Firearms, Palmetto State Armory, Diamondback Firearms, Mossberg and SIG Sauer led the way in 2022.

Mossberg was tops in shotguns, followed by Savage Arms, RemArms, Beretta, KelTec, Legacy Sports International, Outdoor Colors, Henry Repeating Arms, Smith & Wesson and Accord Manufacturing.

For pistols it was SIG Sauer, Ruger, Smith & Wesson, Glock, Taurus, Springfield Armory, Kimber, Palmetto State Armory, Beretta and SCCY. And in revolvers Heritage Manufacturing claimed the gold medal, followed by Smith & Wesson, Ruger, Colt, Kimber, Diamondback Firearms, North American Arms, Standard Manufacturing, Bearman Industries and Automated Finishing.

Orchid is an industry leader in providing firearms compliance solutions. Through innovative technology and expert insights, it empowers FFLs to streamline their operations and maintain strict compliance with ATF regulations.


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