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Faxon Firearms engineers and manufactures complete upper receivers that will fit any mil spec AR/15 lower platform. We are intensely focused on providing a new and innovative upper that will set the standard for the rest of the industry.
In 2011, Bob Faxon, a firearms enthusiast and lifelong shooter, had an idea to design an AR-15 upper with all the features that he wanted on his current ARs but didn’t have. In 2012 Faxon Firearms was born.
Bob set aside a part of Faxon Machining to begin the firearms business. Faxon Machining was started in 1978 in Cincinnati, Ohio, and over the years has served a wide range of industries such as defense, aerospace, medical, automotive, and oil and energy.
Faxon machining is ISO accredited and can put over a 100 years of machining experience with its experienced staff, operators, and engineers.
Manufacturing Strategic Solutions for Tactical Problems
Bob Faxon and Barry Faxon are avid gun enthusiasts, collectors, and marksmen. They are both Eagle Scouts, members of the NRA, and proud defenders of the 2nd Amendment. And, not coincidentally, Bob and Barry have been solving machined product manufacturing problems for three decades as the owners and managers of Faxon Machining, Inc.
Faxon Machining has machined more than 30,000,000 parts, has performed more than 6,500,000 hours of machining, and more than 125,000 hours of engineering services for customers. Some of the company’s machined parts have gone into the most complex, expensive and risk intense mechanical systems ever devised. Throughout the years, Faxon Machining, with extensive certifications and world class performances has earned its way to working with world class customers. This has resulted in providing parts used on the ocean floor, for the oil industry, in theaters of combat protecting our warfighters, in the cars you drive, in the aircraft you fly in, on the Space Station, and now on Mars.
Now all of this experience and capabilitiy has been focused with the goal of providing a unique and innovative upper receiver for the AR-15 platform.