Faxon Firearms Announces Acquisition of Houlding Precision Firearms

Mar 28th 2015

Faxon Firearms Announces Acquisition of Houlding Precision Firearms

Cincinnati, OH (March. 2015) – Faxon Firearms, the manufacturer of the ARAK platform, is proud to announce the acquisition of Houlding Precision Firearms of Madera, California. Faxon Firearms will continue the Houlding Precision Firearms brand and will assume the manufacturing of Houlding Precision Firearms’ products.

Under the terms of the agreement, Houlding Precision Firearms is moving its operations to Faxon's corporate facility in Cincinnati, OH. Todd Houlding, founder of Houlding Precision Firearms, will be joining Faxon Firearms as the Principal Engineering & Programming Manager.

The acquisition of Houlding Precision Firearms will add billet AR-15s (traditional and carbon fiber models), along with programming to Faxon’s established MuzzLok®, BackStrap safety and ARAK® platforms. Other new products for both the AR-15 and ARAK platform are currently in development.

During the move, most Houlding Precision Firearms’ products will be unavailable for purchase. Faxon Firearms expects to resume normal operations and shipment of Houlding Precision Firearms’ products during Q2 of this year.

“We are excited to bring Houlding Precision Firearms into Faxon Firearms,” says Bob Faxon, President of Faxon Firearms. “We are especially enthusiastic to have Todd Houlding joining us in Ohio. His commitment to excellence is bar-none and he will fit in with the team here helping us focus on expeditious new product development. His expertise creating novel products and designing performance-oriented firearms compliments Faxon’s ceaseless innovation.”

“The Houlding Precision and Faxon brands and products are complimentary,” commented Houlding, . “Both of our companies put quality, customer service, and innovation above all else. I look forward to working within the Faxon team to continue developing new products. With the additional resources, we are confident that the team will continue to push the envelope.”

About Faxon Firearms:

Faxon Firearms manufactures the innovative ARAK platform, ISO quality certified firearms barrels and unique firearms accessories. With a rich history in manufacturing for aerospace, medical, automotive and the defense industries, Faxon Firearms is dedicated to incessant innovation and quality manufacturing. Faxon Firearms' flagship product, the ARAK® platform is a family of long-stroke gas piston complete upper receiver assemblies designed to seamlessly interface with the standard AR-15 and LR-308 systems.

For more information on Faxon Firearms visit them online at www.faxonfirearms.com.

About Houlding Precision Firearms:

Now a brand of Faxon Firearms, Houlding Precision manufactures a growing line of AR-Style weapon systems and components. Their famous HPF-15 line of receivers and rifles start with solid blocks of 7075 T6 aluminum billets and are precision machined to create a product that any gun enthusiast, hunter or competition shooter would be proud to own. With an expanding line of products including carbon-fiber M-LOK handguards, carbon fiber receiver extensions, and innovative muzzle brakes combined with unsurpassed customer service Houlding Precision stands to become a leader in the black rifle marketplace.

For more information on Houlding Precision, visit them online atwww.houldingfirearms.com.

For press enquiries or product information contact Josh Sykes, Blue August Public Relations at josh@blueaugust.com.

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