Featured Smith & Wesson Buys Gemtech David Merrill July 2, 2017 0 COMMENT Massachusetts firearm company Smith & Wesson just completed the purchase of Idaho silencer manufacturer Gemtech. Forums lit up With rumors over the holiday weekend, but today, Ron Martinez, CEO of Gemtech, responded to an inquiry from RECOIL with this statement: Gemtech, the World’s Leader in Silencers, now has the backing of the most powerful company in the firearms industry: Smith & Wesson. Combined with the outstanding companies of American Outdoor Brands Corporation, this strengthens the decades old team that is Gemtech. We anticipate a press release with more details from Smith & Wesson in the coming days. In the meantime, visit Gemtech online here and Smith & Wesson online here.