Featured Smith & Wesson Buys Gemtech Dave Merrill July 2, 2017 Join the Conversation 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. Explore RECOILweb:Home Defense: Responding to Home InvasionAfterSHOT: High Threat ConcealmentWeekly Deals From Around the Firearms IndustryAerial Gunnery- Helo Shooting Hover Games NEXT STEP: Download Your Free Target Pack from RECOILFor years, RECOIL magazine has treated its readers to a full-size (sometimes full color!) shooting target tucked into each big issue. Now we've compiled over 50 of our most popular targets into this one digital PDF download. From handgun drills to AR-15 practice, these 50+ targets have you covered. Print off as many as you like (ammo not included). Get your pack of 50 Print-at-Home targets when you subscribe to the RECOIL email newsletter. We'll send you weekly updates on guns, gear, industry news, and special offers from leading manufacturers - your guide to the firearms lifestyle.You want this. Trust Us.