About Us

A reputation etched in history

Baron Engraving, Inc. is the largest, most versatile independent finishing company in the United States, today. For 37 years, we’ve been 100% dedicated to decorative and industrial engraving of high-value, 3-dimensional products. More than anything, through our Baron Art Studio  we're known for combining creative design services with processing excellence to help manufacturers, organizations and individuals enhance the appearance, value and profitability of their products.

Yesterday meets tomorrow

Everyday, we merge hand-engraving techniques used for centuries with today’s ever-expanding engraving technologies. We’re excited to embrace the ultra-new while respecting the age-old. It’s how we transform a wide range of products into personalized works of art.

We’re in this together

Both Baron Engraving and the Baron Art Studio partner with customers to help determine project needs, timeline, budget, and the very best engraving processes possible. This creative collaboration is why the vast majority of Baron customers are repeat customers.

1982

Baron Technology, Inc. was founded by Frank Baron, with a core mission, “the application of science to the arts.” True to this mission, Frank successfully applied the science of acid etching to 3-dimensional objects, with a focus on the fine art of firearm engraving. Baron Technology was incorporated on May 20, 1982. His son, David Baron, joined Baron Technology in August of the same year.

1983

Baron Technology moves to its current home Spring Hill Road in Trumbull, CT.

1989

Creative Director, Scott Jeffrey, joins the Baron Team to expand the company’s capabilities in precious metal plating, and continues to lead in the development and oversight of the company's processes and artwork development.

1993

Baron is chosen by Winchester to develop designs and to engrave a series of rifles to celebrate the Model 1894's 100th Anniversary. The success of this anniversary project plays a key role in elevating the company’s position in the industry and becomes a launch pad for other limited-edition projects with major manufacturers, including the Marlin Firearms Company, Browning and Remington.

1994

Baron Technology adds laser engraving to its capabilities, which further expands the company’s ability to engrave metals, wood, plastic, ceramics and glass.

1996

Baron adds old world craftsmanship to its growing list of capabilities by hiring the company’s first first full-time hand engraver, Jim O’Reilly.

1997

Baron refines the classic roll-engraving processes with the addition of its sculpted engraving technique that allows the company to reproduce hand-engraved looks in a production setting.

David Baron assumes the role of company President.

2000

Baron refines its capabilities and creates stunning new looks on wood by using CO2 laser engraving that is combined hand painting.

2007

Baron absorbs the Ruger Custom Shop and gains the seasoned skills of two outstanding engravers, Rob Bunting and Heidi Roos.

2012

Frank Baron celebrates his retirement, and Dave Baron assumes the role of CEO and president, as well as ownership of the company.

2017

Baron is recognized by the Hunting Heritage Trust for exemplary contributions to shooting sports, raising over $500,000 through the SHOT Show auction.

Dave Miles rejoins the company assuming the role of company president.

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