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.
Baron Technology moves to its current home Spring Hill Road in Trumbull, CT.
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.
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.
Baron Technology adds laser engraving to its capabilities, which further expands the company’s ability to engrave metals, wood, plastic, ceramics and glass.
Baron adds old world craftsmanship to its growing list of capabilities by hiring the company’s first full-time hand engraver, Jim O’Reilly.
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.
Baron refines its capabilities and creates stunning new looks on wood by using CO2 laser engraving that is combined hand painting.
Baron absorbs the Ruger Custom Shop and gains the seasoned skills of two outstanding engravers, Rob Bunting and Heidi Roos.
Frank Baron celebrates his retirement, and Dave Baron assumes the role of CEO and president, as well as ownership of the company.
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.