Barrel Manufacturer Acquires Additional Technology to Offer Unmatched Production Capacity

MENOMONEE FALLS, Wis. (December 16, 2020) – Vortakt® Barrel Works continues to develop its state-of-the-art automation capability in the OEM production of rifle and pistol barrels, further improving the level of support currently provided to its clientele of firearm manufacturers.

“The firearm industry is currently encountering unprecedented demand for quality rifle and pistol barrels,” said Chad Weister, Division Manager of Vortakt Barrel Works. “Vortakt has heavily invested in automation and manufacturing technology in order to provide our clients with improved product performance, excellent pricing, and highly competitive lead times.”

As part of its automation initiative, Vortakt recently acquired the following new machine tools and robots:

  • Fanuc M-20iA/35M Robot
  • UNISIG R25 Series ball screw driven CNC rifling machine for both single point cut and button-rifling operations.
  • 2019 Okuma LT2000EX w/ 700mm length capacity, twin turret, twin spindle, 1 live steady rest with live tooling and Y-axis motion
  • 2020 Amada/Marvel PA260MPC Automatic Bandsaw

For more information on how Vortakt is revolutionizing barrel manufacturing technology, visit its recent blog post: Automating the Barrel Blank Manufacturing Process.

About Vortakt Barrel Works

Vortakt leverages the most modern in gun drilling technology and manufacturing automation to push the limits of deep hole drilling for OEM barrel production. From 50 to 10,000+ pieces, Vortakt produces critical parts at production volumes for a wide variety of firearm manufacturers. For additional information, contact or call (262) 345-0888.

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