THE GUN COMPANY is a Division of Nichols Mfg Inc.

Founded in 1979, Nichols Mfg is a family owned and operated contract manufacturing company. We are ITAR Registered, ISO 9001:2008 and AS9100 Certified. We specialize in medium to complex machined parts and mechanical assemblies for the Aerospace and Defense Industry. We have successfully maintained a Gold Star Quality rating as a preferred supplier for over 25 yrs with companies like Lockheed Martin, Rockwell Collins, ATK, and NASA just to name a few. Through the years, the list of strategic Aerospace and Defense programs that we support has grown to include the International Space Station, FBM Program (Fleet Ballistic Missiles), F-14, F-15, F18, F-35 Fighter Programs, Marine Corps P-7 Vehicle, and numerous satellite programs. Our team of machinists, engineers, and support staff have a strong work ethic and an ability to think outside of the box which results in fast and effective solutions to complex manufacturing challenges. Our experience in the Aerospace/Defense industry brings a valuable addition to our OEM customers needs in the form of competitive pricing and quick lead times, (both in production and manufacturing as well as rapid prototyping ), while maintaining the highest quality standards and workmanship to which we are held accountable for. With almost 4 decades of contract based manufacturing experience, THE GUN COMPANY is set to exceed the firearms industry standards as a premier OEM Manufacture to select industry partners now and in the future through continuous improvement, and a commitment to providing our customers with high quality products that exceed their requirements and expectations.