RIP Gaston Glock

Glock announced that their founder, Gaston Glock died on Wednesday December 27th, 2023 at the age of 94.

Established in 1963, GLOCK was a trailblazer in advancing polymer firearms. It has since become synonymous with robust handguns widely utilized by law enforcement, military, and civilians globally.

GLOCK’s visionary founder, Gaston Glock, propelled his company to international acclaim through the renowned GLOCK Perfection. Guiding the strategic direction of the GLOCK group of companies until the very end, Glock’s leadership was instrumental.

A statement from GLOCK highlighted, “With foresight, Gaston Glock founded and led his company to become a global leader with the universally esteemed GLOCK Perfection. He remained responsible for steering the strategic course of the GLOCK group and its employees until his last days.”

The company emphasized Glock’s proactive approach to ensure the ongoing success and stability of the company, stating, “It took foresight to secure the continuity and steadfastness of the company. Gaston Glock’s life’s work will endure in his spirit well into the future.”