We pride ourselves on having an innovative research & development team led by our Founder/CTO Kyle Grob. Our CEO, Richard Cope, is a retired US Marine Corps Officer that has overseen billions of dollars of government contracts throughout his career.
KGM Leadership Team
KGM Technologies is a US based Service-Disabled Veteran Owned company, and a world leader in the sound suppressor industry with products to support from .22LR to .50 BMG. Our company’s innovative designs and cutting-edge manufacturing processes specialize in small arms suppressor technology, weapon enhancements, as well as high-level research and development. Our R&D team focuses on the defense industry, advanced material research, including an in-house metals coatings division that has proven to prolong the life and function of weapons used by today’s end-user. KGM’s data-driven engineering creates a fundamental shift in delivering real-world solutions to our warfighter.
Richard Cope CEO – Rick has more than 35+ years leading successful technology and industrial manufacturing companies around the world. His stellar military career and entrepreneurial executive leadership has delivered high-impact growth from research to sustainable revenue, propelling bottom line results, as well as product development and commercialization of numerous products, including his new company KGM Technologies. He is a team motivator and innovative driver building vision-focused producers in dynamic environments, with over 40 issued/filed patents.
Kyle Grob Founder/CTO – Extensive experience in tool design, welding, advanced metallurgy and research and development for a robotic welding company specializing in nuclear and petrochemical applications and the industrial manufacturing process. Founder of KGMade, LLC, an innovative research and development machining fabrication shop focused on the development and manufacturing of firearms and suppressor technology. KGMade expanded and rebranded as KGM Technologies in 2019. A lifelong shooter with hands on weapons experience who has leveraged his knowledge of weapons platforms and suppressor technology into products used by DOD, LE, and civilian personnel alike.