Our Story

Who is LMT Advanced Technologies?

We are shooters. We are hunters. We are veterans. LMT Advanced Technologies (AT) designs, manufactures, and delivers high-end, quality products to enhance recreational experiences and increase mission readiness for our U.S. and international government customers. Located in Caldwell, Ohio, LMT AT is dedicated to the small arms industry and it is committed to providing complete customer satisfaction. 

LMT Advanced Technologies Customer Commitment

At LMT AT, we believe in providing customers with state-of-the-art technologies. We believe in providing quality products – that work the 1st time and last a long time. Maybe you’re going on the hunt of a lifetime? Maybe you’re a professional and your life depends on your equipment? Whatever the reason, we want to earn your business and trust. We enjoy meeting and talking with customers because we want to hear your stories, your concerns, and answer your questions. And we are always interested in how we can improve our products. Whether you’re new to shooting or a seasoned professional, we hope you’ll consider purchasing LMT AT products.

How did LMT Advanced Technologies get started?

For over 40 years, Lewis Machine & Tool Company (LMT®), DBA LMT Defense®, has been a pioneer in the firearms industry. They are known for inventing, engineering, and manufacturing premium firearms. LMT focuses on system accuracy, reliability, and products that will exceed the abuse of combat. In 2015, Karl Lewis, President of LMT, wanted to create a separate company dedicated to innovative shooting solutions. He invested heavily in developing new technology, buying cutting edge manufacturing equipment, and hiring knowledgeable industry people. In 2020, he hired Chris Estadt to lead LMT AT as General Manager.  

Chris’ Bio

Chris served in the U.S. Army as a Platoon Leader and Executive Officer with the 82nd ABN DIV, FT Bragg, NC and graduated from Ranger, Airborne, Air Assault, and Jumpmaster schools. Additionally, he graduated from The Citadel, The Military College of SC, and holds an MBA from Ohio University. He has over 30 years of experience as an entrepreneur, Vice President of Sales & Marketing, Vice President of Business Development, National Sales Manager, Sr. Regional Director, and small business owner in the small arms industry. His family enjoys hunting, fishing, shooting, exploring, exercising, and sports. Other family hobbies include managing their forest for timber and wildlife, making maple syrup, bee keeping, and hobby farming.

Our Commitment to Quality

LMT AT is ISO 9001:2015 certified and promotes a commitment to continual improvement and exceeding quality objectives. That is why we provide a lifetime warranty against all manufacturing defects and damages caused by the normal use of this product. And, if for any reason your suppressor is not eligible for repair or replacement, you may purchase a replacement suppressor for 50% off the MSRP!