Headquartered in Germany, Umarex is the world market leader in licensed replica handguns, while Austrian-based Glock revolutionized the firearms industry with its simple, safe design polymer-based pistols, still a favorite of military and law enforcement agencies worldwide and among pistol owners.
“For years now, the trust between our two companies has been growing and we are looking forward to further developing this relationship with GLOCK. From November 2017 onwards, gun fans will find the first replicas of these famous pistols in outdoor retail locations almost everywhere in the world,” commented Eyck Pflaumer, managing partner of Umarex.
According to their agreement, Umarex will build the famous Glock pistols in the categories "Airguns" (4.5 mm / .177) and "Airsoft" (6 mm).These replicas will be distributed worldwide through sporting goods dealers, except in France and French territories. Umarex USA and the Elite Force Airsoft group of Umarex USA will distribute the world-leading Glock pistol replicas exclusively throughout North America. Distribution in the USA is expected to begin first quarter 2018. Particularly attractive for collectors, the license allows the replicas to carry the original markings and be marketed in authentic packaging.
Founded in 1972, Umarex range of products comprises guns for defense and leisure time as well as sporting arms, airsoft guns, steel goods and top quality LED lighting devices. Umarex USA, Incorporated is one of North America's fastest growing outdoor sport and recreation companies. On its part, in 2017 Glock celebrates its 31st Anniversary in the United States.