Kel-Tec CNC Industries Inc. is an American developer and manufacturer of firearms. Founded in 1991 and based in Cocoa, Florida, the company has manufactured firearms since 1995, starting with semi-automatic pistols and expanding to rifles and then shotguns. Kel-Tec is a privately owned Florida corporation. George Kellgren is the owner and Chief Engineer. He is the Swedish designer who also designed many earlier Husqvarna (in Sweden), Swedish Interdynamics AB (in Sweden), Intratec, and Grendel brand firearms. The company has been developing and manufacturing a wide variety of firearms, ranging from automatic handguns i.e. pistols to automatic rifles and shotguns.