Estes AWS formed as a result of the acquisition of Automated Weapon Security by Estes Design and Manufacturing, Inc. Automated Weapon Security began manufacturing and selling automated weapon vaults for law enforcement in 2011. Estes Design and Manufacturing, Inc. is a full-service, ISO 9001-certified sheet metal fabricator founded in 1976, which services its customers with high-quality products, innovative design, performance and speed.
Today Estes AWS Rapid Access Weapon Lockers are being sold nation-wide. The products can open electronically with no combinations to remember, which helps Protect Law Enforcement by allowing officers to be presented with their weapons quickly when the occasion arises. The security features of the lockers Protect Communities by keeping weapons out of the hands of criminals. With the resources of Estes Design and Manufacturing, the company continues to improve the products available to the law enforcement community and offers custom design and manufacturing capabilities to make product enhancements and customizations.