Stephen Troy Jr. – Founder CEO of Troy Industries Inc.

Troy Industries Hummer by Predator Inc.Stephen Troy, Jr. is a Massachusetts State Trooper, an Air Force reservist and a successful entrepreneur. A commitment to service and a passion for designing high performance weapons have propelled his law enforcement, military and business career.

Troy was born in Connecticut in 1970 and was drawn to service as a young boy, eventually becoming an Eagle Scout, a member of the Civil Air Patrol, a Police Explorer and a martial arts expert. He began his military career in 1987 as a member of the Connecticut Air National Guard and later transferred to the US Air Force Reserve.

Troy Industries Hummer by Predator Inc.Early in his military role he began serious exploration of what would become a lifelong passion – the expert use and development of small arms. He took advantage of every opportunity to train and earned certification in weapons ranging from the M-16 rifle to the M-60 machine gun. During his military career he’s been called to active duty twice, has served in the Middle East and extended his training in small arms development and counter-terrorism.

Troy began his law enforcement career in 1988 and has served as a Massachusetts State Trooper since 1999. Several years ago, he began sharing his knowledge of small arms design as a professional consultant. In 2003, he and his wife, Oytun, formed their own company, Troy Industries, with a goal of designing and manufacturing top quality small arms components and accessories.

With an unrelenting focus on quality and innovation, the company enjoyed phenomenal growth. In only a few years in business, Troy’s flagship product, Folding BattleSights, gained a solid reputation as the industry’s finest. Other Troy products, including rails, slings and full weapon upgrades made a mark on the industry as well.

Troy IndustriesIconic firearms manufacturers such as Smith & Wesson, Sturm Ruger & Company, Sig Sauer and others took notice and began incorporating Troy products into their new weapons. Today, Troy Industries is one of America’s largest suppliers of OEM small arms accessories, with a wide ranging customer base of military and law enforcement personnel. What started as a small family-run business has grown to more than 40 employees. The company is preparing to purchase and move into a new large-scale manufacturing and office facility in West Springfield, Massachusetts.

Steve and Oytun Troy stay involved in the day-to-day business operation and enjoy the challenge of managing a company with a seemingly unlimited potential for growth. They enjoy participating in trade shows and getting the word out about their company – and their Predator-built Hummer plays a large role in their work. They believe that by staying focused on the company’s original commitment to quality and innovation, Troy Industries will continue to thrive.