Firearm and Handgun Manufacturers

We have compiled a list of gun manufacturers, it is not all encompassing. However we are always adding to this list.

 

Click on the company name, or logo and it will take you to the manufacturer’s website.

 

 

Be sure to visit Guns Specifications section, it is full of knowledge and will increase your expertise of guns.

 

Manufacturer 

 

  Armalite

The original Armalite was a division of the Fairchild Aircraft Company, and developed the AR-15.They sold the rights to that rifle to Colt. The Current Armalite company makes AR-15, AR-180 and AR-10 Rifles.

Armalite

Armalite


 Auto-Ordnance Corp 

Founded in 1916 by John T. Thompson and others. Their Products included various models of Thompson machine gun. The company was associated with Savage Arms Corp. from 1939 and then Merged with Maguire Industries in 1944.

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 Barret

This company was established to manufacture the Barrett Light Fifty (known as the M82A1 in military use.) The company now makes AR-15 rifles in 6.8mm and a prototype semi-automatic 20mm grenade launcher.

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 Benelli 

Benelli Armi SpA was founded in 1911 with production focused on motorcycles. In the mid-1960’s the firearms business was started. THe company manufactures shotguns, rifles and pistols.

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 Beretta

beretta

 Bersa

bersa

 Browning

browning

 Bushmaster

bushmaster

 Cadillac Gage

Manufactured many Vietnam-era military vehicles and artillery pieces.American military contractor that manufactures armored vehicles, turrets, advanced marine craft, surface effects ships, and other weapon systems. It is owned by Textron, and was formed in the merger between Cadillac Gage and Textron Marine in 1994.

textron marine and Land

textron marine and Land

 Calico

Based in Oregon, Calico produces firearms that use the top mounted, helical feed magazine that can take between 50 and 100 rounds.

Calico Light weapons systems

Calico Light weapons systems

 Ceska Zbrojavka

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 Colt

Founded in 1836 by Samuel Colt to manufacture his handgun design, Colt went on to rifles, pistols and machine guns and produced huge volumes of all for the US Military in World Wars I an II, Korea and Vietnam, Colt is the main producer of M16 an M4 today. In 2002 the company was split between Colt Manufacturing Company.

Colt

Colt

 Dillon Aero

A new manufacturer to the small arms business, Dillon Aero re-designed and manufactured new parts for existing miniguns, and then went on to produce new ones when the US government found there were not enough of the old ones.

 Dillon Aero

 Connecticut Valley Arms

CVA

CVA

 

 Dakota Arms

dakota arms

dakota arms

 

 FireStorm

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 Franchi

Franchi

Franchi

 Freedom Arms

 Freedom Arms
Freedom Arms

 Glock

Glock Perfection
Glock Perfection


 Heckler Koch

HK

HK

 

 Henry Repeating Rifles

 Henry Repeating Rifles

 High Standard Co.

Founded  in Connecticut in 1926. In 1932 the company purchased Hartford Arms and Equipment Company. It was purchased by Leisure Group in the 1960s and subsequently bought out by the management in 1978. In 1993, the company was acquired by High Standard Manufacturing Company Inc.

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high standard


 Hi-Point

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high-point-firearms

 Ithaca Gun Company

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 Kel-Tec-Cnc

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 Kimber

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 Knight Rifle

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knight rifles


 Llama

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 Marlin Firearms Co 

Founded in 1870 by John M. Marlin. In 1915 a New York syndicate bought the company and named it Marlin Rockwell Corporation. In 2000 Marlin bought the assets of H&R 1871, A US manufacturer of shotguns and rifles.

 

 Mossberg

 

 North American Arms

 


Olympic Arms

 Para-Ordnance

 

 Red Jacket Firearms

Red Jacket Firearms

Red Jacket Firearms


 Remington Firearms

Founded in 1816 by Eliphalet remington. The first production was flintlock rifles. It continues to produce both arms and ammunition. It is one of the oldest manufacturing concerns in the US.

 


Rossi Firearms

 

 Ruger

The late BIll Ruger was a weapons designer in World War II. He founded his firm in 1949, and pioneered the use of stampings and investment castings in US arms production. It is now the largest manufacturer of firearms in the United States.

 

 SAKO

 Savage Arms 

Founded in 1894. As with many sporting foods manufacturers, Savage manufactured weapons for the war effort, in both World War I and World War II. Their primary product in peacetime was (and still is) a lever action hunting rifle, although they produce arms for other activities such as law enforcement.

 

 SigArms

 

 Smith & Wesson

Its origins lie in the partnership between Horace Smith and Daniel Wesson, dating 1852. First success came in 1856 with manufacture of the .22 rimfire revolver. It was an important producer of firearms during the American CIvil War and later during World Wars I and II. It is now the largest producer of handguns in the United States.


 Springfield Armory

Established in 1794 as the official government arsenal, Springfield was closed in 1968 when the government acquisition process was changed.

 

 Stoeger

 

Taurus

Forjas Taurus was established in Brazil in Porto Alegre in 1937. It opened an affiliated company in Miami, USA, in 1968 Taurus International began to produce Beretta pistols under licence. From the 1990s it began to produce its own range of pistols and revolvers in both countries.

 

 Thompson Center Arms

 

 Traditions Firearms

 

 Walther

Walther

Walther

 Weatherby

 Winchester Guns

 

 Magnum Research

 Magnum Research
Magnum Research
 
 

 

Firearm Manufacturers in Alphabetical Order

 

  • 45GunParts.com
    Parts for repair, replacement, or reconditioning.
    www.45gunparts.com
  • ArmaLite
    Manufacturer of sporting and competition rifles.
    www.armalite.com
  • Barrett Rifles
    Specializes in .50 Caliber rifles and accessories.
    www.barrettrifles.com
  • Benelli USA
    Manufacturer of hunting and sporting shotguns.
    www.benelliusa.com
  • Beretta
    Official site of Beretta, the Italian pistol and firearms manufacturer. Find out about Beretta handguns, shotguns, apparel, accessories, and spare or replacement parts, or find a dealer near you.
    www.beretta.com
  • Browning
    Pistol and shotgun manufacturer.
    www.browning.com
  • Bushmaster Firearms, Inc.
    Complete weapons, kits, and parts for all your hunting and sporting handguns and rifles.
    www.bushmaster.com
  • Charles Daly
    Shooting sports specialists offering shotguns, rifles, and pistols.
    www.charlesdaly.com
  • Christensen Arms
    Makers of lightweight, graphite barreled rifles.
    www.christensenarms.com
  • Cobra Firearms
    Manufactures an assortment of compact handguns for personal protection. Site includes online sales to order parts and shooting accessories, also search for local dealers.
    www.cobrapistols.net
  • Colt
    Official site of Colt, manufacturer of pistols, revolvers, rifles, and handgun accessories. Shop online for a Colt handgun or long gun, or order a custom weapon.
    www.coltsmfg.com
  • CZ-USA
    Firearms manufacturer.
    www.cz-usa.com
  • Daisy Manufacturing Company, Inc.
    Manufacturer of airguns, ammo, and accessories.
    www.daisy.com
  • Dillon Precision
    Manufacturer, distributor, and mail order source for reloading equipment and accessories.
    www.dillonprecision.com
  • Edward Arms Company
    Manufacturer of custom and single build AR15 style rifles and accessories.
    www.edwardarms.com
  • European American Armory Corp.
    Official site for EAA Corp, manufacture of pistols, shotguns, airguns, revolvers, and target rifles. Find firearm specifications along with manuals, safety tips, parts, and accessories.
    www.eaacorp.com
  • Fabbrica d’Armi Pietro Beretta
    Maker of guns, firearms, and hunting weapons since 1526.
    www.beretta.it
  • Freedom Arms, Inc.
    Revolver manufacturer.
    www.freedomarms.com
  • G. L. Jones, Fine Custom Rifles and Hand Engraving
    Makers of historically accurate and reproduction colonial firearms, flintlocks, and fowlers.
    www.muzzleloader-guns-glj.com
  • GLOCK
    Official site of GLOCK, the manufacturer of handguns, knives, and accessories. Get information about GLOCK pistols and products, firearm safety, or the company and its history. In English and German.
    www.glock.com
  • Heckler & Koch, Inc.
    U.S. subsidiary of Heckler & Koch, GmbH.
    www.hecklerkoch-usa.com
  • Heritage Manufacturing, Inc.
    Manufacturer of single action revolvers and semi automatic pistols.
    www.heritagemfg.com
  • High Standard Manufacturing Company, Inc.
    Manufacturer of .22 target pistols, replacement parts, and accessories.
    www.highstandard.com
  • Ithaca Gun
    Produces shotguns for hunting and target, trap, and clay shooting.
    www.ithacagun.com
  • Kahr Arms
    Makers of high quality 9mm and .40 caliber compact semi-autos pistols designed for concealed carry.
    www.kahr.com
  • Kel-Tec CNC Industries Inc.
    Manufactures lightweight pistols and carbines.
    www.kel-tec-cnc.com
  • Ken Moody Hunting Enterprises
    Offers trips in Tennessee, Alabama, and Africa. Also offers videos, arrows, and rifles.
    www.kenmoody.com
  • Kimber of America
    Manufacturer of rifles and pistols.
    www.kimberamerica.com
  • LaserMax
    Manufacturer of laser gun sights for law enforcement and the shooting sports community.
    www.lasersightsusa.com
  • Lazzeroni Arms Company
    Manufactures longe range hunting rifles and proprietary maximum velocity ammunition.
    www.lazzeroni.com
  • Magnum Research Inc.
    Manufacturers of pistols including the Desert Eagle, Lone Eagle, Baby Eagle, and more.
    www.magnumresearch.com
  • Marlin
    Rifle manufacturer with information on dealers and a catalog of firearms.
    www.marlinfirearms.com
  • Mauser-Werke Oberndorf
    Company home.
    www.mauser-online.com
  • MTM Case-Gard
    Manufactures Case-Gard shooting sports accessories and products.
    www.mtmcase-gard.com
  • North American Arms, Inc.
    Makers of the 5-shot mini-revovler in .22 caliber.
    www.naaminis.com
  • O.F. Mossberg
    Manufacturer of pump-action shotguns.
    www.mossberg.com
  • Olympic Arms
    Produces the AR-15’s, 1911 pistols and sporter barrels.
    www.olyarms.com
  • Para Ordnance Mfg. Inc.
    www.paraord.com
  • Remington
    Home of the shooting sports manufacturer. Products include shotguns, apparel, and knives.
    www.remington.com
  • Ronald Wharton Riflemaker
    Provides transfers of firearms through U.K. customs at all major airports in addition to sales of double and secondhand bolt action rifles and shotguns.
    www.bunduki.co.uk
  • Sako Ltd.
    Manufactures hunting and target rifles.
    www.sako.fi
  • Savage Arms
    Manufactures centerfire and rimfire rifles and air rifles.
    www.savagearms.com
  • SIG Arms
    Designs and builds firearms for the military, law enforcement, security agencies, self-defense, hunting, and competition.
    www.sigarms.com
  • SKB Shotguns
    Manufacturer of Side by Side and Over and Under Shotguns.
    www.skbshotguns.com
  • Smith & Wesson
    Official site of Smith & Wesson, the manufacturer of handguns, law enforcement products, and firearm safety and security products. Get technical details on Smith & Wesson pistols and revolvers, shop online, or find a dealer near you.
    www.smith-wesson.com
  • Springfield Armory
    From the famed 1911-A1 to the legendary M1A rifle. Also a large assortment of clothing and accessories.
    www.springfield-armory.com
  • SSK Industries
    Manufactures and markets hunting handguns and ammunition.
    www.sskindustries.com
  • Sturm, Ruger and Company (NYSE:RGR)
    Arms makers for responsible sportsmen.
    www.ruger-firearms.com
  • Taurus International
    Online home of Taurus, makers of hanguns, rifles, ammunition, and other defense, hunting, and security products. Ger information about pistols, revolvers, long guns, and ammunition, or find a Taurus dealer near you.
    www.taurususa.com
  • Valkyrie Arms, Ltd.
    Manufactures semi-automatic versions of classic military machine guns such as the Browning 1919A4.
    www.valkyriearms.com
  • Vector Arms
    Manufacturer, distributor, and dealer of weaponry, accessories, and ammunition, including UZI style guns.
    www.vectorarms.com
  • Weatherby
    Firearms manufacturer.
    www.weatherby.com
  • Wilson Combat
    Whether it’s a Tactical Pistol on a crack house raid in the hands of a SWAT Team point-man or a Special ACCU-COMP capturing the national championship, you can count on Wilson custom guns.
    www.wilsoncombat.com
  • Winchester Rifles and Shotguns
    Manufacturer of rifles, shotguns, gun cases, and shooting gear.
    www.winchester-guns.com
  • ZDF Import/Export, Inc.
    Importer of VEPR Rifle (based on Kalashnikov series) and manufacturer of M96 Expeditionary Rifle (based on Stoner 63 Weapons System).
    www.robarm.com

 

 

Compiled from various lists and sources:

“The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Guns” by Fowler, North, Stronge & Sweeney. Published by Metro Books, New York ISBN 978-1-4351-1729-7

 

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