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The Taurus Holdings Companies and Their History

Formed in 1982, Taurus Holdings, Inc. is a Florida based holding company that, in turn, owns companies responsible for some of the most robust firearms brands in the U.S. market. Taurus Holdings is owned by Forjas Taurus, S.A. which is a publicly traded company based in Brazil. Forjas Taurus manufactures a wide variety of consumer and industrial products that are distributed worldwide.
Taurus Holdings manufactures several models of Taurus brand firearms and employs approximately 300 workers and staff in its Miami, Florida facilities. These employees and staff also support the importation, marketing, sales and/or service of several brands of firearms through subsidiary companies. These companies and their associated brands are:

Taurus International Manufacturing, Inc. (Taurus).1
Braztech International, LC. (Rossi).2
Heritage Manufacturing, Inc. (Heritage). 3

Taurus Holdings companies offer a wide variety of products for sale ranging from single action revolvers, to pistols and long guns.


1. Taurus International (TIMI) manufactures some Taurus brand models in the U.S. and imports the balance from Forjas Taurus. TIMI services all Taurus brand firearms in the U.S. imported or manufactured by TIMI.
2. Braztech imports and services Rossi brand products which are manufactured by Forjas Taurus in Brazil.
3. Heritage manufactures and services its own products in Florida.


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