Taurus is a Brazilian traded company based in Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul. Founded in 1939, the company currently has seven manufacturing plants, six of them in Brazil and one in Miami, USA. Brazilian units are located in Rio Grande do Sul, Paraná and Bahia.Today, the products manufactured by Taurus are exported to over 70 countries and has received dozens of awards in several of them, in recognition of its high standard of quality and innovation, including the United States, one of the world's most demanding markets. Products manufactured by the company are divided into the following segments: Firearms and Accessories, Helmets & Accessories, Containers and Plastics and M.I.M.
Firearms and Accessories
Taurus Firearms and Accessories is one of the three largest small arms manufacturers in the world. Our company makes a wide range of weapons and accessories, including holsters, vests, revolvers, pistols, machine guns and long guns for the military and law enforcement markets as well as the civilian market. Manufacturing processes and modern equipment used in production ensure the quality and reliability that characterize Taurus products. Our company is known for bold design and use of the latest technologies, and also for being a pioneer in the use polymers and titanium. We currently export our products to over 70 countries.
Taurus is the absolute leader in motorcycle helmet sales in Brazil. With a portfolio that features 11 models and more than 1,100 variations, our company offers our customers rigorously tested products certified under the security rules of the National Institute of Metrology, Quality and Technology (INMETRO). In addition, our company makes goggles for bikers and motorcycle cases. Taurus motorcycle cases are made of polyethylene and have shock absorbers in their mounting base to ensure user safety and greater impact resistance.
TaurusPlast containers are made using High-Density Polyethylene (HDPE). This is a resin that offers great resistance both to impacts, having been approved after rigorous testing, and to chemical agents and exposure to the sun, rain and cold. That is why it is perfect for equipment that stores solid, industrial and hospital waste. Besides that, it is an environmentally-friendly, easily-recyclable material.
Taurus is one of the only Brazilian companies to use the modern Metal Injection Molding (M. I. M.) technology to make forged parts used in the automotive, electronics, oil, gas, and aerospace industries. The technology is perfect for injecting steel in geometrically complex parts at considerably lower costs. In addition to using the process internally, our company sells pieces of equipment carrying this technology thatstands out for its high degree of accuracy, among other things.