Taurus Armas SA, formerly known as Forjas Taurus SA, is a Brazil-based company primarily engaged in the production of short weapons. The Company divides its operational segments into Weapons, Helmets and Others. The Weapons segment manufactures and distributes revolvers, civil and military pistols and ammunition, as well as custom metal pieces, such as motorcycle parts. The Helmets segment is involved in the production of helmets for motorcyclists. The Others segment includes the manufacturing and marketing of glasses, plastic injected products, such as waste containers, tools for construction, mechanics and gardening and Metal Injection Molding (MIM), used in various industries, such as automotive, electronic or oil, among others. The Company, together with its subsidiaries, operate multiples manufacturing plants located in the Brazilian state of Rio Grande do Sul, the state of Parana, the state of Bahia and in the United States.