Taurus Armas SA engages in the manufacture and trade of firearms. It operates through the following segments: Firearms, Helmets, and Others. The Firearms segment produces and sells handguns, revolvers, rifles, carbines, shotguns, and submachine guns. The helmets segment offers safety gears, goggles, and accessories for bikers and motorcycle riders. The Others segment manufactures and distribution of plastic containers, motorcycle trunks, and metal injection molded parts. The company was founded by João Kluwe, Ademar Orlando Zanchi, Oscar Henrique Purper, Eugênio Ervin Hausen, Hebert Müller, and João Guilherme Wallig on November 17, 1939 and is headquartered in São Leopoldo, Brazil.