Herstal Group

FN Herstal is part of the Herstal Group that celebrates 125 years of excellence in 2014.

Click here to read more about the 125th anniversary of the Herstal Group.

Under the brands FN Herstal, Browning and Winchester Firearms*, the Herstal Group designs, manufactures and distributes a full range of firearms and accessories for defense, law enforcement, hunting, and shooting.

Herstal Group's Headquarters in Herstal, Belgium

The Herstal Group has its headquarters in Herstal, a suburb of Liege, Belgium, and offices in several other European countries, North America and Asia.

The Herstal Group has two internationally renowned subsidiaries:

  • FN Herstal, whose undisputed expertise lies in Defense and Law Enforcement business, and
  • Browning, who commercializes the Browning and Winchester trademarks and is a world leader in hunting, shooting and outdoor.

Each subsidiary has its own research, development and manufacturing facilities, and its own selling network.

Since 1997, Herstal Group has been 100% owned by the Walloon Region of Belgium. With manufacturing locations in Belgium, US, Portugal, Japan and Finland, the global Herstal Group provides employment to a workforce of about 2,400 people.


* Registered trademark of Olin Corporation