Herstal Group

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

Under the brands FN Herstal, Browning and Winchester Firearms*, the Herstal Group designs, manufactures and distributes a full range of firearms and associated products 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, UK, Portugal, Japan and Finland, the global Herstal Group provides employment to a workforce of about 2,800 people.


* Registered trademark of Olin Corporation