Beretta SpA, in full Fabbrica D’armi Pietro Beretta SpA, Italian-based producer of sporting, military, and private firearms. One of the world’s oldest industrial enterprises. It has associates in France, Greece, and the United States. Headquarters are in Gardone Val Trompia, close to Milan, Italy.
The founder of the business, Bartolomeo Beretta, used to be regarded as a maestro da canne, or grasp gun-barrel maker, for the republic of Venice as early as 1526. His son Giovannino inherited his father’s work in Gardone Val Trompia. Pietro Beretta (1791–1853), after furnishing gun barrels for Napoleon’s conquering armies. Determined after the peace of 1815 to flip to the manufacture of total weapons and different into carrying guns.
The company manufactures and markets, worldwide, hands for hunters, opposition shooters, law-enforcement officers, and navy personnel. The merchandise encompass discipline and high-grade carrying shotguns, rifles, pistols, navy arms, knives, and such add-ons as points of interest and scopes and binoculars.