A bit of info regarding Chinese airgun brands:
- BAM, largest Chinese airgun manufacturer, rumour has it the BAM brand name will no longer be used in the future, production targetted to "known" brand names like Crosman, Ruger, Umarex and Xisico just to name a few.
- BMK means British MarK (Polish brand name owned by Kolter.pl)
- Crosman, famous US air gun manufacturer, a lot of their products are made in China.
- Lider is another Euro brand name used for Chinese rifles
- Perfecta and Norconia are German brand names used for Chinese air rifles.
- Remington is a famous US fire arms brand, their name is also in use for Chinese air rifles.
- Ruger is another famous US fire arms brand, their name is also in use for Chinese air rifles.
- SMK means Sports Marketing, a UK based importer of Chinese air rifles and other stuff.
- Stoeger sounds German (like Weihrauch), but Stoeger air rifles are made in China.
- Techforce is an established and respected Chinese air rifle brand in the US.
- Umarex Sportwaffen GmbH & Co. KG is a German manufacturer of air guns founded in 1972, some of their air rifles are made in China (Perfecta, Ruger, Hammerli Hunter series).
- Umarex USA is the US subsidiary of Umarex Sportwaffen GmbH & Co. KG and was created in 2006 after acquiring the US marketers of the RWS brand (formerly part of Dynamit Nobel), which they continue to market. Umarex USA markets Umarex airguns in addition to many other airguns under license from various firearm brands, some of their air rifles are made in China.
- Xisico USA, US importer, their air rifles are made in China
Please correct me if I'm wrong, thanks!
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