About Us

Corporate Overview

CBC Global Ammunition is the holding for a group of companies internationally active in the ammunition sector: CBC Brazil, Magtech Ammunition, MEN Germany and Sellier & Bellot Czech Republic. Together, this strategic alliance forms one of the largest ammunition corporations in the world, with a combined experience of more than 300 years in the manufacturing of small and medium calibers.

The comprehensive range of products is exported to over 130 countries under some of the most respected brand names in the industry, contributing to the needs of Military, Law Enforcement and Commercial markets. With regards to the Defense segment, the manufacturers within the group are among the largest suppliers to NATO and allied forces, worldwide.

CBC Global Ammunition has its headquarters and three production facilities in Brazil, two factories in Europe – MEN in Germany and Sellier & Bellot in Czech Republic – and one subsidiary in North America – Magtech Ammunition Inc, which acts as a master distributor to the US market for all the brands made by the group.

Together, the CBC Global Ammunition operations employ more than 3,500 skilled workers and produce over 1.5 billion rounds of ammunition each year, not considering rimfire cartridges and shotshells.

For more information about the companies within CBC Global Ammunition and their respective brands, please click here.


To support our military, law enforcement and civilian customers with the most reliable ammunition available – and do so by leveraging our over 300 years of combined experience.


To achieve global leadership by serving customers with a complete portfolio and an increasing value proposition.


MEN celebrates 60 years


CBC celebrates 90 years


Sellier & Bellot celebrates 190 years


Acquired Sellier & Bellot


Acquired MEN


Opening of Magtech distribution center in Hamburg, Germany


Inauguration of a new CBC plant in Montenegro, Brazil


Magtech® brand and distribution center in USA (Minnesota) are created

CBC – Companhia Brasileira de Cartuchos

Ribeirão Pires - SP, Brazil

CBC Montenegro

Montenegro - RS, Brazil

CBC São Leopoldo

São Leopoldo - RS, Brazil

Magtech Ammunition Inc.

Brooklyn Park, MN, USA

Magtech Distribution Center

Hamburg, Germany

MEN – Metallwerk Elisenhütte GmbH

Nassau, Germany

Sellier & Bellot a.s

Vlašim, Czech Republic

Distribution Center – CBC Brasil Com. e Dist. Ltda

São Paulo - SP, Brazil