TİSAŞ – Trabzon Gun Industry Corp. was established in Trabzon in 1993. TİSAŞ is a KOS-GEB (Small and Medium Industry Development Organization) and M.K.E (Mechanical and Chemical Industry Corporation) coordinated company according to the law # 5201 (3763) of Ministry of Industry and Trade which manufactures small arms and related equipments for pistols.
The facilities of TİSAŞ has been settled on an open area of 11.000 m² in Arsin/Trabzon Organized Industry Zone and the total covered area of the facilities is 5,500 m². In 1998 Ankara office has been founded to execute foreign trade operations. In 2008 İstanbul office has been founded with a view to meet the increasing demand.
TİSAŞ which has an annual production capacity of 45.000 pieces, began to produce its first pistol, the 7.65mm FATİH 13 in 1994. As a result of studies which were carried out within the scope of the Eastern Black Sea Weapon Project by the R&D department of TİSAŞ and the Black
Sea Technical University – KOSGEB Technology Development Department, TİSAŞ began to produce 9x19mm KANUNİ 16 pistols with a capacity of 15 as of 1999. In 2000 TİSAŞ began to manufacture KANUNİ S and ZİGANA M16 series of Turkish-patented pistols. In 2003 ZİGANA K and ZİGANA T models have been added to TİSAŞ pistol models. In 2004 USA Firearms Technology Branch examined the models and confirmed that the characteristics of each one are in conformity with the ATF Form 4590, “ Factoring Criteria for Weapons”.
At the end of the year 2005 , a new model with barrel compensated cooling canal ZİGANA SPORT has been offered to sale. In 2006 TİSAŞ has completed the R&D and tests for the first 45 caliber of Turkey, ZİGANA C45 and introduced it to the market at the beginning of the year 2007. Within the same year 9x19mm ZİGANA F and the new version FATİH 13 .380 ACP models have been offered sale. At the beginning of the year 2008, legendary American pistol 1911 A1 has been started to manufacture under the name of ZİG M 1911, complying with the U.S. Military specifications. In 2009 TİSAŞ which has manufactured and offered to sale its new 40 caliber model ZİGANA C40, also added ZİGANA C40 MEDIUM and ZİGANA C40 COMPACT to its products within the same year. Our new models which will be available in three different caliber options (9x19mm, 40 and 45 calibers) will be offered to sale this year.
All TİSAŞ pistols are manufactured by TİSAŞ engineers and technicians in accordance with the ISO 9001 Quality System on CNC (Computer Numeric Control) workbenches using the most modern technology available. TİSAŞ which manufacture its own barrel using the cold forging technology, also has Security and Production Licence from Ministry of National Defense since 1998.
The vision of our company which has an important place in production of handguns of Turkish Defense Industry is to be in consistent progress in handgun industry, manufacture in line with the changing and developing customer demands in order to be a leading company which is in demand.
Our mission is to combine technology with knowledge and experience, design and manufacture R&D based products, ensure the persistance, meet the demand of our defense industry at maximum level and have a say at the international area.
To accept the customer satisfaction as our priority and to serve one step ahead of the needs and wishes of our customers.
To be innovative and dynamic by supporting continuous improvement and development.
To create high added value using the time and resources more efficiently.
To provide personal satisfaction of our employees and use the appropiate methods to develop themselves.
To give place to activities which adopts and encourage the team spirit and which increase the productivity and efficiency.
To be respectful, honest and trustworthy to the laws and people.