"This has never happened, and we opened the factory press for 50 years in the brand," he says. Luis Stella, Bersa Sociedad Anónima President. Today Bersa finds herself 60 years old and many Stella journalists and photographers see Magallanes street plant is the first time Ramos Mejía, with 110 people and more Almost 100 thousand weapons production capacity per year For over the world markets, it has sold two million weapons throughout its history.
"It's a competitive market," says Stella, seeing a table with her Different models of its guns, centered on TPR and Thunder series, above all 9 millimeters and 380 caliber. The market demands, says Stella: Bersa is preparing A new model every two years.
In the end, Thunder 9 XT ProIt was created in 2016, a width of 9 mm, almost cinematographic, It's heavy on hand, with an aluminum kilo. It also weighs the symbolism. Bersa is today One of the only brands in the country that creates the ceasefire, Unlike the meetings of the Military Manufacturing. Its 9 millimeters is mainly synonymous with gun in the country and the commercial position is a privilege live shopping, but their products end in a paradox: in the hands of security forces or criminals Both committed homicides.
Bersa produced, precios at retail market for 10 thousand and 24 thousand dollarsIt's not cheap. Stella appreciates Investment of 18 million pesetas in the last two years to modernize its machinery. For 70-75 aluminum, a metal that has enough quality in the aeronautics industry and satellites does not buy in the country, it changes the value of the Bersa dollar. South American and European suppliers to produce handles, slides and chargers, the gun can have more than 90 components.
Among the initial steps, for example, parts machining: Okuma computerized production machinery Take and correct 150 handles to correct internal measures. Then, a second stream of measurements has currents with the corresponding operator.
therefore, The devices reach the assembly sector. Slides soften by hand, but not inside a robot EK robot through a machine designed by the Argentinean automation industry. They also make metal improvements through the Blueing area.
An operator is responsible put the serial number manually. Thus, after painting the main pieces, with pink guns In addition, a group of workers assemble guns and review their pieces until they are suitable for the final evaluation: Each weapon is tested in a natural polygon within the plant When the two pistols dumped a whole magazine, one that meets the chargers.
They tried it 300 pieces of day, the bags are included in the consortium bags in the back corridor. Supported weapons will be sent to ships, such as destination United States Army Civil Armory -Bersa trading main niches-, Poland, Uruguay, Peru, or national security forces.