BPS Balıkesir Explosives Industry and Trade Inc. (BPS A.S.) was established in 2014 by Mehmet Akif Yavaşca and Müşteba Yavaşca in order to produce the high quality small arms’ ammunition in Turkey. In the year 2015, Sarsilmaz Ammunition Inc. of the Sarsilmaz Group, which is an estimable small arms producer in Turkey and Europe, joined in the BPS A.S. as a partner and increased its power. The company operates in Yenikoy/Balikesir, with its own production and storage facilities on a closed area of 5,000 m2 on 273,000 m2 of land, completely covering the legal safety distance limits.
In 2016, the production of shotgun cartridges started with the processing of quality raw materials by experienced personnel in modern machines with the principle of continuous development. In 2017, 9 mm blank cartridges and in 2019, 9x19 mm parabellum pistol cartridges production has started. BPS A.S. currently loads 46 types of cartridges for small arms and expands its product range every year. Continuous investments are made in order to produce high quality and reliable products by listening to customers' requests and feedbacks.
All products are tested before being sent on the market. BPS A.S. has ISO 9001:2015 Quality Management System Certificat. The quality of the products are ensured by C.I.P. Certificate.