Sturm, Ruger & Company, Inc. is engaged in the design, manufacture, and sale of firearms to domestic customers. The Company has two operating segments: firearms and investment castings. The firearms segment manufactures and sells rifles, pistols, revolvers, and shotguns principally to a number of federally licensed, independent wholesale distributors primarily located in the United States. The investment castings segment manufactures and sells steel investment castings. The Company offers products in four industry product categories rifles, pistols, shotguns and revolvers. The Company�s firearms are sold through independent wholesale distributors, principally to the commercial sporting market.