Israel Weapon Industries
(privatized in 2005)
Number of employees
|Over 500 in Israel|
It was founded in 1933. Formerly owned by the State of Israel, in 2005, the Small Arms Division of IMI was privatized and renamed IWI.
IWI is one of the world's most famous and bestselling military arms manufacturers. The Magen division rose to international prominence in the 1950s, as the creator of the
IWI develops and manufactures guns used by armies and law enforcement agencies around the world.
For many decades, IWI and the Magen division of
IWI owns several factories overseas, for the manufacture of weapons for local markets. In India, IWI is establishing a joint-manufacturing center with