ELEY established in 1828, is now globally recognised as the manufacturer of the most consistently accurate .22LR rimfire ammunition in the world.
ELEY ammunition has been proudly made in the Great Britain and now resides at our highly technical production and testing facility in Birmingham, West Midlands.
Our team includes internationally recognised specialists with extensive knowledge in internal and external ballistics, powder dynamics and many Six Sigma qualified engineers.
Innovation and continuous product development separate ELEY from its competitors. ELEY have always been at the forefront of the ammunition industry, pushing technological boundaries which have resulted in patented new methodologies and techniques.
Our products, allow target shooters at Club, World and Olympic level to realise their potential and win. We produce technically superior ammunition, whilst providing an excellent service to target shooters throughout the world.
Dedication, commitment and innovation are at the heart of the ELEY philosophy. The result is demonstrated by the countless medal wins and World Records won with ELEY ammunition.
ELEY celebrates 190 years of manufacturing ammunition
ELEY tenex competition air pellets are launched
ELEY ventus air pellets are launched
ELEY wins 4 out of 6 gold medals at the RIO Olympic Games. ELEY ammunition has won 125 Olympic medals since 1964
ELEY high velocity hollow is launched
ELEY open brand new cold testing facility in Norway
ELEY shooters Jin Jongoh and Petra Zublasing are named as 2014 ISSF Shooters of the year
ELEY wins all gold medals at the World Championships in Granada, Spain
ELEY tenex biathlon is developed for use in extreme conditions down to -20c
ELEY edge is launched – a cutting edge new cartridge with a patented oxidised brass cartridge
ELEY opens new state of the art test facility in Stuttgart, Germany and Texas, USA
ELEY ammunition takes 14 out of 18 medals at the London Olympic games
ELEY is used to win 100% of gold medals at the Commonwealth Games in New Delhi
ELEY celebrates 180 years of ammunition production
ELEY wins 9 out of 15 medals at the Athens Olympic Games
The ELEY factory moves from the Lion Works Factory in Witton to the current production site in Sutton Coldfield
ELEY develop the flat nose bullet
ELEY receives the Queen’s Award for Technology for the development of ELEY prime
ELEY develops the world’s first and only automated dry priming system ELEY prime
ELEY is used to winthree gold, three silver and two bronze medals at the Montreal Olympic Games
ELEY tenex wins all gold and silver medals at the Tokyo Olympic Games
ELEY tenex is introduced and for the first time the British Championships are won with British manufactured ammo
ELEY celebrate their centenary
The manufacturing of metallic and shotgun ammunition is transferred to the Lion Works factory
ELEY is visited by H.M. King George V at the Lion Works factory in Witton, Birmingham UK
ELEY receives the award of the Gran Prix at the Paris Exhibitions in 1898 and 1900
ELEY goes public on the UK Stock Exchange
ELEY products receive public recognition at the Great Exhibition of London
ELEY produces the first waterproof percussion cap
ELEY is established by William and Charles Eley