About Standard

Standard Manufacturing, LLC is an American firearms company located in New Britain, Connecticut. Founded in 2014 by Louis Frutuoso, Standard Manufacturing serves as a sister company to Connecticut Shotgun Manufacturing Company, specializing in the production of top-quality tactical and classic firearms. Behind closed doors is 425,000 sq. ft of manufacturing space where truly gifted and skilled talent work together to make it happen!

Such firearms include the DP-12 Double Barrel Pump Shotgun, which received critical acclaim by winning the 2017 NRA Golden Bullseye Award. Other firearms include the SKO-12, SKO Shorty, and SKO Mini, which is a line of gas-operated, semi-automatic shotguns, and the Shorty and Mini specifically being available for firearm owners in Connecticut and Massachusetts.

Standard also produces their own line of handguns, combining classic and modern gunsmithing techniques to create their own versions of the classic 1911 and Single Action Revolvers in .45 LC and .38 Special. And most recently, there has been the release of the S333 Thunderstruck, which is a double barrel, double action revolver that simultaneously fires two bullets per pull of the trigger.

Today, Standard Manufacturing continues to innovate and create top-quality firearms in-house that are reliable, useful, and provide a great and safe experience for the customer.