Herstal

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Herstal

(hĕr`stäl), Fr. Héristal, commune (1991 pop. 36,451), Liège prov., E Belgium, on the Meuse River, an industrial suburb of Liège. Herstal is the center of Belgium's armaments industry. Other manufactures include motor vehicles, aircraft engines, and electrical equipment. The city was once the residence of the early Carolingian mayors of the palace, including Pepin II, who was born there.
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Browning then took his design to Fabrique Nationale in Herstal, Belgium, where he struck a deal.
Safran is pleased to welcome Marianne Thyssen, European Commissioner for Employment, Social Affairs, Skills and Labor Mobility to the Techspace Aero (Safran) site in Herstal, Belgium for the Safran European Apprenticeship Forum.
At this point a Danish businessman, Hans Gildsig, presented the trials board with a pistol manufactured by the Societe Anonyme Anciens Etablissements Pieper of Herstal, Belgium that was the culmination of several decades of work by a German entrepreneur by the name of Theodor Bergmann.
Parc Industriel des Hauts-Sarts, Zone 2 Rue Haute Claire, 4 BE-4040 Herstal, Belgium
John Browning and later improved, modified and finalized by Dievdonne Saive in Herstal, Belgium, the P-35 pistol--the venerable Hi Power--has had a long service life in the military, law enforcement and civilian sectors.
FS2000 MAKER: FN HERSTAL, BELGIUM IMPORTER: FNH USA, P.
FNH USA may be a relatively new company in the United States, but its roots run deep as part of the 119-year-old Fabrique Nationale (FN) of Herstal, Belgium.