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Last Tuesday, STI Firearms who was known for making high-quality competition 2011s officially and effectively immediately changed the company’s name to Staccato. The Staccato brand was introduced back in 2019 as the company’s lineup of duty and defense-oriented pistols. The new Staccato brand received critical acclaim from consumers and professionals alike. The company believes the Staccato brand reflects the company’s future vision.

The company’s ownership and staff will remain the same. The headquarters will remain in the state of Texas. Also, all the company’s current 2011 lineup will still be available under the new brand name.

Below is the press release from Staccato in regards to the company name change.

Press Release

Georgetown, TX: STI Firearms, LLC, inventors of the 2011® – The World’s Best Shooting Handgun, announced today that the company will begin operating as Staccato, effective immediately. The Staccato brand was introduced to the market in 2019 as the company’s new brand for duty and personal defense-oriented pistols. Incredibly well received by consumers and professionals alike, the Staccato brand reflects the company’s vision for the future.

“We are honored that thousands of law enforcement officers across the country trust and carry our Staccato pistols both on and off-duty – these brave men and women put their lives in danger on a daily basis, protecting our freedoms,” said Marine Corps veteran Nate Horvath, CEO, Staccato. “Because Staccato pistols are duty proven, reliable, durable, and easy to shoot well, they are a great choice for shooters of all skill levels. Whether your needs are duty, home defense, CCW, or just hitting the target every time at the range, our pistols will increase your confidence and help you improve.”

The company’s ownership and staff have not changed. For additional information about the name change to Staccato, tune in to a Facebook Live chat on Thursday, May 28th. Chief Experience Officer, Tony Pignato (US Army 1SG ret), will discuss the name change and field live questions.

About Staccato:

Twenty-five years ago, STI revolutionized competition shooting by bringing the world a whole new gun platform, the 2011®. Built with FlaTec™, the 2011® is the best shooting handgun available and the choice of champions who have won thousands of competitions. Today, STI’s Staccato handguns are the pistol of choice for elite law enforcement and military teams like the U.S. Marshall’s SOG team, as well as personal defense practitioners, home defenders, and recreational shooters. Customers choose Staccato handguns for their proven reliability, durability, accuracy, and shootability. With a lifetime owner warranty, Staccato handguns are designed, engineered, and crafted in the heart of Texas, built with American steel and parts.

As an American firearms manufacturer, STI is proud that over 25% of its team members are veterans and 100% are patriots.

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