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1946

The hunt that inspired John Nosler to create the Partition® bullet

1947

The first test of the Partition® bullet

1948

The Nosler Partition Bullet Company was founded in Ashland, Oregon by John A. Nosler.

1958

The Nosler Partition Bullet Co. moved from Ashland to a 6,000 sq. ft. building in Bend, Oregon.

1963   

Norma became Nosler’s first commercial loader.

1965   

The Zipedo® bullet was introduced using impact extrusion to manufacture bullet jackets.

1969  

The Nosler Partition Bullet Co. became Nosler Bullets, Inc.

1970

Impact extrusion implemented for the Partition® bullet.

1972   

The Solid Base® bullet was introduced.

1974

Federal Cartridge Company commercially loaded Nosler bullets for the first time.

1976

Reloading Guide #1 was released.

1981

Reloading Guide #2 was released.

1982

Nosler® Bullets, Inc. moved to its current location.

1984

The Ballistic Tip® bullet was introduced.

1989

Reloading Guide #3 was released.

1990  

Nosler Bullets, Inc. became Nosler, Inc.

1996  

Reloading Guide #4 was released.

1997

Nosler & Winchester formed the Combined Technology® strategic alliance.

2002

Reloading Guide #5 was released.

2003

The AccuBond® bullet was introduced.

The Custom Competition™ bullet was introduced.

2004

The NoslerCustom® brand was introduced.

2007

Reloading Guide #6 was released.

Model 48 Rifles named Best of the Best by Field and Stream.

The E-Tip® Lead Free bullet was introduced.

NRA Golden Bullseye Pioneer Award: John A. Nosler

2008   

The Nosler Solid™ bullet was introduced.

2009

NoslerCustom® Trophy Grade™ Ammunition was introduced.

NoslerCustom® Model 48 Varmint Rifle was introduced.

The Ballistic Tip Lead Free™ bullet was introduced.

2010

The Trophy Grade™ Rifle was introduced.

Trophy Grade™ Rifle named Best of the Best by Field and Stream.

Trophy Grade™ Lead Free Varmint Ammunition named Best of the Best by Field and Stream.

Model 48 Sporter wins the Gray’s Best Award™ from Gray’s Sporting Journal.

Nosler® & Benjamin® introduce the Ballistic Tip® eXTREME Air Rifle bullet.

Founder, John A. Nosler, passes away on 10/10/10

2011

The Nosler Trophy Grade™ Rifle receives American Rifleman Golden Bullseye Award “Rifle of the Year” 

The Varmageddon® bullet and ammunition were introduced.

Nosler Safari™ Ammunition was introduced

Nosler gains ISO 9001: 2008 certification  

2012

Bob Nosler elected to NRA Board of Directors.

Nosler® Model 48 Professional Rifle was introduced.

Nosler® Varmageddon™ AR Rifle was introduced.

Reloading Guide #7 was released.

2013

Nosler® Match Grade™ Handgun ammunition was introduced.

Nosler® Defense Ammunition was introduced.

AccuBond® Long Range was introduced.

2014

26 Nosler® cartridge is introduced

BT® Ammo introduced

Noveske Signature Ammunition introduced

M48 Patriot™ and Heritage™ rifles introduced

Nosler receives the 2014 Editor's Choice Award for "Best New Rifle" from Outdoor Life Magazine.

2015  

Nosler adds SSA ammo and brass as a new dedicated product line

Nosler's Trophy Grade Ammunition in 26 Nosler receives the 2015 American Hunter Golden Bullseye Award for "Ammunition of the Year"

The 26 Nosler commercial "Flat Out. Lights Out." receives the Golden Moose Award for "Best Commercial" at the Outdoor Channel's 15th Annual Golden Moose Awards in Las Vegas

28 Nosler® cartridge introduced

Nosler receives Gun Digest Gear of the Year Award for "28 Nosler"

Nosler purchased land and begins construction of additional facility in Redmond, OR.

Reloading Guide #8 Released

2016  

E-Tip Ammunition introduced

30 Nosler® cartridge introduced

Bob and Joan Nosler receive NRA Corporate Executive of the Year Award

RDF (Reduced Drag Factor) bullets introduced

33 Nosler® cartridge introduced

2017

M48 Long-Range and M48 Western Rifles introduced

22 Nosler® cartridge introduced

Match Grade™ RDF Ammunition introduced