PMP has been involved in the manufacture of ammunition since 1938. It is a division of Denel SOC Ltd, a well-known player on the world defence market.
PMP has established itself as a manufacturer of world class military and commercial ammunition products and components. Its small and medium calibre ammunition ranges conform to the most exacting military standards and specifications, and are manufactured in comprehensive facilities at Pretoria West, Gauteng Province in the Republic of South Africa.
The small arms range varies from 5,56 mm to 12,7 mm and the medium calibre range from 20 mm to 35 mm. High quality percussion caps of all types are also produced. The latest additions to the product portfolio, are a family of 30 mm X 173 ammunition as well as 20 mm x 42 rounds for use in the NEOPUP Personal Area Weapon. The latter is a mobile but powerful weapon firing medium calibre rounds from the shoulder, and effective up to a 1 000 metres.