Manufacturing Company is an American manufacturer of ammunition and handloading
components, based in Grand Island, Nebraska. Hornady makes target shooting and
hunting rounds as well as high quality self-defense loads. The company was the
primary developer of the .17 HMR and .17 HM2 rimfire cartridges, increasingly
popular for small game and vermin hunting. Hornady has worked closely with
firearms maker Sturm, Ruger on the development of the new line of Ruger
cartridges including the .480 Ruger, .204 Ruger, and .375 Ruger.
developed the innovative LEVERevolution ammunition, which uses a spitzer bullet
with a soft elastomer tip to give better aerodynamic performance than flatter bullets,
while eliminating the risk of a shock driving the pointed polymer tip of a
bullet in a lever action rifle's tube magazine into the primer of the cartridge
in front, causing an explosion.
manufactures a range of handloading components including cartridge cases,
bullets, and shotgun shell components, as well as handloading equipment and