An American heritage Our Story
We are Staccato
Act With Honor
Based in the heart of Texas, we are veteran-led and over 25% of our team has served our country. Driven to deliver the best of American ingenuity and precision manufacturing, our promise is that we will always have your back. We strive to achieve our best every day – a common bond we share with our family of Staccato owners.
A Lineage of Innovation
For over 25 years the gun community knew us as STI, the company that evolved John Browning’s classic 1911 design into the 2011® gun platform. With its sophisticated ergonomics, increased capacity, and less recoil, our 2011® pistols were embraced by competition shooters for their speed and accuracy. The STI brand was (and arguably still is) the most decorated brand in the competitive shooting world, having won thousands of matches and championships.
Flash forward to today: We are Staccato.
Hear more about our past, present, and future on our episode of Guns Out TV.
Staccato’s 2011® platform is manufactured for the tightest tolerances, and assembled by hand. Our research and development protocols continue to stay ahead of the curve.
Each of our models is designed with FlaTec™ to deliver optimal balance and reduced recoil.
Our 2011® platform is proudly built using Certified American Billet Steel to ensure consistency and durability.
Gunsmiths hand assemble our guns, ensuring the perfect fit.
Where does the name “Staccato” come from?
The word staccato is a musical term that describes a series of “short, sharply separated sounds.” To us, staccato is the sound of brass pinging off of steel targets in quick succession.
We first introduced the name Staccato in 2019 for our duty and personal defense-oriented pistols. This line was incredibly well received by consumers and professionals alike. In 2020, we officially rebranded the entire company under the brand Staccato.