POLOKWANE – MARLEN is the perfect place to visit for firearm training and buying your new firearm and ammunition
Marlen Industries was started in 1984 by co-founders Martin and Elsie Venter to develop and market borehole casings. The business continued to grow, expanding and diversifying into civil engineering work and the manufacturing of steel products.
Marlen Industries is now also a firearm training facility since 2005 under the name Marlen Training Academy. Marlen Training Academy is BEE approved and registered with the South African Professional Firearms Trainers Council (PFTC) for the training of firearms and renewing of firearm licenses.
“We pride in delivering more than a service to the community. Our service expands from helping with the completion of relevant forms to advice regarding applications, motivations, firearms and ammunition. Marlen Training is the answer to all your questions regarding firearm license renewals and all relevant queries. Our credibility speaks for itself with trained facilitators, assessors, moderators and registered arms dealers with a gunsmith on site. Martin Venter, owner of Marlen Industries, has 46 years of experience in the relevant field, which includes apprenticeship training at Pretoria Metal Pressings (PMP),” says Androe Botha, marketing manager of Marlen Industries.
In 1995 an underground shooting range was built on the premises of Marlen Industries and in 2005 the shooting range was approved for practical firearm training by the SAPS and the SABS (NRCS). A fully functional classroom for training purposes with PFTC accreditation to deliver a complete service to all learners.
Training comprises of a full course including the Unit Standard 117705, Legal Aspects of the Firearm control Act no 60 of 2000, the theory on handgun, rifle and/or shotgun and a practical shooting test with firearm and ammunition supplied by Marlen.
In addition, Marlen also provides a comprehensive service that includes Marlen’s Arms and Ammo Shop.
This section of the company was established in 2014 and offers a wide variety of new and pre owned firearms.
Marlen Arms and Ammo is a firearms and accessories dealer whose main priority is to make your purchase as amazing as possible. A well-equipped workshop can effect additions and repairs to all firearms.
They support a large variety of firearm brands and ammunition direct from the suppliers. They stock new and pre-owned firearms and have daily sales on firearms, ammunition, optics, hunting gear and much more.
Their mission is to continuously strive to improve and grow their product range, being competent to understand what exactly their customers want and to provide the tailor made products at affordable prices. Products in stock include: Barnes, Beretta, CZ, Federal Ammunition, Guerrilla, Glock, Howa, Hornady, Lee, Lynx, Nikko Stirling, Precision, Lyman, Marlin, Remington, Ruger, Sierra, Sig Sauer, Smith & Wesson, Somchem, Strassbergers, Swarovski, Taurus, TIKKA, Vortex, Weaver, Winchester, and have access to many other brands not listed here.
Feel free to contact us at (015) 293 0363 if you are looking for something specific, we will assist you.