The discussions were finalized during the IWA exhibition in Germany, and it’s now official that Stoeger Canada Ltd.will start selling Ase Utra sound suppressors in Canada.
Ase Utra is a Finnish company which started in 1994, and one of the of the largest manufacturers of sound suppressors in the world. The total suppressor manufacturing usually exceeds over 10 000 each year, all according to the company.
The press release reads:
Stoeger Canada (1990) Ltd. – New Distributor for Ase Utra Oy
Stoeger Canada (1990) Ltd., Oshawa Ontario, is proud to announce a new relationship with Ase Utra Oy, as the exclusive Canadian distributor of all Ase Utra Oy’s products. Since 1994 in Finland, Ase Utra Oy has developed and manufactured sound suppressors for the needs of Military and Law Enforcement worldwide. They are one of the largest manufacturers of sound suppressors in the world, proven to be extremely durable, reliable and lightweight.
Stoeger Canada (1990) Ltd. is a Beretta Holdings company, currently serving as the exclusive Canadian distributor for all Beretta group products and supports the defence and law enforcement needs through Beretta Defense Technologies (BDT) comprised of Beretta, Benelli, Sako, Steiner. Effective March 2018, Ase Utra products will be available through Stoeger Canada. They are fully committed to providing a variety of exceptional products and services to Canadian Military and Law Enforcement.
“As Military & Law Enforcement Manager at Stoeger Canada, it is with great honour we now add Ase Utra suppressors to the family of products we offer to our nations Law Enforcement and Military personnel. At Stoeger Canada, we believe that these individuals put their lives on the line every day and they deserve the best equipment. With Ase Utra now as a partner, we can provide another tool in their toolbox to accomplish this goal.” – David MacDonald
Pictured below, the Ase Utra SL7i Suppressor with BoreLok
Manufactured in Finland by Ase Utra OY, the S series SL7i suppressors are manufactured out of 300 series stainless steel and are assembled by welding. The S series is a good option for those who are seeking maximum sound suppression levels on .308 Win calibre for example.
The S series SL7i suppressors reduce the weapon sound pressure level by 25-33 dB (depending on calibre, ammuntion type, measurement location).