Founded in 1922 under the name of "Dumitru Voinea Machine and Foundry Factory", the unit, in addition to civilian products, has completed its portfolio with military productions since 1936. After a series of different factory names, CARFIL was registered as a trademark at the State Office for Inventions on 30 June 1969.

In 2001, Carfil was reorganized as a subsidiary of the National Company ROMARM.

In 2005 the production of NATO-compatible weapons and ammunition begins. Since 2006, Carfil has also been developing its service and maintenance activity for weapons in peacekeeping areas.

C.N. ROMARM S.A. is composed of 16 subsidiaries.