Firearms

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Smith & Wesson

Smith & Wesson Relocating HQ To Tennessee

Firearms manufacturer will invest more than $125 million, create 750 new jobs with its relocation to Maryville, TN.
Troy Alabama

Firearms Manufacturer Creating 366 Jobs In Alabama

Kimber Mfg Inc. will invest $38 million to build a new production facility in Troy, AL.
Vantage gun maker Nashville TN

Gun Maker Establishing Nashville Manufacturing Plant

Start-up firearm maker Vantage LLC will invest $5M and create 100 manufacturing and assembly jobs in Davidson County, TN.
SIG SAUER

SIG SAUER Moving Ammunition Manufacturing To Arkansas

SIG SAUER will relocate its Elite Performance Ammunition manufacturing operation to an existing building in Jacksonville, AR and anticipates employing 50 people in the initial relocation phase, with additional jobs planned for the future.
ammunition-manufacturer

Ammunition Manufacturer To Build HQ, Create 605 Jobs In Tennessee

Advanced Munitions International (AMI) will invest $553 million in a new global headquarters and state-of-the-art ammunition manufacturing facility in Alcoa, TN, creating 605 new jobs.

Packing and Leaving

New laws and public scrutiny are spurring a wave of relocations for some traditional industries.
Bentley Alabama

Remington Outdoor Company Moving To Alabama

More than 2,000 new jobs will be created with Remington's expansion to Huntsville.

Beretta USA Execs Announce New Manufacturing Facility In Tennessee

World’s oldest firearms manufacturer and major U.S. defense contractor to expand to Gallatin.

Locked, Loaded and Ready to Relocate

As more states pass tough new gun control measures, weapons makers threaten to pack up and move to gun-friendly locations.

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