Tag: gun manufacturing

Sig Sauer ammunition

New Sig Sauer Manufacturing Jobs Coming to Arkansas

The company is expanding from New Hampshire.

Sig Sauer, that gun manufacturer, has long been associated with New Hampshire industry. A new home base for Sig Sauer will be in Arkansas. The gun maker, which has more than 1,400 employees in New Hampshire, is building a 70,000-square-foot ammunition facility in Arkansas. The company…
Smith & Wesson Changes Its Name

Smith & Wesson Changes Its Name

Call it American.

Smith & Wesson. The name means "guns." And that's apparently a problem for the 164-year-old company. Smith & Wesson now wants to call itself American Outdoor Brands so that people will come to know the brand has more than just guns. The high degree  of name recognition…
Colt handguns updated for 2016

Colt Updates Popular Handguns Just in Time for Summer 2016

Colt Pistol Models are releasing four updated pistols in time for summer 2016. The firearms are Colt Delta Elite and Defender, Colt Combat Unit Rail Gun, and 9mm stainless steel Colt Combat Unit Rail Gun. Colt is releasing updated models of some of its pistols after…

.380 is the Go-To Caliber for Novice Shooters, but Pose a Problem

Concealed carry without full knowledge poses risk

A miniature pistol known as the .380 semiautomatic handgun is a favorite go-to gun for inexperienced shooters, but it poses a problem. This small, convenient firearm is a popular weapon of choice for urbanites, first-time buyers, and women. The .380 pistols are dangerous due to tiny…
pink gun

Gun Maker Designing More Guns that are Attractive to Women

How one gunmaker is creating weapons with women in mind

With the gun industry having a good number of women interested in their products, they're designing more firearms to meet their needs. A recent article on New Jersey 101.5 profiled one business that's taking huge steps to appeal to their female customers. Guy Petinga co-owns Lady Liberty…

Russian AK-47s to be Manufactured in the United States

The iconic firearm finds a new home in Florida

Production of the AK-47 will soon be made in the United States. Firearms collectors and enthusiasts are delighted to see the iconic rifle has found its way stateside. Where will Russia's "Avtomat Kalashnikov" be manufactured in the U.S.?  According to Fox News, a new plant in…