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Advanced Munitions International Announces Tennessee Global Headquarters

In one of the largest business expansions in recent firearm industry history, Advanced Munitions International (AMI) has announced it will invest nearly $554 million to build a global headquarters and state-of-the-art munitions manufacturing, distribution, and research and development facility in Alcoa, Tenn.

Fear & Loading: Evolving Market Landscape

Vista Outdoors issued its first quarter of fiscal year 2018 report on Aug. 10, and the figures confirm the “new norm” in consumer purchases of firearms, accessories and ammunition.

Firearm Industry Grants To Benefit Youth Shooters

A pair of grants, one from MidwayUSA and one from the NRA Foundation, will go to help youth shooters. Remington and the Arkansas Game and Fish Foundation are also helping, too.

Kel-Tec Raises Base Pay During its 30th Anniversary

Kel-Tec Firearms, based in Cocoa, Fla., is celebrating 20 years in business, and as a part of the celebration, it announced a based pay increase for all its employees.

Gun Companies Seeking New Hires

There are a number of job opening currently in the firearm industry at several large manufacturers.

August Gun Sales Down But Demand Continues

The number of firearms sales for 2021 have dropped from what it was in 2020, but the demand from the market is still high.

Firearm Industry Sees Substantial Growth In 2021

On a year-over-year basis, the industry’s economic impact rose from $63.5 billion in 2020, to $70.52 billion in 2021. Jobs directly related to firearms, ammo and accessories increased by more than 33,000 in that 12-month span.

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