While Beretta previously announced that it would expand its future manufacturing operations at a new Gallatin, Tenn., facility due to Maryland’s political climate—in particular oppressive gun laws—hings heated up with the announcement that ALL the company’s U.S. manufacturing will now move to the far-more-firearms-friendly (and business friendly) State of Tennessee.
Next week a pair of bills in both houses of the Tennessee Legislature will come to a vote and, if passed and signed into law by the governor, it will alleviate the state’s confusing patchwork of laws governing carry in parks and recreation areas. I wish other states would consider the same measure.
Does this store make my bass look big? You bet it does.
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.
The Barrett Model 82/M107 has been named Tennessee’s official state rifle.
Almost two years ago Beretta, not lightly, announced that due onerous, ill-conceived legislation (pretty much the banning of most semi-automatic rifles and magazines with a more than 10-round-capacity) it would be moving manufacturing to a less-hostile political and business climate. They found that climate in Tennessee.