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May 30, 2017

SAAMI Welcomes Four New Members to Organization

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May 30, 2017

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Brian Osowiecki

SAAMI Welcomes Four New Members
to Organization

NEWTOWN, Conn. — The Sporting Arms and Ammunition Manufacturers’ Institute® (SAAMI®) is pleased to announce that four new companies have joined its member roster. Lewiston, Idaho-based Howell Munitions & Technology has been accepted as an Associate Member. Three Supporting Members round out the new additions and include: Henry Repeating Arms, headquartered in Bayonne, New Jersey; H-S Precision of Rapid City, South Dakota; and Illinois-based Mad Dog Weapons Systems, Inc.

“These four companies are all highly respected members of our industry,” said Rick Patterson, SAAMI’s Executive Director. “We are exceptionally pleased to have such diversity represented by these newest members, and we welcome their input and support in the months and years to come as we face new challenges and explore fresh opportunities for growth.”

“I would like to congratulate the new members, and I look forward to the opportunity to work with them for the benefit of the entire industry,” added Joe Bartozzi, Executive Vice President and General Counsel of O.F. Mossberg and SAAMI Chairman of the Board.

Headquartered in Newtown, Connecticut, SAAMI is an association of the nation’s leading manufacturers of firearms, ammunition and components. SAAMI was founded in 1926 at the request of the federal government and is an ANSI-accredited standards developer. SAAMI’s many tasks include creating and publishing industry standards for safety, reliability, and interchangeability, coordinating technical data, promoting science-based decision-making by regulators and legislators, and promoting safe and responsible firearms use. These efforts are conducted on a global scale. For more information, visit


The Sporting Arms and Ammunition Manufacturers’ Institute, founded in 1926 at the request of the federal government, is dedicated to creating and promulgating technical, performance and safety standards for firearms, ammunition and components, and is committed to being the preeminent global resource for the safe and responsible transportation, storage and use of these products.

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