NEWTOWN, Conn. - The Sporting Arms and Ammunition Manufacturers Institute® (SAAMI®) is pleased to announce that six new companies have joined its member roster. Joining as new Associate Members are PolyCase Ammunition and Rio Ammunition, Inc. Associate members play an important role in providing input to SAAMI's committee-based decision-making processes. New Supporting Members include Armscor Cartridge, Inc., BPI Outdoors, Inc., L-Tech Enterprises, Inc., and Specialty Cartridge, Inc.
"We are proud to welcome these six companies to the SAAMI network," said Rick Patterson, SAAMI's Executive Director. "The firearms industry will be facing many unique challenges in the months and years ahead. Our future successes will be influenced by how well the industry comes together to address these challenges."
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 www.saami.org.
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.