Remington, the nation's oldest gun manufacturer is moving to Georgia. Remington plans to move their operations to LaGrange, GA in Troup County. The gunmaker plans to spend $100 million and create about 850 jobs in the area over the next five years, Gov. Brian Kemp said. The company said in a statement that several of its “strategic products” will be made in Georgia, though it’s not immediately clear which weapons will be manufactured in the state. Georgia is already home to several gun makers and companies in the outdoor space. Gov. Kemp wanted to make sure gun rights were honored in the state for all Georgians.
Remington chief executive Ken D’Arcy credited Georgia’s pro-gun atmosphere for his decision, saying the state “not only welcomes business but enthusiastically supports and welcomes companies in the firearms industry.” CVA / Bergara is headquartered here along with Taurus, who has a facility in South Georgia.
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