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  • PTR making commemorative gun for South Carolina [ex-CT Gun Manufacturer]

    06/24/2014 3:22:45 PM PDT · by Zalmon · 12 replies
    Myrtle Beach Online ^ | June 23, 2014 | Steve Jones
    Firearms manufacturer PTR Industries is so pleased with its move to Aynor that it is producing a special gun to show its appreciation. The company will produce 1,000 South Carolina commemorative firearms, each stamped with an outline of the state with a Palmetto tree and crescent moon inside it. PTR vice president John McNamara said the company developed the gun as a way to give something back to South Carolina. The company moved its headquarters and operation to Aynor in January with no hassles. McNamara said state and local officials helped in any way they could, such as with zoning....
  • Conn. firearms manufacturer coming to Horry County (SC)

    06/19/2013 5:41:17 AM PDT · by 2nd amendment mama · 27 replies
    The Sun News ^ | 6/18/2013 | Steve Jones
    CONWAY — Connecticut firearms manufacturer PTR Industries will announce Monday that it has decided to move its operation to Horry County. The formal announcement is to be made at a 2:30 p.m. ribbon cutting ceremony at an industrial building in the Cool Springs Business Park. Mark Lazarus, Horry County Council chairman, said at the conclusion of Tuesday night’s Council meeting that the ceremony would be attended by Gov. Nikki Haley, U.S. Rep. Tom Rice, R-Myrtle Beach, much of the county’s legislative delegation and County Council members. “I’m excited to get it to this point,” Lazarus said after the Council approved...
  • Conn. gun-maker declares intention to leave state

    04/10/2013 3:26:37 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 43 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Apr 10, 2013 6:09 PM EDT | Stephen Singer
    A Connecticut gun-maker announced on Wednesday it intends to leave the state, just six days after passage of restrictive gun control legislation, while two other manufacturers said they are considering relocation offers from other states. Manufacturers also plan to lobby the state’s congressional delegation next week “to make sure they hear from our side,” said Mark Malkowski, president of Stag Arms in New Britain. Bristol-based PTR said in a statement posted on its website that it has not decided where it will move, but has commitments from most employees to relocate. The company makes military-style rifles and employs more than...