Gun Facts
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Author:  shotgunworld [ Mon Jun 18, 2007 3:00 pm ]
Post subject:  Gun Facts


The U.S. firearms industry includes about 200 companies with combined annual revenues of $2 billion.

The industry produces about 3 million guns per year.

The largest manufacturers are Remington Arms and Sturm Ruger.

Other companies that manufacture more than 50,000 weapons annually are Beretta U.S.A., Marlin Firearms, Mossberg, Smith & Wesson, U.S. Repeating Arms, Savage Sports Corp. and Hi-Point.

Although automation has increased, the industry is still fairly labor-intensive. Average annual revenue per worker is about $150,000.

Gun exports total about $300 million annually, with Canada and Japan the largest buyers.

Source: First Research

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