January 2005

Firing Line: 01/05

Made in America
Re “Short Shots,” November 2004:

Thanks for the mention of SIG’s DHS contract on page 5. However, I am a little concerned about the “impertinent question.” Is Gun Tests magazine implying that the pistols are not made in the U.S.? Because if that is so, that’s news to us. As you can see from the press release and the article in the local paper, we are building the guns here in Exeter, New Hampshire, which, if nothing has changed since the last time I looked, is located in America. We explained in the release that we increased our production capacity by 25 percent with a very large investment in new equipment — six Okuma CNC machines to be exact.

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