December 14, 2009

DPMS Founder and President Retires

ST. CLOUD, Minn.--DPMS Firearms President and Founder Randy Luth retired on Monday, December 14.

Luth stated, "Perhaps there is never a good time to retire, however there will always be the next challenge, the next hurdle, but for me the time is right. It is time to slow down and enjoy life."

Originally founded as Defense Procurement Manufacturing Services (D.P.M.S.), Luth built DPMS from a garage-based parts company into one of the largest AR manufacturers in the nation. D.P.M.S. was acquired by Freedom Group Inc. in December 2007.

DPMS Firearms builds AR-style rifles in .204 Ruger, .223 Remington, 5.56x45 NATO, .243 Winchester, .260 Remington, 6.5 Creedmoor, 6.8x43 SPC, .30 Remington AR, .308 Winchester and .338 Federal.

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