Remington to layoff 120 more employees

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Remington to layoff 120 more employees

Postby John A. » Tue Mar 14, 2017 6:21 pm ... 1489446331

Remington Outdoor Co. has laid off more than 120 workers at an upstate New York factory in response to falling demand for firearms, dealing a blow to an upstate village of 8,000.

Since Donald Trump’s presidential victory eased concerns about stiffer gun laws, the small-arms industry has seen a drop in sales. As a result, orders for Remington handguns have slowed, a company spokeswoman said Monday. That is “a dynamic from which Remington is not immune,” she said of the industry challenges.
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Re: Remington to layoff 120 more employees

Postby Thom » Wed Mar 15, 2017 2:25 pm

I thought they were in the process of moving their manufacturing out of NY anyway, going to Alabama or Mississippi as best as I can recall.
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Re: Remington to layoff 120 more employees

Postby Globemaster » Fri Mar 17, 2017 5:07 pm

it disappoints me to see this happening across the industry; and I'm sure that there will be more of it as time goes by; and as the hobby becomes more and more politically incorrect as well; as I'm quite certain that it's politically motivated ...
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