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    Olin winchester wins contract to run lake city army ammo plant

    Illinois-based ammo maker Olin Winchester last week was awarded a contract to run the U.S. Armyís historic Lake City Army Ammunition Plant.

    The plant, located in Independence, Missouri, was first established in 1941 and provides small-caliber military ammunition to the military for both training and combat. Winchester previously operated the 4,000-acre facility from 1985-2000 and it is currently run by defense contractor Northrop Grumman who, as reported by local media, employs about 2,000.

    Olin Winchesterís contract, valued at $28,313,481, was announced Friday by the U.S. Army Contracting Command at Rock Island Arsenal. The company will assume control of the facility next year and,
    https://www.guns.com/news/2019/09/30...rmy-ammo-plant
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    Is this a good thing? Maybe they'll forget to crimp those primer pockets.

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    more jobs. I'd say it's a good thing.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Baglady View Post
    more jobs. I'd say it's a good thing.
    Winchester going to keep all the Grumman employees?

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    Quote Originally Posted by shootbrownelk View Post
    Winchester going to keep all the Grumman employees?
    I don't know. Maybe it depends on if they're still adding on to that mile long house of theirs...?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Baglady View Post
    I don't know. Maybe it depends on if they're still adding on to that mile long house of theirs...?
    The reason I ask is because when there is a change in ownership, the first thing that the new owner/operator does is shed employees.

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