1. About Smith & Wesson Corp.

    Smith & Wesson Corp.

    Smith & Wesson is the largest manufacturer of handguns in the United States and is known for the many types of ammunition it has introduced over the years as well as its revolver expertise.

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    1. He really is treating it as a business and his product is a young adult who is ready for the business world, or the working world, or college, and whatever they want to pursue next.
      In Springfield's Putnam Vocational Technical Academy staff, students take pride in new school, student achievement
    2. It takes a year to get the products back.
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    3. There is reason to be a little optimistic.
      In Mass. unemployment rate rises from 8.6% to 8.8% in July
    4. On behalf of all of our employees, we are honored to accept these two awards granted by not only our customer base but by our peers within the industry. We take great pride in this recognition. We work continually to support the shooting sports through a variety of joint partnerships and through the development of new and innovative products, such as the M&P15 rifle, which was first introduced only four years ago. Smith & Wesson will remain dedicated to supporting our industry's advancements and to developing the best products and services available on the market.
      In Smith & Wesson Earns Shooting Industry Awards
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    2. Smith & Wesson posts record year

      Explore bizjournals (Jun 29 2012)

      ...ility to Springfield, reduced promotional costs, reduced legal costs and improved “outsourcing capabilities.” Smith & Wesson’s fourth-quarter net income was $12.5 million, versus $1.1 million in the year-earlier period. ... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Smith & Wesson Corp.   Springfield

    3. Springfield’s Smith & Wesson boosts 4Q sales outlook | Hartford Business

      Explore HartfordBusiness.com (May 23 2012)

      ...ma may tighten gun laws if he is re-elected. The shares of Smith & Wesson and its Fairfield rival, Sturm, Ruger & Co., hit 52-week highs on May 1. Smith & Wesson releases its fourth-quarter results on June 28. ... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Smith & Wesson Corp.   Springfield

    4. Critics assail cutbacks to machine technology program at Springfield's Putnam Vocational Technical Academy

      Explore masslive.com (Apr 30 2012)

      Critics assail cutbacks to machine technology program at Springfield's Putnam Vocational Technical Academy ...hat there are over 200 openings this year in Advanced Manufacturing, one of the state’s strategic industries. Smith & Wesson alone has plans to hire close to 100 this year and they are our single largest contributor to t... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Regional Employment Board of Hampden County Inc.   West Springfield   Palmer

    5. Sealed Air, Elms College and a Conway machine shop get state economic ...

      Explore masslive.com (Apr 2 2012)

      Sealed Air, Elms College and a Conway machine shop get state economic ... ...ward of $496,868 for the project with the state’s OK. F.W. Webb Co. bought 14.5 acres of land located in the Smith & Wesson Industrial Park from the Springfield Redevelopment Authority. The company, the largest plumbing... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Smith & Wesson Corp.   Springfield   Chicopee

    6. Latest Hasbro layoff of 170 jobs worldwide includes 3 in East Longmeadow

      Explore masslive.com (Mar 13 2012)

      Latest Hasbro layoff of 170 jobs worldwide includes 3 in East Longmeadow ...years ago. That would have made it one of the largest manufacturing employers in the region. Springfield’s Smith & Wesson has 1,200 employees. OMG Inc., in Agawam, a maker of hardware and roofing products, has more t... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Smith & Wesson Corp.   Springfield   The Republican

    7. Springfield sees foundation laid for economic growth in 2012

      Explore masslive.com (Feb 13 2012)

      Springfield sees foundation laid for economic growth in 2012 ...Dwight Street downtown and expand its workforce, and F.W. Webb, which plans to relocate and expand at the Smith & Wesson industrial park on Roosevelt Avenue; * DevelopSpringfield and American International College co... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   American International College   Smith & Wesson Corp.   Springfield

    8. Manufacturing had a small rebound in 2011, looks to a solid 2012

      Explore masslive.com (Feb 10 2012)

      Manufacturing had a small rebound in 2011, looks to a solid 2012 ...for 2012. OUTLOOK 2012 See more stories from The Republican's Outlook 2012 special section. Iconic gunmaker Smith & Wesson was down to just 600 employees in Springfield back in 2001. Now it has 1,200 employees at its R... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Boeing   Smith & Wesson Corp.   Springfield

    9. Smith & Wesson grows in Springfield hiring veterans, Putnam Vocational students

      Explore masslive.com (Feb 7 2012)

      Smith & Wesson grows in Springfield hiring veterans, Putnam Vocational students ...train in the Smith & Wesson machine shop every other week. He takes academic classes on the weeks he’s not at Smith & Wesson. Vega gets paid for the time he works at Smith & Wesson. Vega has been working there for about... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Domenic J. Sarno   Smith & Wesson Corp.   Springfield

    10. Editorial: Smith & Wesson hones historic brand

      Explore masslive.com (Dec 21 2011)

      ...r. The buyer recognized what an asset the brand is by quickly changing its name to Smith & Wesson Holding Co. Smith & Wesson President and CEO P. James Debney, who’s had the job since September, met with a group of local... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Smith & Wesson Corp.   Springfield   The Republican

    11. Tax incentive for F.W. Webb relocation and expansion plans gets Springfield City Council final approval

      Explore masslive.com (Dec 19 2011)

      ...by a 7-6 vote, which assists F.W. Webb with plans to move from Plainfield Street to a new, larger site at the Smith & Wesson industrial park on Roosevelt Ave., in East Springfield. F.W. Webb has an agreement to purchase ... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Brian M. Connors   Smith & Wesson Corp.   Springfield City Council

    12. Springfield's Smith & Wesson completes move, takes aim at future

      Explore masslive.com (Dec 19 2011)

      Springfield's Smith & Wesson completes move, takes aim at future ...ements with the Clinton administration. Back in 2001, Smith & Wesson had 600 employees in Springfield. Today, Smith & Wesson has 1,200 employees in Springfield and growing, Debney said. Smith & Wesson Holding Corp. repor... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Associated Industries of Massachusetts   Smith & Wesson Corp.   Coca-Cola

    13. Smith & Wesson reports positive quarter

      Explore masslive.com (Dec 13 2011)

      Smith & Wesson reports positive quarter ... photos to go with stories on Smith and Wesson gunmakers in Springfield. Here parts get loaded for polishing. Smith & Wesson: Inside the Springfield manufacturing facility gallery (20 photos) SPRINGFIELD — Gunmaker Smith... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Smith & Wesson Corp.   Springfield   The Republican

    14. Springfield City Council approves special tax incentive for Custom Carbide; incentive for F.W. Webb undecided

      Explore masslive.com (Dec 5 2011)

      Springfield City Council approves special tax incentive for Custom Carbide; incentive for F.W. Webb undecided ...t seven new jobs. F.W. Webb’s planned move from its current site on Plainfield Street, in Luna’s ward, to the Smith & Wesson industrial park off Roosevelt Avenue, would create approximately $82,032 in new property taxes... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Smith & Wesson Corp.   Springfield City Council   Springfield

    15. MassEcon salutes companies for contributions, commitment

      Explore masslive.com (Dec 4 2011)

      MassEcon salutes companies for contributions, commitment ...iams, North American general manager, Coca-Cola, Pittsfield; and gold winner James Debney, president and CEO, Smith & Wesson, Springfield. BOSTON – MassEcon (the Massachusetts Alliance for Economic Development) held its ... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Massachusetts Office of Business Development   Smith & Wesson Corp.   Coca-Cola

    16. Springfield companies seek tax incentives for expansion projects

      Explore masslive.com (Dec 4 2011)

      Springfield companies seek tax incentives for expansion projects ... until the building is sold, officials said. F.W. Webb has an agreement to purchase 14.5 acres of land at the Smith & Wesson industrial park for $1 million, and plans a $6.5 million investment in new construction, furnis... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Smith & Wesson Corp.   Springfield   The Republican

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