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. STEM programs like those found at Putnam help prepare students for today's workforce.
      In Smith & Wesson donates $21,000 to Putnam Vocational Technical Academy for technology fund
    2. 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
    3. It takes a year to get the products back.
      In At Eastec trade show in West Springfield, manufacturers talk about not sending work to China, new products, and more
    4. There is reason to be a little optimistic.
      In Mass. unemployment rate rises from 8.6% to 8.8% in July
    5. 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 credits sale of M&P guns for helping it achieve record earnings

      Explore masslive.com (Jun 26 2013)

      Smith & Wesson credits sale of M&P guns for helping it achieve record earnings ...h & Wesson was at full manufacturing capacity in the last quarter, said P. James Debney, president and CEO of Smith & Wesson during a conference call with stock analysts Tuesday evening. Despite keeping production moving... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Smith & Wesson Corp.   Springfield

    3. J. William Ward stepping down from the Regional Employment Board of ... - MassLive.com

      Explore masslive.com (Jun 10 2013)

      J. William Ward stepping down from the Regional Employment Board of ... - MassLive.com ...loyment Board works because he listens to employers like Peters or Baystate Health or Mercy Medical Center or Smith & Wesson. He learns what the challenges are, what employers need and what needs they anticipate in the f... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Regional Employment Board of Hampden County Inc.   Baystate Health   Smith & Wesson Corp.

    4. At Eastec trade show in West Springfield, manufacturers talk about not sending work to China, new products, and more

      Explore masslive.com (May 15 2013)

      At Eastec trade show in West Springfield, manufacturers talk about not sending work to China, new products, and more ...o planned to debut 75 new products at this year's show. Local exhibitors include Lenox in East Longmeadow and Smith & Wesson. Eastec returned to the Eastern States Exposition this year after its organizers, the Michigan-... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   West Springfield   Smith & Wesson Corp.   Springfield

    5. Smith & Wesson profit triples, outlook improves

      Explore masslive.com (Mar 7 2013)

      Smith & Wesson profit triples, outlook improves ...dern sporting rifles” by the industry and by Smith & Wesson. As part of its earnings report issued this week, Smith & Wesson also raised its expectations for the rest of its fiscal year. Smith & Wesson said it anticipate... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Smith & Wesson Corp.   Springfield

    6. Newtown massacre reverberates through New England's 'Gun Valley'

      Explore masslive.com (Mar 4 2013)

      Newtown massacre reverberates through New England's 'Gun Valley' ...tates. Those same states, plus New York and New Jersey, make 64 percent of the rifles, according to the NSSF. Smith & Wesson, in business since before the Civil War, is in Springfield, Mass., just up the Connecticut Rive... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Smith & Wesson Corp.   Springfield

    7. Smith & Wesson stock rebounds, up for the year despite gun-control debate following Newtown school shooting

      Explore masslive.com (Jan 7 2013)

      ....85 Dec. 6. Smith & Wesson employee Ryan McIntosh works on a Venture Rifle at the Thompson Center area of the Smith & Wesson factory in 2011. SPRINGFIELD – Smith & Wesson’s stock has been climbing back after cratering la... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Smith & Wesson Corp.   Springfield

    8. Gun maker Smith & Wesson's stock falls on Newtown backlash speculation - Boston Business Journal

      Explore The Business Journals (Dec 18 2012)

      Gun maker Smith & Wesson's stock falls on Newtown backlash speculation - Boston Business Journal ...ore Boston Business Journal Date: Monday, December 17, 2012, 7:48am EST Tweet Share LinkedIn Email Gun maker Smith & Wesson Holding Corp. (Nasdaq: SWHC) has benefited in the past from fears of impending gun control legi... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Smith & Wesson Corp.   Springfield

    9. Manufacturers and businesses struggle to find skilled workers

      Explore masslive.com (Dec 10 2012)

      Manufacturers and businesses struggle to find skilled workers ...ing jobs. Currently there are 15 adults, either unemployed or under-employed, being taught by both Putnam and Smith & Wesson instructors. Murray said the state is looking to replicate the program on the North Shore. “Eve... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Governor Deval L. Patrick   University of Massachusetts   Springfield Technical Community College

    10. Study: Pioneer Valley lacks younger workers to replace soon-to-retire Baby Boomers

      Explore masslive.com (Nov 15 2012)

      Study: Pioneer Valley lacks younger workers to replace soon-to-retire Baby Boomers ... can’t develop a younger work force. “I live these figures every day,” Leyden said. It’s not just him either. Smith & Wesson in Springfield, for example, knows it will have to replace 300 retiring workers in the next thr... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Holyoke Community College   Raytheon   Smith & Wesson Corp.

    11. Western New England University engineering program grows

      Explore masslive.com (Nov 5 2012)

      Western New England University engineering program grows ...y in Wilbraham where Meaden worked; Lenox, which is the former American Saw in East Longmeadow, and gun maker Smith & Wesson in Springfield. ... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Western New England University   Smith & Wesson Corp.   Springfield

    12. Springfield's Smith & Wesson aiming high

      Explore masslive.com (Sep 30 2012)

      Springfield's Smith & Wesson aiming high ...roduction workers almost exclusively from the ranks of the temps on its site. Founded in Springfield in 1852, Smith & Wesson had just 600 employees in Springfield back in 2001. Smith & Wesson’s stock, ended trading Frida... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Smith & Wesson Corp.   Springfield   Westfield

    13. Editorial: Smith & Wesson sales show company's strength

      Explore masslive.com (Sep 12 2012)

      Editorial: Smith & Wesson sales show company's strength ...an upbeat outlook – a fact many analysts attribute to fears that gun rights might be curtailed in the future. Smith & Wesson shattered analysts’ expectations with gun sales soaring 48 percent to a record $136 million, ev... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Smith & Wesson Corp.   Springfield

    14. 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

    15. 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

    16. 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

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