SIG SAUER Electro-Optics® Makes $40,000 Donation to Honored American Veterans Afield Organization

Posted by NASGW on 5/14/18 12:50 PM

NEWINGTON, N.H., SIG SAUER Electro-Optics is pleased to announce a $40,000 donation to the Honored American Veterans Afield (HAVA) organization that was presented at the NRA Annual Meeting in Dallas, Texas.

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President's Message: Fact vs. Fiction

Posted by Kenyon Gleason on 5/11/18 4:48 PM

If you only ever listened to the nightly news on the major networks in this country, you might think the good ol’ USA was quickly on its way to the netherworld. Seriously, I simply can’t stand to watch the news anymore because it’s downright depressing, maddening and frustrating. Thank goodness for alternative media sources.

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Smith & Wesson Donates $30,000 to Honored American Veterans Afield

Posted by NASGW on 5/11/18 3:21 PM

SPRINGFIELD, Mass., – Smith & Wesson Corp. today announced that it has presented Honored American Veterans Afield (HAVA) with a donation of $30,000 to help fund HAVA-sanctioned hunting and shooting activities for disabled veterans and injured active military personnel.

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Message From Ruger Regarding Shareholder Proposal

Posted by NASGW on 5/11/18 2:51 PM

Dear Media Professional and Friend of Ruger:

At our recent Annual Meeting of the Ruger Stockholders, a shareholder’s activist proposal -  a thinly disguised call for gun control – was passed despite a recommendation against passage from the Ruger Board of Directors.  Below is Ruger’s formal response to the resolution. Please share this response with your readers.  Please help us counter the mainstream media’s spin that this is somehow a win for foes of the Second Amendment. Nothing could be further from the truth.

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NASGW Manufacturers Spotlight: Wholesale Trust

Posted by NASGW on 5/11/18 2:42 PM

Like all good relationships, trust is a crucial component. In the firearms industry, we call that "Wholesale Trust" and it represents that two-way partnership between firearms manufacturers and firearms wholesalers. Our NASGW wholesaler and manufacturer members work together in a variety of aspects to help each other grow. Trust is a crucial component of that working relationship, and a lot of decisions are based on this trust. Check out the comments from a few of our manufacturing members about "Wholesale Trust" and how working with a NASGW wholesale member impacts their business. 

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President's Message: Honestly, We’d Appreciate the Honesty

Posted by Kenyon Gleason on 4/16/18 8:24 AM

I suppose it might be too much to hope for, but I hope I never have to hear another anti-gun champion suggest “we really don’t want to take your guns.” The problem with not telling the truth is that you can’t be trusted. Ever. About anything.

 I wouldn’t like it, but at least I could respect a person’s opinion if they were just honest about what they really wanted. When you understand what someone really wants, it can help to facilitate an actual conversation. But when they start out by lying, it pretty much ruins that possibility right out of the gate.

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Secretary Zinke Signs Order to Promote Conservation of Western Big-Game Winter Range & Migration Corridors

Posted by Congressional Sportsmen's Foundation on 2/22/18 11:00 AM

Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke signed Secretarial Order 3362, which promotes collaboration between the Department of the Interior and western state fish and wildlife agencies for the conservation of big-game winter range and migration corridors.

Order 3362 fosters collaboration among states, private landowners, and other stakeholders to use the best available science for development of management guidelines that ensure big game populations, including antelope, elk, and mule deer, thrive.

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Chairman's Message: Renewed Optimism

Posted by Brad Burney on 1/30/18 9:07 PM

Another Shot Show is in the books, and the industry is buzzing again with the opportunities of a new year. After a soft year for many, a sense of optimism for 2018 seems to be a common theme among the many vendors, customers, and colleagues I have spoken with. For the first time in many years, I was unable to attend Shot Show due to some unforeseen events. I missed seeing my colleagues, my friends, and the many people I’ve built business relationships over the years. Shot Show is always a great time to connect and get the new year started right. For those of you who were in attendance, I truly hope the show was successful for you.

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President's Message: On Being Hopeful

Posted by Kenyon Gleason on 1/15/18 6:39 PM

Hope. It means a lot of things. And a lot of different things to different people. But hope is the lifeblood of success.

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Time To Renew Your Wholesale Commitment with NASGW

Posted by NASGW on 1/15/18 6:31 PM

2018 is well underway and SHOT Show is coming up quickly. With the start of the new year, it is time to renew your commitment and membership with NASGW. Below you will find our membership renewal letter that was mailed out around the holidays. Please review the letter and be sure to send in your dues if you haven't had a chance yet. Below you will find all the details on renewing and as always, if you have any questions, feel free to contact our office. Thank you all for your continued support and we wish you all the best in 2018.

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