After two months of negations with union leaders, the parent company of Winchester Ammunition announced last week it will move its centerfire ammunition operations to Oxford, MS, effectively eliminating 1,000 manufacturing jobs at its East Alton, IL, facility.
Winchester, the largest manufacturer of small-caliber ammunition for the U.S. military, was recently awarded a $13 million contract for the development of manufacturing processes for the 7.62 NATO cartridge.
Winchester Ammunition is once again cementing PDX1 Defender as the industry's most complete and innovative line of ammunition for personal defense.
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For exceeding the high quality ammunition standards required by the United States Armed Forces, the National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA) recently presented the prestigious Ambrose Award to Winchester Ammunition.