Press releases like the one from Ruger provided below are familiar news to Americans at this point – reports of skyrocketing gun company stock, large increases in concealed carry applications and record numbers of guns being purchased inundate the media.
Ruger has certainly not been left out of the upswing in the firearm industry. In May, the company announced it had taken in higher first quarter earnings than last year. Just last year, the company set a new record for guns produced in a year (1,114,700) and is poised to surpass that record this year, already hitting the one million mark on August 15. Read more in the press release provided below.