Apr 15, 2016 · Beretta has now moved the production of the M9 to its new 156,000-square-foot facility in Tennessee, as well as the manufacturing operations for other firearms.
Beretta maintains administrative offices at the location of the first factory in Accokeek, Maryland, but moved the factory due to the Maryland Legislation posture of unfriendliness to firearms makers, dealers, and owners. On February 28, 2017, Beretta USA announced the APX availability for the US civilian market starting on April 15, 2017.
The Beretta APX is a semi-automatic pistol designed and produced by Beretta, designed largely for the U.S. Armed Forces’ XM17 Modular Handgun System competition.
(Related: Also leaving Md. for Tennessee: The military’s M9 sidearm) During nearly 40 years making guns in southern Prince George’s County, Beretta USA has endured a complicated relationship
Beretta USA says Maryland’s tough new gun laws are the reason it’s moving its factory to gun-friendly Tennessee. Read the complete article: CNN
Beretta is relocating the factory to Gallatin, Tenn., in early 2016, because it’s worried that Maryland gun laws could force it out of the state.
Italian weapons manufacturer Beretta is high-tailing it out of its home state of Maryland for the greener, more gun-friendly pastures of Tennessee. The arms company is the latest to leave a so-called ‘blue state’ for the south due to strict gun laws.
“Beretta is one of the world’s greatest companies, and their decision to expand into Tennessee speaks to the standards of craftsmanship and quality our state’s workforce embraces every day,” Haslam said in …
Apparently the Tennessee Democratic Party didn’t learn anything from the Bush-Gore election, where state voters turned against native son Al Gore because of his stance on guns. Now, Mark Brown
Beretta, a global manufacturer of high-quality sporting and military firearms, will invest $45 million in a state-of-the-art manufacturing and R&D facility. Beretta will create 300 new Tennessee jobs. The company is expected to complete construction on the facility this year.
The company tells ABC 7 News a total of 160 manufacturing jobs will be moved from Maryland to Tennessee. After 40 years of making guns in Maryland, Baretta hopes to open its new manufacturing
Beretta U.S.A. anticipates that the Gallatin, Tennessee facility will involve $45 million of investment in building and equipment and the employment of around 300 employees during the next five years.
Jul 22, 2014 · Gun manufacturing giant Beretta announced Tuesday it will move its entire manufacturing operations to a new plant in Tennessee in protest of efforts by Maryland lawmakers to strengthen gun …
Now, lawmakers are concerned Beretta’s decision to expand operations in Tennessee, rather than Maryland, is an indication new gun control measures are stifling business and job growth in the state.