Title

"The Talk of Maine" piece on Maine gunmakers like Bushmaster Firearms in Windham

Authors

Jeff Clark

Source

Down East

Date

10-1-2007

Pages

21-24

Abstract

"The Talk of Maine" piece on Maine gunmakers like Bushmaster Firearms in Windham, Smith & Wesson in Houlton, and General Dynamics Weapon Systems/Saco Defense. The industry is thriving because of the conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan and because it has found niche markets, but representatives try to maintain a low profile. With details on how the companies have prospered despite a decline in manufacturing, and how they cultivate and recruit employees with machinist and other necessary skills.

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