Freedom Group, Inc. reported the relocation of the Bushmaster Firearms International manufacturing facility located in Windham, ME to Ilion, NY. The company expects to create 40-50 new positions at the Ilion facility as a result of the relocation.
The Bushmaster brand and products remain key strategic assets within the Freedom Group portfolio. The company said the manufacturing relocation will have no impact on customers or the existing supply base.
“As competition in today’s global marketplace remains intense, consolidation of our manufacturing processes and operating systems allow us to provide Bushmaster customers with the highest quality products while maintaining a competitive position in the marketplace,” said John Trull, Freedom Group’s Vice President – Product Management & Marketing, Firearms. “We are committed to the Bushmaster brand, its core product offerings and bringing innovative new Bushmaster firearms to our customers.”