Norma Precision Inc. to create 600 jobs and invest $60 million in Bryan County

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ATLANTE – November 20 – Governor Brian P. Kemp today announced that Beretta Holding SA, through its subsidiary Norma Precision Inc., will expand its presence in Georgia and build a new manufacturing, assembly and distribution in Bryan County. The $60 million project will create 600 new jobs the company is currently hiring for.

“It’s a testament to the strength of Georgia’s workforce and economy that companies are continually choosing to invest more and expand their operations in the #1 state for business.” , said Governor Kemp. “Norma Precision already hires hard-working Georgians on our coast, and this new facility will support healthy communities in the Savannah area. We look forward to the opportunities this will create for years to come.”

Norma Precision, formerly the American subsidiary of Ammotec Inc., was recently acquired by Beretta Holding SA, one of the oldest industrial groups in the world. Norma Precision will continue to develop and produce premium ammunition to serve key hunting, sporting goods, optical, military and law enforcement markets.

“Norma Precision has manufactured ammunition in the United States for 12 years as RUAG Ammotec USA. The past four years have been remarkable in terms of steady growth. With this expansion and focus on the Norma ammunition brand, we will continue to grow while better serving our customers and industry partners in the United States and abroad,” says Dr. Pietro Gussalli Beretta, Chairman and CEO of Beretta Holding SA “I am thrilled with all that Georgia has to offer our society, and I am confident that this long-term partnership will be mutually beneficial. »

“This new facility provides Norma Precision with a significant opportunity to expand our small arms ammunition manufacturing and distribution business to meet the expectations of our customers in the United States and abroad,” said Paul Lemke, CEO of Norma Precision. “We are grateful for the support provided by Bryan County, Chatham County, local communities and the State of Georgia, and we look forward to partnering with everyone as we hire, train and transfer the necessary personnel. to manufacture, sell and distribute Norma world class ammunition and merchandise.”

Norma Precision’s new 300,000 square foot facility will be located at Interstate Center III in Bryan County, a Georgia Ready for Accelerated Development (GRAD) certified site. To achieve GRAD certification, a property must undergo due diligence and meet specific certification requirements before a potential business visits. Upon completion of the new facility, operations from the Chatham County location will be moved to Bryan County. Current employees at the Chatham County facility will have the option of transferring to the new facility.

The company is currently recruiting for multiple positions and levels of experience in manufacturing, distribution, human resources, marketing and sales. Those interested in career opportunities within the company are encouraged to visit www.NormaShooting.com for more information.

“We are very pleased to share news of Norma Precision’s decision to locate a new manufacturing facility in Interstate Center III,” said Jon Seagraves, chairman of the Bryan County Development Authority. “It’s not often you get to work with a company like Norma Precision, which has nearly 500 years of experience and tradition behind Beretta Holding. Our team has been working hard on this project for a few years now, and we are thrilled to celebrate this great win for our community and officially welcome the company to Bryan County.”

“GPA welcomes the growth of Norma Precision in the region”, said Griff Lynch, executive director of the Georgia Ports Authority. “The company is a valued member of our manufacturing community, and its expansion here in Georgia is a testament to the state’s extensive logistics network and ability to efficiently reach key domestic and global markets.

Senior Project Manager Fernanda Kirchner represented the Georgia Department of Economic Development (GDEcD) on this project in partnership with the Bryan County Development Authority, Georgia Ports Authority, Georgia Power, Bureau of State of Georgia in Europe and Georgia Quick Start.

“Projects of this magnitude benefit entire regions of the state. Whether through hiring or partnering with local suppliers, the economic impact of Norma Precision’s new plant will be felt in every county,” said GDEcD Commissioner Pat Wilson. “Cooperation between communities is part of a business-friendly environment, and it’s one of the reasons Georgia is one of the best states in which to do business. Bryan and Chatham counties have worked together to create an innovative solution to secure Norma Precision’s new jobs for local Georgians. Thank you to everyone who helped make this happen!”

About Norma Precision Inc.

Norma Precision Inc. was a wholly owned subsidiary of RUAG Ammotec Inc., a Lichtenstein holding company. Recently, Beretta Holding SA, a 500-year-old family business, purchased RUAG Ammotec Inc. Through its international subsidiaries, RUAG Ammotec Inc. has developed and produced high-end ammunition with key markets in defence, law enforcement, hunting and sport. commodity sectors. The company employed more than 2,257 people across operations in 12 countries, which will now be managed by Beretta.

About Beretta Holding SA

Beretta Holding SA, headed by Dott. Pietro Gussalli Beretta, is the parent company of the famous industrial group, recognized world leader in the sector of premium light firearms, premium ammunition, optics, clothing and accessories dedicated to hunting, sport, outdoor, defense and law enforcement. The Beretta Holding Group is one of the oldest family businesses in the world, with a prestigious heritage of 500 years of industry experience.

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