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Ruger Takes “Manufacturer of the Year” For Eighth Year In A Row

Sturm, Ruger & Co., Inc. (NYSE: RGR) has been recognized as the Firearms Manufacturer of the Year by the National Association of Sporting Goods Wholesalers for the eighth consecutive year. The presentation of the award was made during the Association's 41st Annual Meeting at the Statehouse Convention Center in Little Rock, Arkansas by NASGW Chairman Kent Williams and Vice Chair / Director Pete Brownell. Accepting on behalf of Ruger was Ruger CEO Mike Fifer and Director of Sales Shawn Leska.

NICS Background Checks: Second Highest September

3:42 PM 10/14/2014

The September 2014 NSSF-adjusted National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS) figure of 1,024,272 is the second highest September on record for the 16-year-old system, even with a decrease of 1.0 percent compared to the September 2013 NSSF-adjusted NICS figure of 1,034,701. For comparison, the unadjusted September 2014 NICS figure of 1,447,485 reflects a 4.0 percent increase from the unadjusted NICS figure of 1,392,423 in September 2013.