Adams Arms, Inc. wins 2013 Manufacturing Industry of the Year Award

September 5, 2013

Adams Arms, Inc. was recognized last week with the 2013 Manufacturing Industry of the Year Award, Category 2 at Pasco Economic Development Council’s 27th Annual Appreciation Banquet. Held annually at Saddlebrook Resort in Wesley Chapel, Pasco EDC's Industry Awards Banquet recognizes local companies that exhibit exemplary growth in technology, innovation, job creation, capital investment and community service. “The entire Adams Arms team is honored to be recognized by the Pasco EDC. The support and partnership that we have received from the Pasco EDC team were a big part of why were able to invest heavily in building our staff and purchasing the machinery necessary to support our growth. Our team is committed to providing cutting edge products that are 100% American made, of the highest quality and supported with the best customer service in the industry. Thanks to Pasco County for making us feel welcome from day one.” said Michael Froning, President and CEO of Adams Arms. Adams Arms, Inc., manufacturers firearms and related accessories for the AR15 / M-16 Rifle Platform utilizing its patented Piston Systems that provide law enforcement and private citizens with a reliable and high performing product and a wide assortment of options to upgrade rifles already in the marketplace. With an incredible line up of products, the company has a dedicated staff of 100, and continues to grow and expand its business in Pasco County. “Adams Arms located to Pasco County in 2012 and has since experienced exponential growth,” said Skip Miller, Senior Vice President of SunTrust Bank and Chair of the Pasco EDC Banquet Award Committee. “Adams Arms has created 100 new jobs in Pasco County since their arrival, and are definitely a company to watch over the next year.” “Economic development in Pasco County is critically dependent on companies like Adams Arms,” said John Hagen, Pasco EDC President/CEO. “We are working every day to create a business climate that allows every business to achieve its economic potential and put our residents to work; we’re thrilled to have so many growing companies to recognize in Pasco County. It really validates our efforts.”  
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