Rio Royal

1872
Texas

  • Alfred Nobel
    – 355 patents
    – owned 90 factories
    –  left his fortune to the Nobel Prize
  • 1857 first patent for gunpowder filed in Sweden
  • 1863 invented a new kind of detonator
  • 1864 major explosion killed his younger brother Emil
  • 1865 invented the blasting cap
  • 1867 invention of dynamite
  • 1875 invented gelignite
  • 1887 invented ballistite
  • 1896 RIO founded by Alfred Nobel
  • 2002 Introduced to the U.S. market
    – McEwen, Tennessee
  • 2012 the Nobel endowment was worth $472 million
  • 2014 original factory in McEwen, Tennessee (exploded)
  • 2015 moved to Texas
    – headquartered in Irving, Texas
    – warehouse in Marshall, Texas
    – 105,000-square-foot
    – produces approximately one million shotgun shells on a daily basis

RIO Ammunition
433 E Las Colinas Blvd., Ste 900
Irving, Texas 75039

214-389-1896

RioAmmo.com

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