FICG

Firearms Industry Consulting Group

  • January 24, 2013 Founded by Prince Law Offices, P.C.

To provide legal representation in the protection and defense of the Constitutions of Pennsylvania and the United States, especially with reference to the inalienable right of the individual citizen guaranteed by such Constitutions to acquire, possess, transport, carry, transfer ownership of, and enjoy the right to use arms, in order that the people may always be in a position to exercise their legitimate individual rights of self-preservation and defense of family, person, and property, as well as to serve effectively in the appropriate militia for the common defense of the Republic and the individual liberty of its citizens.

646 Lenape Road
Bechtelsville, PA 19505

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Israel Weapon Industries

founded in 1933
US operations in 2013
Middletown, Pennsylvania

  • formerly the Magen division of the Israel Military Industries
  • an Israeli firearms manufacturer
  • 1950s creator of the Uzi (10 million produced)
  • 1960s Galil
  • 1995 Tavor
  • 2005, the Small Arms Division of IMI was privatized and renamed IWI
    Israel Weapon Industries
  • 2013 IWI US, Inc. began operations
  • 2013 Tavor reaches the US market
  • 2014 and 2015 (NASGW) Importer of the Year
    – National Association of Sporting Goods Wholesalers
  • 2014 IWI US’s Law Enforcement Division was launched

Israel Military Industries (IMI)
1441 Stoneridge Dr.
Middletown, Pennsylvania 17057

717-695-2081

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POMA

Professional Outdoor Media Association (POMA)

2005 – The organization got its start when dozens of traditional outdoor communicators looking for a professional organization that served their specific needs met at the 2005 SHOT Show and via tele-conference with journalists attending the Safari Club International Show

mission statement

The Professional Outdoor Media Association, Inc. is a group of individual communicators and Corporate Partners who believe in, defend, support and promote the heritage of hunting, fishing, shooting, and traditional outdoor sports through writing, photography, and other means. By doing so, members hope to educate the general public about these sports and encourage more participation in them. The organization serves the membership by helping members grow professionally, improve their skills, better their working environments and enhance their business.

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POMA Office & Mailing Address
P.O. Box 1569
Johnstown, PA 15907
Phone 814-254-4719

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During the meeting, nine respected outdoor journalists were selected  to a committee

  • Jim Zumbo
  • J. Wayne Fears
  • Tom Gresham
  • John Phillips
  • Betty Lou Fegely
  • Jim Casada
  • Bryce Towsley
  • Tony Mandile
  • Laurie Lee Dovey.

POMA is dedicated to seeing the traditional outdoor sports story is told honestly and fairly so hunting, fishing, the shooting sports and trapping will endure.

Kahr Arms

Founded in 1995
New York, Pennsylvania

  • 1995 founded by Justin Moon in Blauvelt, New York
    – son of Sun Myung Moon
    (founder of the Unification Church)
  • 1999 Kahr Arms bought Auto-Ordnance Company
  • June 2010, Kahr bought Magnum Research
  • July 1, 2013 left New York state because of New York’s
    – Secure Ammunition and Firearms Enforcement Act (NY SAFE Act)
    – purchased 620 acres in Pike County, Pennsylvania
  • January 2015, the Kahr Arms company changed to the Kahr Firearms Group
  • August 11, 2015 grand opening of 40,000-square-foot headquarters

 

Kahr Arms

Magnum Research

founded in 1979
Minnesota, Pennsylvania

  • 1979 Magnum Research’s founders, Jim Skildum and John Risdall in Pillager, MN
  • January 1983 filed a US patent for a gas-actuated pistol
  • 1985 – 1995 pistols were manufactured by Israel Military Industries (IMI)
  • 1995 – 1998  manufactured by Saco Defense in Saco, Maine
  • 1998 – 2009 manufactured by Israel again
    – 2005 IMI was privatized and renamed Israel Weapon Industries (IWI)
  • 2009 manufactured in Pillager, Minnesota
  • June 2010 purchased by Kahr Arms
  • 2015 moved to Pennsylvania
    –  620-acre
    – 40,000 square foot

Magnum Research
12602 33rd Avenue SW
Pillager, MN 56473