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SAAMI Welcomes FN America to Organization

SAAMI Welcomes FN America to Organization SHELTON, Conn. — The Sporting Arms and Ammunition Manufacturers’ Institute®, Inc., (SAAMI®) is pleased to announce that FN America, LLC, has joined SAAMI as an Associate Member. FN America is a manufacturer of firearms and is headquartered in McLean, Virginia. “We are pleased to welcome FN America as an […]

SAAMI Announces Acceptance of Two New Cartridges

SAAMI Announces Acceptance of Two New Cartridges SHELTON, Conn. — The Sporting Arms and Ammunition Manufacturers’ Institute®, Inc., (SAAMI®) has announced the acceptance of two new rifle cartridges for SAAMI standardization. SAAMI is the organization at the forefront of promoting firearm safety by creating standards that ensure safety, reliability and interchangeability of firearms, ammunition and […]

SAAMI to Exhibit at SHOT Show

SAAMI to Exhibit at SHOT Show Get to know the industry’s invaluable standards-setting organization SHELTON, Conn. — The Sporting Arms and Ammunition Manufacturers’ Institute®, Inc., (SAAMI®), will for the first time have an exhibition booth at the SHOT Show®, the world’s largest trade show for shooting, hunting, outdoor and law enforcement products and services. SAAMI […]

New SAAMI® Publication Addresses Workplace and Home Safety: ‘Take-Home Lead Hazards’

New SAAMI® Publication Addresses Workplace and Home Safety: ‘Take-Home Lead Hazards’ SHELTON, Conn. — The Sporting Arms and Ammunition Manufacturers’ Institute®, Inc., (SAAMI), has released its latest publication, “Take-Home Lead Hazards,” detailing steps for minimizing lead exposure in the workplace and specifically for take-home lead which can expose family members to this material. This comprehensive […]

SAAMI Releases Update of Abusive Mishandling Standard

SAAMI Releases Update of Abusive Mishandling Standard SHELTON, Conn. — The Sporting Arms and Ammunition Manufacturers’ Institute®, Inc., (SAAMI®), is pleased to announce the release of the 2023 update to American National Standard SAAMI Z299.5-2023, Voluntary Industry Performance Standards Criteria for Evaluation of New Firearms Designs Under Conditions of Abusive Mishandling for the Use of […]

Save the Date: 2024 SAAMI Ballistics Conference

Save the Date: 2024 SAAMI Ballistics Conference A 2-Day Technical Seminar and Training Course plus a range day for product demonstrations or a visit to a local manufacturer. Presented by the Sporting Arms and Ammunition Manufacturers’ Institute, Inc. Hosted by Barnes Bullets. OVERVIEW: 2024 will be the fifth biennial SAAMI Ballistics Conference. The purpose of […]

SAAMI Welcomes AAC Ammunition, Defender Ammunition Company, Forster Products and ROAM as New Members

SAAMI Welcomes AAC Ammunition, Defender Ammunition Company, Forster Products and ROAM as New Members SHELTON, Conn.— The Sporting Arms and Ammunition Manufacturers’ Institute®, Inc., (SAAMI®), is pleased to announce that AAC Ammunition, Defender Ammunition Company and ROAM have joined SAAMI as Supporting members and Forster Products has joined as an Affiliated member. AAC Ammunition is […]

SAAMI Welcomes AMMO, Incorporated, to Organization

SAAMI Welcomes AMMO, Incorporated, to Organization SHELTON, Conn.— The Sporting Arms and Ammunition Manufacturers’ Institute®, Inc., (SAAMI®), is pleased to announce that AMMO, Incorporated, has joined SAAMI as a Voting Member. AMMO, Inc., is a manufacturer of ammunition and is headquartered in Scottsdale, Arizona. “We are very pleased to have AMMO, Inc., join the SAAMI […]

SAAMI Announces Acceptance of Two New Cartridges

SAAMI Announces Acceptance of Two New Cartridges SHELTON, Conn.—The Sporting Arms and Ammunition Manufacturers’ Institute®, Inc., (SAAMI®) has announced the acceptance of a new shotshell and rimfire cartridge for SAAMI standardization. SAAMI is the organization at the forefront of promoting firearm safety by creating standards that ensure safety, reliability, and interchangeability of firearms, ammunition, and […]

SAAMI Posts New Publication on Range Cleaning

SAAMI Posts New Publication on Range Cleaning SHELTON, Conn — The Sporting Arms and Ammunition Manufacturers’ Institute® has released its latest publication—“Considerations in Range Cleaning”—and posted the document to the SAAMI® library of informational publications and advisories on its website (saami.org). “This document reviews areas that must be taken into consideration when conducting range cleaning to […]