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SAAMI Welcomes Capstone Precision Group and Geissele Automatics to Organization

SAAMI Welcomes Capstone Precision Group and Geissele Automatics to Organization SHELTON, Conn. — The Sporting Arms and Ammunition Manufacturers’ Institute®, Inc., (SAAMI®), is pleased to announce that Capstone Precision Group and Geissele Automatics have joined SAAMI as Supporting Members. Capstone is a manufacturer of ammunition and is headquartered Mesa, Arizona. Geissele Automatics is a manufacturer of firearms […]

SAAMI Announces Development of Suppressor Thread and Socket Drawings

SAAMI Announces Development of Suppressor Thread and Socket Drawings NEWTOWN, Conn. — The Sporting Arms and Ammunition Manufacturers’ Institute®, Inc., (SAAMI®), is pleased to announce it has developed suppressor thread and socket drawings and made them publicly available, without restriction, on SAAMI.org. “With suppressors gaining in popularity among recreational shooters, SAAMI is leading the way […]

SAAMI Welcomes TXAT, LLC, to Organization

SAAMI Welcomes TXAT, LLC, to Organization NEWTOWN, Conn. — The Sporting Arms and Ammunition Manufacturers’ Institute®, Inc., (SAAMI®), is pleased to announce that TXAT, LLC, has joined SAAMI as an Affiliate Member. TXAT is the exclusive US distributor and test facility for Aguila Ammunition and is headquartered in Houston, Texas. “SAAMI is pleased to welcome […]

SAAMI Announces Acceptance of a New Pistol Cartridge

SAAMI Announces Acceptance of a New Pistol Cartridge, 30 Super Carry NEWTOWN, Conn. — The Sporting Arms and Ammunition Manufacturers’ Institute,® Inc., (SAAMI®) has announced the acceptance of a new pistol cartridge for SAAMI standardization. SAAMI is the organization at the forefront of promoting firearm safety by creating standards that ensure safety, reliability, and interchangeability […]

Registration Now Open For The SAAMI Ballistics Conference

2022 SAAMI® Ballistics Conference A  2½-Day Technical Seminar and Training Course Presented by the Sporting Arms and Ammunition Manufacturers’ Institute, Inc. September 13-15, 2022, in Rapid City, South Dakota OVERVIEW: 2022 is the fourth biennial SAAMI Ballistics Conference. The purpose of the Ballistics conference is to serve as a training workshop and discussion forum addressing […]

SAAMI Welcomes Kimber Manufacturing, Inc., to Organization

NEWTOWN, Conn. — The Sporting Arms and Ammunition Manufacturers’ Institute,® Inc., (SAAMI®) is pleased to announce that Kimber Manufacturing, Inc., has joined SAAMI as a Supporting Member. Kimber is a manufacturer of firearms and is headquartered in Troy, Alabama. “We are very pleased to have Kimber join the SAAMI family,” said Joe Bartozzi, SAAMI’s President […]

SAAMI Announces Acceptance of New Rifle Cartridges

NEWTOWN, Conn. — The Sporting Arms and Ammunition Manufacturers’ Institute,® Inc., (SAAMI®) has announced the acceptance of three new rifle cartridges for SAAMI standardization. SAAMI is the organization at the forefront of promoting firearm safety by creating standards that ensure the safety, reliability and interchangeability of firearms, ammunition, and components. 6mm GT – The 6mm […]

SAAMI and USDOT-PHMSA Develop Guidance for Shippers of Ammunition and Component Parts

NEWTOWN, Conn. — The Sporting Arms and Ammunition Manufacturers’ Institute® (SAAMI®) is pleased to announce that a collaborative effort between the U.S. Department of Transportation, Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) and SAAMI has resulted in the development of educational resources that provide guidance for shippers of ammunition and components. This PHMSA-SAAMI collaborative effort […]

SAAMI ‘Save the Date’ for 2022 Ballistics Conference

NEWTOWN, Conn. – The Sporting Arms and Ammunition Manufacturers’ Institute® (SAAMI®) has scheduled its 2022 Ballistics Conference for September 13-14 in Rapid City, South Dakota. Industry professionals interested in attending this conference are reminded to “save the date.” The two-day technical seminar and training course will be hosted by H-S Precision, which is pleased to provide […]

SAAMI Announces Ammunition Equivalency Online Resources

NEWTOWN, Conn. — The Sporting Arms and Ammunition Manufacturers’ Institute,®Inc., (SAAMI®), is pleased to announce that it has added two new web-based resources. These new documents help to clarify the interchangeability of certain ammunition in a specified firearm chamber, and identify the names of equivalent and historical cartridges. These documents are important for firearm safety because […]