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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 […]

SAAMI Promotes Brian Osowiecki to Director of Regulatory Affairs

Media contact: Deb Kenney 203-557-9199 SAAMI Promotes Brian Osowiecki to Director of Regulatory Affairs NEWTOWN, Conn. — The Sporting Arms and Ammunition Manufacturers’ Institute® is pleased to announce that Brian Osowiecki has been promoted to Director of Regulatory Affairs. Osowiecki will lead SAAMI’s efforts in all aspects of, and as the resource for, regulatory compliance.  […]

SAAMI Announces Additions of Alan Serven and Alexander ‘Nico’ Wirtz to Staff

Media contact: Deb Kenney 203-557-9199 SAAMI Announces Additions of Alan Serven and Alexander ‘Nico’ Wirtz to Staff   NEWTOWN, Conn. — The Sporting Arms and Ammunition Manufacturers’ Institute® is pleased to announce two new additions to staff — Alan Serven as Senior Director of Technical Affairs and Alexander “Nico” Wirtz as Director of International Affairs. […]

SAAMI Announces Acceptance of New Cartridges

Media contact: Richard Patterson 203-426-4358. Ext 255 SAAMI Announces Acceptance of New Cartridges NEWTOWN, Conn. — The Sporting Arms and Ammunition Manufacturers’ Institute,®Inc., (SAAMI®), the organization at the forefront of promoting firearm safety by creating standards that ensure safety, reliability and interchangeability of firearms, ammunition and components, announced the acceptance of new rifle and pistol […]