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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 […]

SAAMI Announces Acceptance of Three New Cartridges

Media contact: Richard Patterson 203-426-4358. Ext 255 SAAMI Announces Acceptance of Three 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 cartridges […]

SAAMI Announces New Affiliated Member Category

Media contact: Richard Patterson 203-426-4358. Ext 255 SAAMI Announces New Affiliated Member Category NEWTOWN, Conn. — The Sporting Arms and Ammunition Manufacturers’ Institute® (SAAMI®) is pleased to announce that it has added a new membership category, Affiliated Members, to the organization’s body of professional suppliers. As defined in the SAAMI bylaws, an individual or company eligible […]

SAAMI Announces Acceptance of New 300 HAM’R Cartridge

Media contact: Richard Patterson 203-426-4358. Ext 255 SAAMI Announces Acceptance of New 300 HAM’R Cartridge 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, has announced the acceptance of a […]

SAAMI Welcomes Kalashnikov USA to Organization

Media contact: Richard Patterson 203-426-4358. Ext 255 SAAMI Welcomes Kalashnikov USA to Organization NEWTOWN, Conn. — The Sporting Arms and Ammunition Manufacturers’ Institute Inc.,® (SAAMI®) is pleased to announce that Kalashnikov USA has joined as a Supporting Member. A manufacturer of rifles, pistols and shotguns, Kalashnikov USA is headquartered in Pompano Beach, Florida.   “We […]