SAAMI Welcomes FN America to Organization

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SAAMI Welcomes FN America to Organization

FN AmericaSHELTON, 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 Associate member,” said Joe Bartozzi, SAAMI’s President & CEO. “In joining SAAMI, they become part of the premier US organization for the establishment and publication of standards for the safety, reliability and interchangeability of sporting arms and ammunition.”

As a new Associate member, FN America will have representation and voting privileges on committees and will have the ability to introduce new cartridges for SAAMI standardization. They also will have full access to SAAMI firearms and ammunition technical standards, as well as the reference ammunition program assessments. This status also lets FN America’s customers know they support the work SAAMI does for the entirety of the industry and the safety of participants of the shooting sports.


The Sporting Arms and Ammunition Manufacturers’ Institute, founded in 1926 at the request of the federal government, is dedicated to creating and promulgating technical, performance and safety standards for firearms, ammunition and components, and is committed to being the preeminent global resource for the safe and responsible transportation, storage and use of these products.


Media contact:
Brian Osowiecki
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