SAAMI Welcomes Two New Members to Organization

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SAAMI Welcomes Two New Members to Organization

NEWTOWN, Conn. — The Sporting Arms and Ammunition Manufacturers’ Institute® (SAAMI®) is pleased to announce that two new companies have joined its member roster. Savannah, Georgia-based Quantum Ammunition, LLC has been accepted as an Associate Member, and Vairog US, LLC, of Cleveland, Tennessee, has been accepted as a Supporting Member.

“We are very pleased to have these two companies join SAAMI and serve as representatives for the firearms industry as a whole,” said Rick Patterson, SAAMI’s Executive Director. “We’re very much looking forward to their input and support.”

“I’m looking forward to the opportunity to work with Quantum and Vairog for the benefit of the entire industry and welcome both to the SAAMI family,” added Joe Bartozzi, Executive Vice President and General Counsel of O.F. Mossberg and SAAMI Chairman of the Board.

Headquartered in Newtown, Connecticut, SAAMI is an association of the nation’s leading manufacturers of firearms, ammunition and components. SAAMI was founded in 1926 at the request of the federal government and is an ANSI-accredited standards developer. SAAMI’s many tasks include creating and publishing industry standards for safety, reliability and interchangeability, coordinating technical data, promoting science-based decision-making by regulators and legislators, and promoting safe and responsible firearms use. These efforts are conducted on a global scale. For more information, visit


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.