Sturm Ruger & Company Plan Expansion in Right to Work North Carolina

Sturm Ruger & Company has been producing firearms since their startup in 1949. Now they are planning an expansion in Rockingham County, North Carolina. The investment will total $10 million and add on to their current location in Mayodan, North Carolina. They also plan to hire 60 new people over the next few years. So this will be a great economic opportunity for the area.

From Area Development Magazine:

“We are thrilled to achieve so many goals with this project. […] This expansion will help us to grow our business and further expand our diverse lineup of rugged, reliable firearms[. A]t the same time [it will expand] our presence in Rockingham County.”[…]

“Expansions by existing companies are compelling evidence that North Carolina’s economic assets and business climate remain competitive. […] I congratulate Sturm, Ruger for its impressive growth[. I] also commend the state and local partners and allies that have supported the company’s success in Rockingham County.”

“North Carolina’s skilled workforce continues to make our state a smart choice for growing manufacturers. […] Today’s expansion by Sturm, Ruger & Co. highlights our state’s commitment to growing with companies[. It’s] a strong investment in the future of Rockingham County.”


To read more updates on Right to Work states, click here.