Remington is looking to move into Alabama as an expansion, but it will most likely impact their Ilion, NY plant as well. The New York facility currently employees around 1,200 people. It is expected to stay open, but with a smaller workforce.
The initial estimated impact on Alabama’s economy will be roughly $87 million.
Remington first began considering new locations after the New York legislature passed the Secure Ammunition and Firearms Enforcement (SAFE) Act