CEDAR CITY, UT – Officials gathered on June 8, 2022, to welcome Rock Island Armory to Cedar City, Utah. A globally respected firearms and ammunition manufacturer, RIA-USA is planning to bring up to 88 new high-paying jobs in the next six years, with potential for even more expansion in the future.
“We are looking forward to expanding our American-based production in Cedar City,” said Lisa Tuason, President of RIA-USA and Senior Vice President of Marketing and Public Relations at Rock Island Armory. “The skilled workforce and welcoming community is a perfect fit. Our entry in Cedar City will provide unprecedented growth that could only happen in the great state of Utah.”
The company has already hired 15 employees this year and is looking forward to expanding in the coming years.
“We’re very proud to have begun manufacturing quality firearms on U.S. soil,” added Martin Tuason, President and CEO of parent company, Armscor. “This has been a long-time dream for our family, and we’re very excited that the time has come. We’re excited about what the future holds, and I think our customers will be, too.”
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About Armscor / Rock Island Armory / RIA Imports / RIA-USA
Armscor and Rock Island Armory is a leading global manufacturer of ammunition and firearms, as well as one of the largest producers of 1911 pistols in the world. RIA Imports brings quality firearms from around the world to consumers at an attractive price point and are covered by the same Limited Lifetime Warranty as company-made products. RIA-USA is the company’s U.S.-based manufacturing facility. With an unprecedented focus on customer service and satisfaction, Armscor has become a driving force in the American and worldwide firearms industry, exporting to over 50 countries on 6 continents.