A new manufacturing, assembling, and finishing facility built by Rock Island Armory USA have just opened up in Cedar City, Utah. RIA-USA and Cedar City celebrated the opening of this new facility on June 8th which already has plans in motion to further expand the location to provide more jobs and opportunities for expansion for Rock Island Armory USA.
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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.
Part of this planned growth includes up to 88 new high-paying jobs over the next 6 years with additional positions for Machine Operators, Cerkote Applicators, Range Personnel, and Firearm Assemblers accepting applications now with on-the-job training available for most of them. Rock Island Armory USA has already hired 15 employees for the new location this year and is already itching to expand in the coming years as the company fills out and builds up its Cedar City, Utah location.
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.
If you’re in the Cedar City, Utah area and are looking to get your foot into the firearms industry, then you can apply online for any of the currently available positions by visiting http://armscor.com/careers.