UPDATE: Leaders Respond, Remington Outdoor Co. To Open Facility In Huntsville
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) - The Military Times is reporting that Remington Outdoor Co. is coming to the Tennessee Valley.
U.S. Senator Jeff Sessions, (R-Alabama) issued the following statement Saturday after Remington Arms announced plans to open a plant in Huntsville:
“Remington’s decision is great news and a further testament to the world class workforce in Huntsville. This plant will create good-paying manufacturing jobs for thousands of workers. We warmly welcome Remington Arms and look forward to their success and presence for years to come.”
According to the Military Times report, Remington is expected to purchase a 500,000-square-foot building to be used for manufacturing, new product development and training for the company’s commercial, military and law enforcement businesses.
Our news partners, The Huntsville Times/AL.com, report that Huntsville officials wouldn’t comment on the story Saturday morning.
The City Council has called a special meeting for 5:00 p.m. Monday to consider a development agreement among the city, Huntsville Industrial Development Board, Madison County and an unnamed company.
WHNT News 19 will keep you updated with the latest on this developing story.