2009 News

REMINGTON'S REDESIGNED WEBSITE CATERS TO USERS' NEEDS

December 28 2009

Madison, NC www.Remington.com Frequent users and new visitors will find the site’s navigation easy and site content more focused on products with sections dedicated to firearms, ammunition and accessories. Enhanced features of the site allow comparisons of different firearms within a category or ammunition…


MANAGED RECOIL AWARDED AMMO OF THE YEAR

December 28 2009

Madison, NC Recognizing how shooters are affected by recoil regardless of skill level or body stature, Remington developed a line of performance-based, low-recoil ammunition in popular big-game cartridges. Remington’s Managed-Recoil ammunition delivers half the recoil of standard cartridges without…


REMINGTON® SPOKESWOMAN HALEY HEATH HOSTS WOMEN IN CABLE TELECOMMUNICATIONS AWARDS GALA

October 26 2009

Madison, N.C. – Haley Heath, a Remington Arms Company, Inc. spokeswoman and host of TV show "Family Traditions" on the Sportsman Channel, hosted the 2009 Women in Cable Telecommunications (WICT) Red Letter Awards Gala in Atlanta, Georgia. The event, held on October 13th, recognized seven outstanding…


Remington® Acquires Advanced Armament Corp™

October 06 2009

Madison, N.C. AAC will continue day-to-day operations at their Georgia-based location under the guidance of company founder, Kevin Brittingham, and report to the Remington Military Products Division (MPD). “We welcome Kevin and his team of engineers and designers on board,” commented Theodore (Ted)…


Remington® STS® Shotshells Still the Choice of Champions at the Grand American World Trapshooting Championships

October 06 2009

Madison, N.C. – At the recent 2009 Grand American World Trapshooting Championships held in Sparta, Illinois, Remington’s Premier® STS target loads were the shotshells of choice for the sixth consecutive year. Not only did Remington dominate Shell house sales, but shooters who used Remington ammo won…


Remington® Mobile Exhibit Goes “On Tour” This Fall

September 24 2009

Madison, N.C. – Remington is hitting the road this fall, showcasing its products at events, stores and gun clubs throughout Pennsylvania, Ohio and New York in a customized mobile exhibit, emblazoned “Remington On Tour”. Wrapped in colorful hunting scenes, you’ll know you’re in Remington Country when…


Remington Congratulates Kasey Kahne

September 06 2009

Madison, N.C. – After a super-fast restart with eleven laps to go, Kasey Kahne, driver of the #9 Dodge, rocketed past Kevin Harvick to claim victory at the Pep Boys Auto 500 Sprint Cup race held Sunday, September 6. That win marked Kahne’s second career NASCAR Sprint Cup victory at the Atlanta Motor…


Enter the Remington® Tall Tale-Athon Contest for a Chance to Win a Hunt with Haley Heath

August 31 2009

Madison, N.C. – If you’ve ever made up a story to get out of something so you could go hunting, now you can benefit from that creativity. Capture your own "Tall Tales" on video and enter Remington’s online contest by October 31, 2009, to qualify for a chance to win great prizes, including a hunt with…


Production of Remington® Model 870™ Shotgun Tops 10 Million Remington celebrates with the "10 Millionth Model 870 Shotgun" sweepstakes

September 17 2009

Madison, N.C. – Remington Arms Company, Inc. is acknowledging a milestone of an American classic, the Model 870 pump-action, in the September 24, 2009, edition of USA Today® with a full-page ad thanking America and the millions of Model 870 owners for making it possible to reach the 10,000,000th production…


"Diamond Dave" Smashes ATA Singles Trap Long-Run Record using Remington® Premier® STS® Target loads

August 20 2009

Madison, N.C. – Remington would like to congratulate David Shaeffer, Jr. for his amazing accomplishment of setting the new Amateur Trapshooting Association’s (ATA) Singles Long-Run record of 2,166 registered singles targets. Shaeffer completed his record-breaking run at the Cardinal Center in Marengo,…


Remington Arms Company Inc. COO Receives Special Recognition from State and Local Officials

August 01 2009

Madison, N.C. – Joseph Gross, COO Remington Arms Company Inc., was recently honored in a special ceremony sponsored by the Herkimer County Chamber of Commerce. Gross received special recognition from the Herkimer County Legislature and the state Assembly and Senate for fostering local and state relationships…


Haley Heath Joins Remington® Pro-Staff Award-Winning TV Host and Avid Hunter

August 01 2009

Madison, N.C. – Remington Arms Company, Inc., is pleased to announce that acclaimed TV host and accomplished hunter, Haley Heath, has signed a promotional agreement with the company and will serve as a spokesperson for the brand. Heath’s credentials include hosting the highly-popularly TV show, Family…


Remington® Issues Product Safety Notice Warning

January 05 2009

DO NOT USE REMINGTON 17 HMR AMMUNITION IN SEMI-AUTOMATIC FIREARMS DO NOT USE THE REMINGTON MODEL 597 HMR SEMI-AUTOMATIC RIFLE Madison, N.C. – Remington has been notified by its supplier of 17 HMR ammunition that 17 HMR ammunition is not suitable for use in semi-automatic firearms. The use of this…


Remington® Introduces the Model 870™ Express® Compact Line of 20 Gauge Shotguns

January 05 2009

Madison, N.C. – Young shooters are more likely to become stewards of the shooting sports if they are initiated with a gun that fits properly.  Remington is proud to introduce three versions of the Model 870 Express Compact pump action shotgun in 20 gauge and a shorter Model 870 Express Compact Jr. in…


Remington® Announces 2009 Consumer Fall Rebates "Remington Load Up on Savings 2009"

January 05 2009

Madison, N.C. – Beginning August 1, 2009, Remington Arms Company, Inc. is launching their consumer fall rebate program with offers on select firearms and ammunition products. These promotional campaigns feature exciting cash-back savings for valid retail purchases from August 1, 2009 through December…


Freedom Group, Inc. Announces New Board Of Director Chairman

September 01 2009

Madison, N.C. – Freedom Group, Inc. (FGI) is pleased to announce that the Board of Directors has named Walter (Wally) McLallen as Chairman of the Board, effective September 8, 2009. Having served on the Board of Directors since May 2007, McLallen has been instrumental in assembling the largest firearms…


NRA American Hunter Magazine Names Remington® Model R-15 VTR™ “Rifle of the Year”

January 05 2009

Madison, N.C. – The Model R-15 VTR Predator has received the 2009 NRA Golden Bullseye Award for “Rifle of the Year” from American Hunter magazine. The NRA Golden Bullseye Awards are an acknowledgement of the finest quality new products available in the shooting sports. These products are evaluated and…


Theodore Torbeck Chief Executive Officer

January 05 2009

Madison, N.C. – Remington Arms Company and its parent, Freedom Group, Inc. (FGI) are proud to announce that the board of directors has named Theodore (Ted) Torbeck as their Chief Executive Officer and he will be a director for both entities. Ted joined Remington as its Chief Operating Officer in February,…


Remington® Custom Shop Announces New Home Online. If you strive for the next level of accuracy and performance, you’re home.

August 01 2009

Madison, N.C. – Legendary accuracy is the standard of every Remington firearm, but there is a level of precision and unrivaled performance attainable only through personal attention and stringent quality standards, an Engineered Performance, available exclusively from the Remington Custom Shop. Combining…


Only from Remington®, the Model R-15 in 30 Remington AR – A New 30 Caliber Hunting System

January 05 2009

Madison, N.C. – In 2008, Remington made history with the introduction of the Model R-15 VTR.  This modular repeating rifle was derived with varmint and predator hunters in mind and was the first of its kind among the industry’s leading hunting firearms manufacturers.  The Model R-15 was an immediate…


Remington® Introduces the New Model 700™ Xtreme Hunting Rifle - Cutting Edge Looks, Legendary Performance

January 05 2009

Madison, N.C. – The Model 700 bolt-action has long been the preferred centerfire rifle of choice by small game, predator and trophy hunters alike. Today’s Model 700 rifles combine innovative technology and rugged exteriors while still delivering the legendary accuracy and reliability that the Model 700…


Introducing the Remington® Cutlery Collector’s Club Website Designed Specifically for Avid Collectors of Remington Brand Knives

January 05 2009

Madison, N.C. – Since production of the first Remington knife in 1920, collectors have valued Remington’s traditionally-styled, American-made knives for their high-quality materials and fine construction. Remington has created a collector’s club and launched a dedicated website for the loyal followers…


Remington® Introduces New Externally Adjustable X-Mark Pro Trigger

January 05 2009

Madison, N.C. – Since its introduction in 2007, the Remington X-Mark Pro trigger, utilizing advanced technological manufacturing processes and extremely tight production tolerances, may be considered the finest production trigger in the marketplace. With virtually no creep and its clean, crisp “breaks-like-glass”…


Remington® Model R-15 VTR™ Thumbhole Varminter – For Rock-Solid Stability and Control

January 05 2009

Madison, N.C. – Many of the nation’s top varmint and predator hunters depend on AR-15 style rifles to provide them with a reliable, quick-handling rifle that delivers precision accuracy with fast, semi-auto shot capability.  New for 2009, Remington is excited to introduce the Model R-15 VTR Thumbhole…


Remington® Re-Introduces 20 Gauge Compact Versions of Model 11-87™ Sportsman™ - Now with Adjustable LOP

January 05 2009

Madison, N.C. – Remington introduced two 20 gauge versions of the Model 11-87 Sportsman synthetic autoloading shotgun in 2008. Branded as Youth guns, these more compact, magnum 20 gauges provide a fully-equipped, well-designed option for smaller stature adults as well. For 2009, Remington is pleased…


Remington® Redefines Pump Shotgun Technology with Introduction of the Model 887™ – The Most Durable and Reliable Shotgun Ever Made!

January 05 2009

Madison, N.C. – It’s safe to say that Remington knows a thing or two about building pump shotguns. After all, the Model 870™ is the best-selling, most trusted shotgun of all time and has been the standard for slide-action performance for over 58 years!  With this type of excellence, it’s not everyday…


NRA American Hunter Magazine Names Remington® Model R-15 VTR™ “Rifle of the Year”

January 05 2009

Madison, N.C. – The Model R-15 VTR Predator has received the 2009 NRA Golden Bullseye Award for “Rifle of the Year” from American Hunter magazine. The NRA Golden Bullseye Awards are an acknowledgement of the finest quality new products available in the shooting sports. These products are evaluated and…


Remington® Re-Introduces 20 Gauge Compact Versions of Model 11-87™ Sportsman™ - Now with Adjustable LOP

January 05 2009

Madison, N.C. – Over the past decade, the Remington Model 597 has become one of the most popular autoloading rimfire rifles available. Hunters and shooters of all ages enjoy the Model 597 for its superior accuracy and fast shooting, semi-auto reliability. New for 2009, the Model 597 will be offered in…


2009 Model 700™ Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation Rifle Chambered in Venerable 30-06 Sprg

January 05 2009

Madison, N.C. – Remington announces the ninth consecutive offering of its limited edition Model 700 bolt-action rifle in partnership with the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation (RMEF).  For 2009, this commemorative rifle is chambered in the versatile 30-06 Sprg and based on the technologically-advanced XCR™…


Remington Adds Cleaning Patches

January 05 2009

Madison, N.C. – Offered in a variety of sizes to fit .17 to .50 calibers, the new Remington Cleaning Patches should be a standard accessory on your bench or in your gun cleaning kit. These pre-sized patches are designed for use with most shotguns, black powder guns, centerfire rifles and rimfires and…


Remington® Introduces the Model 870™ SPS™ Super Slug

January 05 2009

Madison, N.C. – The Model 870 pump shotgun has been the standard for slide-action performance for over 58 years.  Its solid, dependable action makes it America’s favorite and our continual upgrades make it the most advanced, well-rounded family of pump action shotguns around. New for 2009, the innovation…


Remington® Introduces Model R-15 VTR™ Stainless Varminter – In a Class of Its Own

January 05 2009

Madison, N.C. – In 2008, Remington made history with the introduction of the Model R-15 VTR.  This modular repeating rifle was derived with varmint and predator hunters in mind and was the first of its kind among the industry’s leading hunting firearms manufacturers.  The R-15 VTR was an immediate success…


Remington MoistureGuard Pistol Plugs

January 05 2009

Madison, N.C. – Storing your valuable firearms without them rusting can be a challenge and not all gun safes and cases are designed to keep out moisture. Remington has a reliable solution for protecting your firearms from rust and corrosion – MoistureGuard Gun Plugs, now available in a size for handguns. These…


Remington Introduces Copper Solid Centerfire Ammunition

January 05 2009

Madison, NC – New for 2009, Remington is excited to announce the newest member of the legendary Premier Gold Box ammunition family, Remington Premier Copper Solid Centerfire Rifle Ammunition. As the name implies, Premier Copper Solid rifle ammunition features a precision-engineered, polymer-tipped copper…


Model 700™ Target Tactical Rifle Joins Remington® Line of Precision Long Range Rifle

January 05 2009

Madison, N.C. – Remington has expanded its tactical line of performance-driven Model 700 bolt-action rifles with the introduction of the tack-driving Model 700 Target Tactical rifle in 308 Win.  Designed for precision, long-range shooting, the Model 700 Target Tactical with its unique triangular barrel…


2009 Limited Edition Remington® Model 700™ CDL™ SF Chambered in 257 Roberts

January 05 2009

Madison, N.C. – Remington is pleased to announce the fourth annual offering in the limited edition CDL SF series -  the Model 700 CDL (Classic Deluxe) SF (Stainless Fluted) Ltd Edition chambered in 257 Roberts, known as the compromising 25 caliber for its low recoil, flat trajectory, yet potent on-game…


Left-Hand Versions of Top-Selling Remington® Model 700™ SPS™ Rifle Now Available in Four Popular Big Game Calibers

January 05 2009

Madison, N.C. – Being a Southpaw hunter shouldn’t put you at a disadvantage. Now with the introduction of Remington’s popular Model 700 Special Purpose Synthetic (SPS) bolt-action rifle in a left-handed version, you can have a solid performer in your hunting arsenal!  For 2009, the Model 700 SPS Left…


Remington® Expands Popular Model 870™ Express® Tactical Line

January 05 2009

Madison, N.C. – The Remington Model 870 pump-action has long been the gold standard for tactical and home defense shotguns for their absolute reliability, dependability and ease of operation.  Model 870 Express Tactical shotguns stand and deliver with the swift pointing characteristics and unfailing…


Remington® Introduces Model 870™ Express® ShurShot™ Fully Rifled - Cantilever 20 Gauge

January 05 2009

Madison, N.C. – Many of the Nation’s top deer hunters have discovered the benefits of hunting with 20 gauge slug guns. Their lightweight characteristics and inherent accuracy combined with today’s high performance sabot slugs make for a deadly combination. New for 2009, building upon the success of our…


New Model 700™ Varmint SF Joins Remington® Line-Up of Precision Varmint Rifle

January 05 2009

Madison, N.C. – If you shoot for tight groups, enjoy long-range varmint shooting and value the weather resistance of a synthetic, stainless steel rifle – then you may want to consider Remington’s newest member of their Varmint line, the Model 700 Varmint Stainless Fluted (SF).  For 2009, this precision-shooting…


Cutting Edge Innovation and Match-Grade Accuracy – New Offerings of Remington Model 700™ VTR™ for 2009

January 05 2009

Madison, N.C. – The 2008 introduction of the Model 700 VTR took the shooting world by storm! Its unique design attributes and tack-driving accuracy caught the attention of the nation’s best hunters and shooters.  New for 2009, the Model 700 VTR centerfire, bolt-action rifle will be offered in two new…


New SHOOT LIKE A GIRL Knives

January 05 2009

Madison, N.C. – Designed especially for the growing number of women in the outdoors, Remington introduces a new line of knives that proudly carry the quote, “Shoot Like A Girl….If You Can!”. Each of these well-designed, pocket folders feature a smooth pink bone handle and three traditional styles will…


Remington® Introduces AR-15 Style of Model 597™ Rimfire Rifle

January 05 2009

Madison, N.C. – Well established in the world of 22 rimfire rifles, the Model 597 family of autoloading rimfires adds full-featured, AR-style versions to its line-up, the Model 597 VTR (Varmint Target Rifle) 22LR in two distinctive configurations. With performance-enhancing features derived from Remington’s…


Remington combines 450 Bushmaster with Bushmaster AR-15

January 05 2009

Madison, NC – Designed to take on any North American big game species, the 450 Bushmaster provides a formidable package when combined with the reliable Bushmaster® AR-15 platform. Now Remington has made this combo even more deadly by introducing 450 Bushmaster ammunition loaded with the legendary Core-Lokt®…


Remington Introduces 30 Remington AR

January 05 2009

Madison, NC – Remington has broken new ground with the introduction of the 30 Remington AR. Big Green combined its Ammunition and Firearms technical resources to design a completely new big game hunting cartridge, engineered specifically to operate in a lightweight Model R-15 modular repeating rifle. Now…


Now More Bone-Smashing Density for Your Dollar Remington® Wingmaster HD® – The Ultimate Extended-Range Shotshell Ammunition is Now Offered at Lower Price

January 05 2009

Madison, N.C. – Remington Wingmaster HD has set the industry standard for waterfowl, turkey and predator hunting ammunition since its introduction. Now, hunters seeking the ultimate in performance from their shotshell ammunition have one more reason to choose it – a new lower price. Remington Wingmaster…


Remington Introduces Disintegrator Varmint Ammunition

January 05 2009

Madison, NC – New for 2009, Remington has introduced what may possibly be the perfect varmint hunting ammunition. Premier Disintegrator Varmint ammunition is designed to deliver precision accuracy with devastating on-game performance. As the name implies Disintegrator Varmint ammunition is loaded…


Remington® HD Ultimate Home Defense Shotshell Trust the Newest Member of Our Family to Defend Yours

January 05 2009

Madison, N.C. – For nearly sixty years, law enforcement agencies and judicious gun owners around the world have relied on the Remington Model 870™ shotgun as their defensive firearm of choice. For 2009, Remington announces a new ammunition product designed to enhance the effectiveness of your shotgun…


Remington Sportsman Series F.A.S.T. Knives

January 05 2009

Madison, N.C. – Remington’s highly successful cutlery series, the Sportsman F.A.S.T. Folding and Fixed Blade Knives are being offered with Mossy Oak® Blaze Orange Handles in 2009. The F.A.S.T. (Fast Action opening with Soft Touch handle) knives, introduced in 2006, are currently available with two optional…


Remingtons Legacy Continues with Heritage Knife

January 05 2009

Madison, N.C. – The Remington® Arms Crest Shield represents a tradition that dates back to the 1800’s where the crest was found on every firearm manufactured from 1888 to 1914. The Remington Heritage Series of traditional folding knives celebrates that same legacy with the crest stamped on the front…


Nitro Pheasant Magnum Shotshell Loads

January 05 2009

Madison, N.C. – Remington Nitro Pheasant shotshell loads are the first choice for serious upland hunters. New for 2009, Remington has again tilted the odds in the hunter’s favor with the introduction of Nitro Pheasant high velocity and magnum shotshell loads. Specifically designed to deliver maximum…


AccuTip Bonded Sabot Slug Available

January 05 2009

Madison, N.C. – In 2009, Remington rocked the slug hunting world with the introduction of the 12 gauge Premier AccuTip Bonded Sabot Slug. Now hunters can obtain the same levels of accuracy, flat trajectory and devastating downrange energy in a 20 gauge offering. Many slug hunters across the nation appreciate…


Show Pride with R-Decals

January 05 2009

Madison, N.C. – Let others know that you are part of the Remington team by proudly displaying one of the new “R” Raised Decals, available in six colors and patterns for 2009. Choose from American Pride which proudly features the colors and design of the American flag; traditional Remington Green trimmed…


Handy Remington Choke Tube Case

January 05 2009

Madison, N.C. – Never again feel the frustration of not being able to find your choke tubes or wrench with Remington’s new heavy-duty, zippered Choke Tube Case. The case, conveniently designed to hold up to six flush or extended chokes, is made from super-durable Cordura® material which is known for…


Five Traditional Folding Knives

January 05 2009

Madison, N.C. – Highly functional and constructed of durable materials, the Sportsman Series line of knives and utility tools provide a full range of heavy-duty, cutlery products for use in the field or on the job. In 2009, Remington® introduced the Sportsman Series Insignia Edition – a collection of…


Remington Introduces Wingmaster Multi-Tool

January 05 2009

Madison, N.C. – Whether you are an upland game hunter or prefer a duck blind, the Remington® Wingmaster Multi-Tool is designed especially for you. Constructed of 100% rust-resistant, stainless steel and easily carried on your belt in a heavy duty, black nylon sheath, this is one item you will not go…


Remington Introduces Boy Scouts Pocketknife

January 05 2009

Madison, N.C. – Remington is proud to introduce a new collector series of nostalgic Boy Scouts of America® Pocketknives for 2009, the first of many BSA® patterns to come. Officially licensed, this 2009 authentic reproduction series will be based on the original RS3333 scout pattern, created in 1924,…


Remington Cutlery Collectors Club

January 05 2009

Madison, N.C. – Remington proudly announces a dedicated club for the avid collector of Remington Brand knives – the Remington Cutlery Collector’s Club (RCCC). Beginning in 2009, three types of membership will be available and as a member, you will have access to exciting exclusive and limited edition…


Remington Bullet Knife

January 05 2009

Madison, N.C. – Remington’s most famous cutlery series, and the one with the greatest collector’s value, is the annual Bullet Knife offering. Continuing a 27 year tradition, Remington announces this year’s knife, “The Big Daddy Barlow”. Available in two blade material options, the traditional collectible…


Oil Wipes In Pop Up Canister

January 05 2009

Madison, N.C. – Remington® now offers the most versatile gun oil you can buy in premoistened, disposable wipes packaged in a handy pop up canister. Containing 60 super-sized wipes, measuring 7 x 8 inches, Rem Oil is safe for use on firearms and most other metal equipment. With its patented formula, Rem…


Introducing Remington Cutlery Collectors Club

January 05 2009

Madison, N.C. – Remington began manufacturing top-quality pocket knives in the early 1920’s, and ever since their initial introduction, Remington knives have been prized for their functional design, unsurpassed workmanship and first-rate materials. In conjunction with the introduction of the Remington…


Adjustable Length of Pull Spacer Kit

January 05 2009

Madison, N.C. – Shooters and hunters are unique in their size and build. Adjusting the length of a shotgun’s butt stock was generally not an option, so most learn to shoot the gun as is or visit their local gunsmith to have the stock custom-fit. For 2009, Remington is proud to introduce an Adjustable…


Accessories for Model R-15 Modular Rifles

January 05 2009

Madison, N.C. – Many of the nation’s top varmint and predator hunters depend on AR-15 style rifles to provide them with a reliable, quick-handling firearm that delivers precision accuracy with fast, semi-auto shot capability. In 2009, Remington announced its first hunter-specific modular repeating rifle,…


Remington® Introduces Model R-15 VTR™ - Byron South Edition The Ultimate Predator Hunting Rifle

January 05 2009

Madison, N.C. – Byron South is known as one of the country’s top predator hunting authorities. Who better to help Remington design the ultimate predator hunting rifle than a man who makes his living hunting coyotes and bobcats across the nation?  Byron knows that quality gear is an absolute must in successful…