PARA Ordnance Joins The Freedom Group Family

Para Ordnance of Pineville, NC has been acquired by The Freedom Group Inc. News of the acquisition is somewhat of a surprise to the industry. Para Ordnance has a well-deserved reputation for building exceptional 1911 pistols. At the top of my list is the Para Warthog a compact 1911 with a 10+1 capacity chambered in .45 ACP. Para Ordnance is a valued brand; we hope they will continue to innovate and offer exceptional firearms. Congratulations, to the Para team, we wish you all well and continued success.

Press Release:

Madison, NC – Freedom Group, Inc., (FGI) through a wholly owned subsidiary has announced today that it has finalized an asset purchase agreement to acquire certain assets of Para USA, INC., (Para).

Founded in 1985, Para has built a solid and enviable reputation for innovation, performance and reliability. Firearms enthusiasts, serious shooting competitors and law enforcement agencies choose with confidence from a wide and growing variety of Para pistols. Para’s revolutionary high-capacity frame and light double action ( LDA ™) trigger systems, are part of the innovation that Para has brought to the world-famous 1911 design.

“We welcome Para into the Freedom Group Family of Companies,” stated. E. Scott Blackwell, Chief Sales and Marketing Officer of Freedom Group Inc. “Para USA is a leader in handgun technology and their fine products exemplify quality, innovation and performance. Para is a perfect complement to our industry-leading family of brands, and our success in 2011 with the Remington R1 – 1911. We look forward to deploying both human and financial resources to continue to develop and supply current and future handguns for consumers and our channel partners. We also wish to thank all its employees for their continued dedication that has made Para a success.”

Para will continue day-to-day operations at their Pineville, NC based facility.

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