Walther Arms to relocate to Ft. Smith, Umarex to expand
By David Koon
on Thu, Nov 29, 2012 at 11:06 AM
While our cover story this week about the closure of Whirlpool's Ft. Smith plant shows the bleak side of the street in Ft. Smith, there are signs of growth. Arkansas Business reports Gun manufacturer Walther Arms announced today that they will be moving their US operations headquarters to Ft. Smith's Chaffee Crossing area, with company partner Umarex USA undergoing a $7 million plant expansion to support the move.
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