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An article on the groundbreaking of Kahrs new plant......... :getdown: Yeah !!
Kahr® Firearms Group Breaks New Ground
June 2, 2014


Pomona, NY – A crowd of over 180 people shared in the celebration on Thursday, May 29th of the official ground-breaking ceremony of the Kahr Firearms Group new headquarters in Blooming Grove Township of Pike County Pennsylvania located in the Pocono region of the state. Justin Moon, CEO, Kahr Firearms Group welcomed Pennsylvania Lt. Governor Jim Cawley to the event which also included a number of key state officials.


Early last year, Kahr made the key decision to move the headquarters out of New York and move to the more gun-friendly state of Pennsylvania. The purchase included 620 acres of prime commercial real estate from the Pike County Industrial Park Development Group. The ground-breaking ceremony christens the first step in the multi-phased relocation. The corporate offices and the research and development departments will be the first to be relocated. When the second phase commences, manufacturing operations will be expanded to the Pike County location to meet the increasing manufacturing demands for Kahr Firearms Group products.


“We are just a few months into the initial construction phase of our new corporate headquarters, and already the support we are receiving from the Pike County Industrial Park Development Group, the local community, and even Governor Corbett has been extremely welcoming,” stated VP of Marketing and Sales, Frank Harris. “It clearly demonstrates how eager the state of Pennsylvania is to bring job opportunities to the citizens of the state, while also supporting our right to manufacture firearms.”


The move to Pennsylvania will make for a far more cohesive relationship between the firearms manufacturer and the State than what they have experienced in New York. As Kahr Firearms Group expands over the next few years, they will reach out to the community with the addition of employment opportunities.


Gun maker breaks ground in Pike County, salutes USA
May 30, 2014 | By Beth Brelje | The Pocono Record


Patriotism was a prominent theme as gun manufacturer Kahr Firearms Group celebrated its new location in Pike County on Thursday with a groundbreaking and barbecue.


"We are very happy to be in Pike County, in a place where people love the Second Amendment and love guns. It is a great place to be," Kahr founder Justin Moon said. "I just wish the rest of the country could be like Pike County."
 

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I am happy for the good people of Pennsylvania, for the good people at Kahr and the good people of the United States of America.

"We are very happy to be in Pike County, in a place where people love the Second Amendment and love guns. It is a great place to be," Kahr founder Justin Moon said. "I just wish the rest of the country could be like Pike County." Amen Justin, Amen.
 
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Ohhhhhhh yeah......
 

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Good for Kahr.....they had the guts to spend a little to get a lot.. Wish they'd come to Kansas.
 

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Just shows some company's get it...
 

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I invited them to come to Indiana, but I was to late. Darn.
 

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Just shows some company's get it...
You're right Ron (whew) but some (many)company's get it but can' do a darn thing about it. Eg:regulations, Gov. Meddling, minimum wage, control of crap they should not have any say in, etc.
 

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That's unfortunately how it goes sometimes...............I think beretta also moved their plant as well, because of the local regulations ............can anyone confirm this as I'm not sure in their case......
 
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