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How Trump’s Tariffs Are Impacting American Gun Makers

Polly Mosendz
How Trump’s Tariffs Are Impacting American Gun Makers

Steel tariffs have indirectly impacted Sturm, Ruger & Co., the company said during an earnings call on Thursday. “We’ve been sourcing our steel domestically for decades,” Sturm Ruger chief executive officer Christopher J. Killoy said during the call. As a result, Sturm Ruger’s purchasing staff have been working more closely with steel suppliers to maintain the inventory necessary for firearms production.