Grand Island, NE (PRWEB) November 08, 2011
For the second year in a row, Hornady Manufacturing is honored to have been named the 2011 Ammunition Manufacturer of the Year by the National Association of Sporting Goods Wholesalers (NASGW), at an awards ceremony during the Annual Meeting and Expo in Reno, Nevada. Over 450 NASGW members attended the event.
“This award is a testament to our ability to service our customers and the industry as a whole with innovative products, sales programs, shipping, and customer service,” said Steve Hornady, President of Hornady Manufacturing. “This is a really big deal receiving this prestigious award two years in a row. It is a reflection of our dedication and expertise to the ammunition industry.”
Each year at this event, NASGW Awards the top accessory, ammunition and firearms manufacturers who best demonstrate a commitment to two-step distribution, and who provides outstanding value and service. Wholesaler members evaluate the performance of this manufacturer on four key criteria; distribution policy, marketing, sales and promotion; logistics and operations and NASGW and industry support.
This comprehensive assessment of manufacturer performance has been designed to provide a more balanced appraisal that truly recognizes the best of the best according to NASGW distributor members.
Founded in 1949, Hornady Manufacturing Company is a family owned business headquartered in Grand Island, Nebraska. Proudly manufacturing products that are “Made in the USA” by over 300 employees, Hornady Manufacturing has become a world leader in bullet, ammunition, reloading tool and accessory design and manufacture.
For further information regarding Hornady products, visit the company web site at http://hornady.com. Media members interested in Hornady winning products for editorial review, should contact Everett Deger at edeger(at)hornady(dot)com.