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American Tactical Imports Leaves NY for South Carolina

Tony DiChario, president and founder of American Tactical Imports, said, “The relocation process will be smooth, and we have ensured that the process will not affect customer service, product distribution or any other segment of our business.” american_tactical_tm_GOLDATI imports firearms and firearms-related products, including German Sports Guns (GSG) and Drago Gear. The company also manufactures its own line of ATI AR-15 complete rifles and components.

A prime reason for the move was that it was important for a firearms importer and manufacturer to do business within a state that is friendly to the 2nd Amendment rights of the people, a company statement said.

It is also important that ATI be close to the port-of-entry into the country for several of their imported products. The relocation to South Carolina ensures that both of these factors are met.

“This move to South Carolina will help ensure a solid foundation for our company,” DiChario said. “The people of South Carolina have welcomed ATI with open arms and we are excited about making our new corporate home there.” ATI’s relocation is also a boost for the state of South Carolina.

“Today’s announcement is another testament that South Carolina is a destination for job-creating investments,” said South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley. “We celebrate American Tactical Imports’ decision to invest $2.7 million and create 117 new jobs in Dorchester County.”

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Comments (6)

  1. Freedom loving states welcome ATI! To hell with those anti-rights Obama boot licking zealots in New York. Dragonian rules with mindless leadership who force the people to submit or face unjust punishment. To rule by fear is merely oppression. ATI should decline to provide any equipment or services to ANY portion of New York or ANY organization within the boundaries of this police state. Wish you much success in South Carolina! And I hope New York loses a HUGE bundle of revenue and tax income due to the decision to be an oppressive part of Government.

  2. To further make their point, they should refuse any purchase requests from state and local organizatuons that would want. ATI products.

    I applaud the move as it makes a statement in support of the 2nd amendment. I wish other companies would make such a statement.

    ATI just moved to the top of my list of who I would

  3. I say good for American Tactical Imports! As a small business owner, I understand how difficult it would be to move a company from one state to another. However, ATI showed great courage in deciding to do so, both as a protest to NY’s unconstitutional “gun control” laws, and as a way to remove what would be a real obstruction to their company’s success. I will certainly look to ATI the next time I am looking to buy an item they have a product offering for. Even if it may cost more! They have taken a significant stand in support of the 2nd Amendment, and I support them. I salute you, ATI!

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