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Winchester lands $50M ammunition contract from Homeland Security

OXFORD — Winchester Ammunition, which has manufacturing facilities in Oxford, has won a five-year contract to produce ammunition for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS). Olin Corp. and its Winchester division have been awarded a contract worth up to $50 million to produce ammunition at its Winchester Centerfire Operations in Oxford for two DHS agencies. “The Department of Homeland ...

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Ill. ammo plant to move to Miss.

Mississippi ‘stepped forward with significant incentives’ EAST ALTON, Ill. — Despite the urging of two federal lawmakers, Olin Corp. says it is moving an ammunition plant and 1,000 jobs from Illinois to Mississippi. The Clayton, Mo.-based Olin said Wednesday that its Winchester Centerfire Operations in East Alton will be relocated to Oxford, Miss. The move was opposed by Democratic Sen. ...

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