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Springfield Armory® Announces Attendance at 143rd NRA Show in April 2014

In April, the NRA will gather thousands of handgun enthusiasts and manufacturers for its annual meetings, show, and exhibit in Indy. Springfield Armory® will introduce new products at that time.

GENESEO, Ill., April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Each year, thousands of NRA members, gun owners and marksmen meet to explore new products, the latest gear and meet the stars of the firearm industry. In 2014, the NRA's annual event will be held at the Indianapolis Convention Center with over 400,000 square feet of exhibition space. This year's must-see NRA attendee will be in booth #4459, where Team Springfield™ will represent Springfield Armory® at the event.

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This much-anticipated annual show offers the perfect opportunity for Springfield Armory®'s crew to connect with loyal brand advocates from around the world. As Chad Dyer of Springfield Armory® noted, "The customers are really why we're excited to participate in this year's NRA show. We love to talk with the people we meet during these events and show off everything we have to offer."

Team Springfield™ proudly announces that they will exhibit previously unreleased products at this year's show. In addition to unveiling new products, Springfield Armory will also showcase apparel and offer a free shirt with apparel purchase at the Springfield Armory® Store. Springfield Armory® logo items will also be available at special show prices. "We appreciate our customers so much, we really just wanted to make this year special and do something different," said one Springfield Armory® representative. With the upcoming release of Springfield Armory®'s new website, the NRA Annual Meetings will be an exciting three days for the team from Illinois. When asked about the new products to be revealed, Dyer of Springfield Armory® said, "Now, that would spoil the whole surprise wouldn't it?" Though Springfield Armory®'s team doesn't want to budge on classified information, an employee did add, "It's definitely going to be worth the trip. We're encouraging everyone to come by and say hello."

Springfield Armory®'s entire team is excited about this upcoming event. One of Springfield Armory®'s employees recalled, "The firearm manufacturing industry is very different from many others. This is the one time of year when we know we're able to go out there, greet our customers, provide education and make it a memorable experience." This year's NRA event does not represent Springfield Armory®'s first experience at a show of this caliber and will not be the last. Celebrating three decades since opening its doors in 1974, Springfield Armory®'s team is primed to make this year's NRA show one event visitors won't soon forget.

About Springfield Armory®

The First Name in American Firearms, Springfield Armory® began in 1777, when George Washington ordered its creation to store ammunition and gun carriages during the American Revolution. In 1794, the company began to manufacture muskets and spent the next 150 years supplying firearms for every major American conflict. The original armory closed in 1968. In 1974, the Reese family took ownership of the Springfield Armory® name and began making the M1A™ rifle. Today Springfield Armory® develops many products loyal to the company's heritage, like the 1911 pistol, while ensuring its future with innovative products including the XD®, XD(M)® and XD-S® polymer pistols. Learn more at www.springfield-armory.com.

Media Contact: Chad Dyer, Springfield Armory, (309) 944-5631, [email protected]

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