BAYONNE, N.J., Nov. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Henry Repeating Arms is pleased to report substantial progress toward a full recovery from significant damage sustained from Hurricane Sandy. More than 100 pieces of manufacturing machinery damaged by salt water are on track to be repaired or replaced by December 1st. The company expects to be fully operational by the beginning of December and has already begun shipping Henry rifles to its distributors.
Anthony Imperato, President of the company states, "This is a painstaking process. We've had to replace motors, circuit boards, pumps, coolant tanks, and more. Some of our most expensive sophisticated machinery was damaged beyond repair and had to be replaced outright. We are getting through this with the help of some very talented people including our own staff and we're on track to emerge stronger with increased manufacturing capacity."
About Henry Repeating Arms
Henry Repeating Arms is one of the country's leading rifle manufacturers. Their legendary name dates back to 1860 when Benjamin Tyler Henry invented and patented the first practical repeating rifle during the Civil War. It became known as the "gun you could load on Sunday and shoot all week long." Henry rifles went on to play a significant role in the frontier days of the American West and soon became one of the most legendary, respected and sought after rifles in the history of firearms. The company's primary manufacturing facility is in Bayonne, New Jersey and they have a second facility in Rice Lake, Wisconsin.
SOURCE Henry Repeating Arms