NEW CASTLE, Pa., Jan.12, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Zambelli International Fireworks has concluded an investigation by the federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms (ATF) with an agreement to suspend operations for a two-week period and pay a $200,000 fine.
"These changes are required by the ATF. They are also changes that will continue our growth and success as a company," said Ed Meyer, Zambelli Fireworks managing partner. "This is a very serious issue that relates to poor recordkeeping, not to the strength of Zambelli Fireworks. We are a world leader with strong bookings in 2017."
During an unrelated criminal probe in 2014, Pennsylvania state police discovered the theft of fireworks in a former employee's home that led to the ATF investigation.
"Over the last two years, we've come a long way with our changes. This proves we have more to do," Meyer said. "We worked collaboratively with the ATF to come to this conclusion. We look forward to making the necessary changes to become better as a company and as a team of experts known all over the world for the quality of our work."
No Zambelli Fireworks clients will be inconvenienced as the company has scheduled no shows during the suspension.
About Zambelli Fireworks
Zambelli Fireworks' history parallels the history of celebrations in the United States and can be traced back to 1893 when Antonio Zambelli arrived in America from Italy. He brought the heritage of shooting fireworks with him and from that beginning Zambelli Fireworks has grown to be one of the world's best fireworks display companies. Through the stewardship of his late son, George Zambelli Sr., the dream has grown to include some of the most creative and innovative pyrotechnics in the world.
Even today, George's leadership serves as the foundation of tomorrow under the guidance of his son, George R. Zambelli, Jr., M.D., as Chairman. The name Zambelli speaks of a commitment to safety, quality, creativity, affordability, originality, and technology. For more information find us online at www.zambellifireworks.com.
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