September 8, 2004
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Brenda Kneeland Vice President Phone: 406-232-0422
For Immediate Release
MILES CITY, MONTANA – Western Powders, Inc. announces the asset purchase of Accurate Arms Company, Inc. We're pleased to announce that effective September 3, 2004, Western Powders, Inc. has acquired the Accurate brand (www.accuratepowder.com) of reloading powders. "Accurate Arms has a long history of providing the shooting sports public with quality reloading powders and we look forward to continuing that tradition," said Doug Phair, President of Western Powders, Inc. "Accurate has a strong offering of spherical and extruded powders covering the full range of shooting disciplines. The Accurate line is a complimentary fit with our Ramshot brand of products and I want to assure the shooting public that we have no plans to consolidate or eliminate any offerings in the Accurate line. Our focus over the next several months will be on providing the reloading community with updated data and improving the performance criteria of Accurate products." Many of Accurate's products enjoy strong support from the shooting community. Phair added, "Solo 1000 has an excellent reputation with the Trap shooting public and many of Accurate's rifle and handgun powders are preferred by accomplished shooters. We are very excited about the potential for market growth and will be focusing our attention on improving distribution and availability of the Accurate line throughout North America and Europe." All operations involving Accurate Arms have been moved from McEwen, Tennessee to Miles City, Montana and no disruption of service is anticipated.
Further information regarding Accurate Arms powder can be obtained by calling Western Powders, Inc. at 406-232-0422. The Accurate Arms Company web site can be found at accuratepowder.com