AMTEC dedicates new Taylor County facility

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By MARK VIOLA / Staff writer

Just a year after AMTEC Less-Lethal Systems, Inc., (ALS) announced it was relocating its headquarters and manufacturing operations from Arkansas to Taylor County, the company held a dedication ceremony at its new facility located on U.S. 19 just north of Perry.

The ceremony was held Wednesday morning and featured representatives from ALS’s parent company, National Presto Industries, Inc., along with those from local and state government agencies who assisted with ALS’s decision to move to Taylor County.

PHOTO: AMTEC Less-Lethal Systems, Inc., (ALS) held a dedication ceremony Wednesday morning at its new facility located on U.S. 19 just north of Perry. The company, which currently employs 43 people, announced last year that it was relocating its headquarters and manufacturing operation from Arkansas to Taylor County. During the ceremony, Taylor County Commission Chairperson Pam Feagle (center) presented a proclamation declaring the week of Aug. 18-24 as “AMTEC Less-Lethal Systems Week,” to ALS President Rick Gardner (right) and National Presto Industries CEO Maryjo Cohen.

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