Did you know that Texas is #1 in gun manufacturing followed up by Florida at #2? Since 2009, there has been a surge of 346 percent in licenses for gun makers. The demand for guns in the US is every growing. The US government spends around 300 billion dollars per year on supplies from defense contractors, which includes firearms. Manufactures include not just companies like Smith & Wesson, but smaller sized- operators making custom parts & accessories.
In Florida, the number of firearm manufacturing licenses more than quadrupled from 155 in 2009 to 691 in May, according to the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives.
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