Ruger-57 Pistol Receives Awards


Ruger-57 Receives Top Honors at Big Rock Sports Outdoor Expo


(ArmsVault) – Ruger & Company, Inc.  (NYSE: RGR) is very pleased that the new Ruger-57™ pistol received New Product Showcase Awards for Best New Handgun and overall Best New Shooting Sports Product at the Big Rock Sports National Outdoor Expo, held in Nashville’s Music City Center from January 6-8. As Big Rock explains, “Retailers do the voting, so the New Product Showcase is a true indicator of the products the marketplace values most out of the hundreds entered into the competition.”

“We are honored that the Ruger-57 was recognized by Big Rock as both the best new handgun and best overall new shooting sports product,” said Ruger President and CEO, Chris Killoy. “Our commitment to new product innovation remains the lifeblood of our company and what we believe supports the continued growth of our industry.”

Accepting these prestigious awards on behalf of Ruger was Regional Sales Manager, Marty Oakes.

Big Rock Sports is a premier firearms, ammunition, fishing, marine and camping distributor in North America focused on supplying local retailers with the tools needed to navigate the complexity of today’s marketplace. The company also is strongly committed to protecting the rights of hunters, anglers and all outdoor enthusiasts. Big Rock Sports has been a longtime independent distributor of Ruger® firearms.

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About Sturm, Ruger & Co., Inc.

Sturm, Ruger & Co., Inc. is one of the nation’s leading manufacturers of rugged, reliable firearms for the commercial sporting market. With products made in America, Ruger offers consumers almost 700 variations of more than 40 product lines. For 70 years, Ruger has been a model of corporate and community responsibility. Our motto, “Arms Makers for Responsible Citizens®,” echoes our commitment to these principles as we work hard to deliver quality and innovative firearms.