Samco Global Arms, Inc. Selected as US Importer for AKKAR Sporting Arms
A Turkish Company and Former Manufacturer of Charles Daly Shotguns.
Miami, Florida –-(Ammoland.com)- Samco Global Arms, Inc., a leading importer of surplus firearms, ammunition and accessories, has been named exclusive US Importer for shotguns made by Akkar Silah Sanayi, Ltd.
AKKAR had been searching for a US marketing partner , since K.B.I., Inc., dba Charles Daly ceased operations in January, 2010. AKKAR will continue to offer Over & Under, Semi-Auto and Pump shotguns in the same popular configurations as formerly offered under the CHARLES DALY brand name, and the 3.5” magnum Semi-Auto will be reintroduced for 2011.
AKKAR may be a new name in the USA, however AKKAR manufactured over & under, semi-auto and pump shotguns are well known having been sold in the USA, under the CHARLES DALY brand name, for over ten years. With high-tech design, development and production facilities, AKKAR is capable of designing and manufacturing all components and parts in-house.
While there are many firearms assembly operations in Turkey, only a few are true manufacturers like AKKAR. The AKKAR factory, located in Istanbul, Turkey, has been accredited for compliance with American, European and Turkish ISO-9001 and Q9001:2000 quality standards.
George R. Woford former Regional Sales Manager and Vice President of Sales for The Marlin Firearms Company and former Marketing Manager for Charles Daly has been named Director of Sales & Marketing for the AKKAR product line.
Per Jilani Dossul, President of SAMCO Global Arms, Inc., “I have known George since the mid-1980’s when he was Vice President of Sales for Savage Industries, Inc. With thirty-five years of Firearms Industry sales and marketing experience, we believe George is the right person to lead SAMCO into the new firearms market category with brands like AKKAR “.
The new AKKAR Sporting Arms website is under construction and projected to be accessible in November. SAMCO Global Arms, Inc. will begin shipping AKKAR shotguns to wholesale distributors in December, 2010. SAMCO is a member of the NSSF (National Shooting Sports Foundation), the NASGW (National Association of Sporting Goods Wholesalers), and all SAMCO executives are members of the NRA (National Rifle Association).
- Visit: www.samcoglobal.com
- Visit: www.akkar.com.tr/eng/anasayfa.asp