Vista Outdoor Inc. has announced plans to expand its ammunition manufacturing capacity in Lewiston, ID, creating up to 137 new jobs. The company’s current Lewiston operations (CCI, Speer and Southport locations) occupy approximately 400 acres and 315,000 sq. ft. And employ approximately
1,400 employees. Expansion plans include hiring engineers, program managers, technicians and manufacturing employees.
“Vista Outdoors’ decision to expand its operations in Lewiston is an exciting addition to our existing ammunition and gun manufacturing sector in Nez Perce County,” said Nez Perce county commissioner Bob Tippett. “This sector represents nearly one out of every five jobs in the county, and is a critical part of our economy.”