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Firearms company moving to Bessemer January 2014

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One major firearms company is getting ready to move into a new headquarters west of Birmingham.

Steyr Arms says it will be up-and-running in its new, 33,000 square foot complex in Bessemer on January 2, 2014.

The company has been operating in Trussville.

The new facility includes 25,000 square feet of warehouse and manufacturing space and 5,000 square feet of office space. There's also a firearms testing range and showroom for guns.

Founded in Austria in 1864, Steyr Arms is a subsidiary of Steyr Mannlicher. The company is both a manufacturer and the U.S. importer of Steyr, Merkel and Anschutz firearms.

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