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About Us

Since 1922, Federal Premium® Ammunition has been providing hunters and shooters with high-quality shotshell, centerfire and rimfire ammunition.

Federal Premium® Ammunition

The Ammunition Industry's Technology Leader
At Federal Premium®, we believe certain moments are worth a Premium®. From our humble beginnings nestled among the lakes and woods of Minnesota, Federal Premium Ammunition has evolved into one of the world's major producers of sporting ammunition. Beginning in 1922, our founding president, Charles L. Horn, paved the way for our success. Today, we carry on Horn's vision for quality products and service with the next generation of outdoorsmen and women. With our CEO Mark W. DeYoung at the helm, we maintain our position as experts in the science of ammunition production.

Every day we manufacture products to enhance our customers' shooting experience while partnering with the conservation organizations that protect and support our outdoor heritage. We offer thousands of options in our Premium and standard lines–it's what makes us the most complete ammunition company in the business and provides our customers with a choice no matter what their pursuit.

Fast Facts:
• Federal® headquartered in Anoka, Minnesota
• Manufactures a complete line of shotshell, centerfire and rimfire ammunition and components
• Pioneered the Premium® category of ammunition
• Part of the world's leading ammunition manufacturer, ATK Sporting.
• Nearly 1,400 employees work at the Anoka, Minnesota facility
• The facility is located on 175 acres in Anoka County and spans the border of Anoka and Coon Rapids with half a million square feet of manufacturing space
• Federal Premium® Ammunition is the company's flagship brand and focuses its competitive advantage on cutting edge technology
• As an active business in the local community, Federal Premium has been responsible for abundant employment opportunities and community involvement throughout its history

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ATK Sporting Group

ATK Sporting Group is a portfolio-based consumer branded products company that is the leader in sporting, law enforcement and military ammunition. In addition, ATK Sporting Group is a leading supplier of firearms and accessories for hunting, shooting and outdoor markets.

The Sporting Group produces top-quality products for sport hunters, shooting enthusiasts, the military, homeland security and law enforcement agencies. Products include gun-care products, targets and traps, optics, mounting systems for rifle scopes, tactical nylon vests, holsters, harnesses for insertion and extraction, gear bags, packs, pouches, weapons cases, slings, and apparel as well as sports optics and performance eyewear for non-hunting categories that include golf and skiing. Products are marketed with targeted and contemporary methods that drive sales.

Look for these leading brands: Bushnell, BLACKHAWK!, Eagle, Alliant Powder, RCBS, Champion Target, Final Approach, Gunslick Pro, Primos, Bollé, Outers, Hoppe’s, Uncle Mike’s, Butler Creek and Weaver Optics.

The Sporting Group supplies small-caliber ammunition to sport-shooting enthusiasts, devoted hunters, federal and local law enforcement agencies, and the military. Our ammunition brands include Federal Premium, CCI, Fusion, Speer Ammo, Speer Bullets, Estate Cartridge and Blazer. For details about our Law Enforcement accessories and ammunition products, please visit

Savage Arms is one of the world’s largest manufacturers of firearms with products in the long-gun category. Brands include Savage Arms, Stevens and Savage Range Systems that design, manufacture and market centerfire and rimfire rifles, shotguns and shooting range systems used for hunting as well as competitive and recreational target shooting.