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August 10, 2017   |
American Suppressor Association Partners with Orchid Advisors
ATLANTA, GA – The American Suppressor Association (ASA) is excited to announce a new partnership with Orchid Advisors and Orchid Advisors, as a corporate sponsor of the ASA, is expanding their involvement in the Association by offering discounted access to their new for ASA Members. is an online resource for managing and growing an FFL's business. The platform provides FFL / SOT application guidance, software-based methods t0 track, manage and price inventory, enhance ATF transaction recording and train personnel. Rather than download one-time use guides, members are provided recurring access that includes 24x7 A&D / Bound Book and Turbo Tax-like logic to determine applicable firearm regulations based on geography and features.

"In the firearms industry, the burden of compliance and staying up to date with changing laws and regulations can at times seem overwhelming," said Knox Williams, President of the American Suppressor Association. " is a comprehensive application that will help FFLs and SOTs run their operations in a far more efficient manner, freeing up time and resources to focus on their core mission of making and selling products. We are proud to be one of the four leading industry associations involved, because we believe that the platform will provide tremendous value to our members."

"The firearms industry has seen an increase in the number of service providers, downloadable FFL / SOT "launch kits", FFL protection, cloud-based A&D books and other tools that promise so much," says Jon Rydberg, CEO of Orchid Advisors. "We worked directly with the four leading industry associations to significantly modernize the way that FFLs and SOTs will be managed while cutting legal and operational expenses. This is an application that the firearms industry has been waiting for. And, future phases of the product will continue to bring new levels of API-driven inventory, licensing, and compliance services that have not yet been available."

Members of the ASA will have discounted 24x7 access to as an added benefit of membership. For more information on membership benefits, or to become a Member of the ASA visit

ABOUT THE AMERICAN SUPPRESSOR ASSOCIATION: The American Suppressor Association (ASA) is the unified voice of the suppressor industry. Our mission is to unite and advocate for the common interests of the suppressor community. To accomplish our mission, our principal initiatives focus on state lobbying, federal lobbying, public education, and industry outreach.

For more information on how you can join the ASA, and help protect and expand your right to own and use suppressors, please visit

Orchid Advisors is the industry's leading designer of firearm industry software applications which benefit ATF compliance, serialized inventory control and business operations. The firm provides various software providers and the largest Federal Firearms Licensees with electronic A&D and ATF eForm functionality that can be integrated with their ERP, WMS and POS applications. Orchid is also the designer of SaaS-based applications for the firearms industry such as the and Serial Number Inventory Tool which provide FFLs with a subscription-based service to manage their manufacturing, distribution and retail business. The is the only firearms industry software platform to include both eA&D and e4473 while being indorsed by all four industry trade associations (NSSF, NASGW, ASA and the NRA Business Alliance). For more information, visit

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