JANUARY 10, 2023

Ruger Adds Orion Wholesale to Independent Distributors of Ruger Firearms

Sturm, Ruger & Company, Inc. (NYSE: RGR) is pleased to announce the addition of Orion Wholesale as an independent distributor of Ruger® firearms in the United States.

“We are excited to be adding Orion Wholesale as a distributor,” said Shawn Leska, Vice President of Sales at Ruger. “As one of the few firearms manufacturers committed to two-step distribution, Ruger is always looking for ways to improve its network. We are confident that Orion will help us better serve the shooting sports market,” he concluded.

Founded in 2012, Orion Wholesale has grown from a regional to a nationwide distributor carrying over 120 product lines across the shooting sports industry. With a commitment to customer service, competitive pricing, and timely deliveries, Orion is geared for success now and far into the future.

"Orion Wholesale is thrilled to partner with Ruger as a full-line distributor,” commented Brent Taylor, Chief Executive Officer of Orion Wholesale. “Ruger and Orion are both strongly committed to the distribution business. I'm confident that our relationship will serve to better help our companies grow as well as our valued retailers."

Orion will begin shipping Ruger products immediately.

Orion Wholesale’s contact information:

Orion Wholesale

3013 Utica Sellersburg Road

Jeffersonville, Indiana 47130



About Sturm, Ruger & Co., Inc.
Sturm, Ruger & Co., Inc. is one of the nation's leading manufacturers of rugged, reliable firearms for the commercial sporting market. With products made in America, Ruger offers consumers almost 800 variations of more than 40 product lines, across both the Ruger and Marlin brands. For almost 75 years, Sturm, Ruger & Co., Inc. has been a model of corporate and community responsibility. Our motto, "Arms Makers for Responsible Citizens®," echoes our commitment to these principles as we work hard to deliver quality and innovative firearms.

Contact: Shawn Leska, Vice President of Sales sleska@ruger.com