Sturm, Ruger & Company, Inc. Announces Internet Availability of Proxy Materials for 2009 Annual Meeting of Stockholders
March 19, 2009
Sturm, Ruger & Company, Inc. (NYSE-RGR) announces that proxy materials for its 2009 Annual Meeting of Stockholders are available on the Internet in accordance with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC") Notice and Access rule which allows companies to furnish their proxy materials through the Internet.
Sturm, Ruger is mailing to its stockholders of record as of March 10, 2009 a notice regarding the Internet availability of the proxy materials instead of a paper copy of its proxy statement and 2008 Annual Report on Form 10-K. This notice contains instructions regarding how to access the Company's proxy materials through the Internet and how to vote electronically through the Internet or in person at the Annual Meeting. Sturm, Ruger believes that this process will reduce printing, postage and environmental costs for distributing paper copies of its proxy materials.
Sturm, Ruger's proxy statement and 2008 Annual Report on Form 10-K have been filed with the SEC and may also be viewed at the Company's website at www.ruger.com. Stockholders who wish to obtain paper copies of the Company's proxy materials at no charge may do so by following the instructions provided in the notice being mailed to stockholders, or by writing to Leslie M. Gasper, Corporate Secretary, Sturm, Ruger & Company, Inc., Lacey Place, Southport, CT 06890.
Sturm, Ruger's 2009 Annual Meeting of Stockholders will be held on Wednesday, April 29, 2009 at 10:30 a.m. Eastern Time at the Trumbull Marriott, 180 Hawley Lane, Trumbull, CT 06611.
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. The only full-line manufacturer of American-made firearms, Ruger offers consumers over 400 variations of more than 30 product lines. For more than 60 years, Ruger has been a model of corporate and community responsibility. Our motto, "Arms Makers for Responsible Citizens," echoes the importance of these principles as we work hard to deliver quality and innovative firearms.
The Company may, from time to time, make forward-looking statements and projections concerning future expectations. Such statements are based on current expectations and are subject to certain qualifying risks and uncertainties, such as market demand, sales levels of firearms, anticipated castings sales and earnings, the need for external financing for operations or capital expenditures, the results of pending litigation against the Company, the impact of future firearms control and environmental legislation, and accounting estimates, any one or more of which could cause actual results to differ materially from those projected. Readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements, which speak only as of the date made. The Company undertakes no obligation to publish revised forward-looking statements to reflect events or circumstances after the date such forward-looking statements are made or to reflect the occurrence of subsequent unanticipated events.
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