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Kimber Names Troy, Alabama Corporate Headquarters

TROY, AL, October 26, 2020 — Kimber Mfg., is pleased to name Troy, Alabama, as its official corporate headquarters and to announce it is hiring aggressively in all departments. After a carefully planned shift of leadership, R&D and manufacturing resources, Kimber has made substantial progress in the transition to its new, state-of-the-art headquarters in Troy, Alabama. The final step in completing this new facility is adding staff across all departments.

Kimber’s new headquarters is situated on 80+ acres with more than 225,000 square-feet of space and is now home to industry-leading design engineering, product management and manufacturing capabilities. After an exhaustive search, Troy was chosen for a multitude of reasons including its proximity to top-tier engineering schools as well as gun- and business-friendly support from the city of Troy and the great state of Alabama.

Kimber’s Alabama expansion is well ahead of schedule, having filled hundreds of its planned Troy-based positions. Kimber is seeking qualified applicants across multiple positions and business areas including CNC technicians, machinists, quality control specialists, lean technicians, design engineers, compliance analysts, customer service representatives, materials planners, maintenance technicians, finishing operators, and assembly technicians.

“Kimber is a great place to work, especially if you love firearms,” said Pedi Gega, director of assembly and product finishing. “We have two indoor gun ranges, one outdoor range, a state-of-the-art design and prototype fabrication center, and a dynamic team of professionals who pride themselves in producing firearms with unmatched attention to detail, design and performance. Every Kimber firearm is created with a unique blend of advanced precision technology and authentic human craftsmanship.”

Interested applicants are encouraged to apply at www.kimberamerica.com/careers.

6 Responses to “Kimber Names Troy, Alabama Corporate Headquarters”

  1. Peter R says:

    Can’t be that “exhaustive” a search if leadership landed on Troy. Going to be difficult to get quality talent to move there… talk about a dead-end destination.

    • BravoSeven says:

      Some people like living in rural areas. Within driving distance of Atlanta, New Orleans, the Gulf Coast, Smoky Mountains, and many other places. Not exactly terrible.

      • GANDIS says:

        For some, like Pete, speaking before thinking is a way of life. Anyone who has actually been to Troy, or lived in Alabama, knows what’s up. Troy has a good University, and living there is no different than living pretty much anywhere else in in the South. Small town rural goodness, centrally located to all things in the south east. Let’s not forget that a lot of manufacturers, especially firearms, have relocated to Alabama for good reason.

        • Peter R says:

          “Pete” lives in Bigfork Montana, which he believes counts as “rural”; Pete also works for a firearms company, so he understands and isn’t “speaking before thinking.”

          As for Troy having a good University, sure, if you’re into nursing and social work and social studies, but it ain’t the heart of American manufacturing power-knowledge, and doesn’t even have a marketing comms program. What talent Kimber is going to want to have in Troy, they’re going to have to import, and I doubt the 3 hour commute between your aforementioned Atlanta and Troy is going to work for most, even on “get out of Troy” weekends. New Orleans? 5 hours. Yes… that is terrible.