Remington receives plan approval.

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Remington announced in December that the U.S. government has approved the company's 2013 Small Business Subcontracting Plan. The program outlines how Remington will leverage small businesses, such as "service-disabled, veteran-owned" and "women-owned," in the process of manufacturing firearms.

Company officials say the growth of Remington's Defense Division, coupled with strong domestic and international commercial sales, has opened the door to relationships between the company and small businesses.

"Remington's plan provides over $238 million of subcontracting opportunities for small businesses. We are excited to work with small businesses to provide quality, affordable products to federal, military and law enforcement agencies," said Joe Bolmarcich...

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