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Long time manufacture Hodgdon Powder Company has recently reveal the closure of their black powder manufacturing wing. At that facility Hodgdon would produce the GOEX and Olde Eynsford black powder brands. This will be unwelcome news to shooters and reloaders who rely on GOEX and Olde Eynsford products.

Below, is the press release from Hodgdon discussing the decision to close the black powder manufacturing facility.

Press Release

Effective immediately, Hodgdon Powder Company, Inc. has made the decision to cease manufacturing operations at the company’s Camp Minden, Louisiana site while evaluating strategic options for the black powder business.

The business will wind down operations while an evaluation process on the future of the black powder business takes place. Strategic options for the GOEX and Olde Eynsford brands of black powder, along with the manufacturing capabilities, will include a potential sale of the business. All affected employees will be retained through December 31, 2021 to assist in an orderly closing of the site and receive severance commensurate with their years of service to the company.

The Hodgdon Powder Co., Inc has been honored to have been a part of the GOEX Powder legacy and sustains a fond appreciation for sporting customers who have enjoyed shooting GOEX powders.

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