January 6th, 2009

Goex (Black Powder-Maker) Acquired by Hodgdon

goex black powderHodgdon® Powder Company has just announced the acquisition of Goex Powder, Inc., the sole source of American-made black powder. Goex Powder manufactures black powder used for sporting applications, historical re-enactments, and black-powder firearms. Black powder also remains a vital component for fireworks, industrial and military applications.

Goex makes a variety of products for shooters including multiple grades of black powder, Pinnacle black powder substitute, and ‘Black Dawge’ pre-loaded black powder cartridges for hunting, long-range competition, and cowboy action shooting.

Located in Minden, Louisiana, GOEX Powder, Inc. is the only U.S. manufacturer of black powder. The company has over a 200-year history of black powder manufacturing in the United States. “Goex is a proud American business with a rich history” announced Tom Shepherd, President and CEO. “In 1802, E.I. Du Pont de Nemours broke ground on his original black powder plant along the Brandywine River in Delaware.” For more info, visit GoexPowder.com, or write to Goex Powder, 6231 Robinson, Shawnee Mission, KS 66202.

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