Guns and ammo are selling briskly
these days, and that means weapons makers are hiring. Some manufacturers are
scrambling to find enough workers, CNNMoney.com
Mike Weddle, head of maintenance
at Dynamic Research Technologies (DRT), an ammunition manufacturer in Albany,
Mo., says he is adding 10 new hires to his staff of 35. The company's machine
operators make between $10 and $17 an hour, a decent wage in a region where
it's tough to find a job and the cost of living is relatively low.
DRT currently cranks out 80,000 bullets per
shift and operates two shifts per day. But that's not enough to meet demand. So
Weddle is adding a third manufacturing shift and building an additional
facility. Read more.