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Greetings from Gun Valley

Booming sales. Good-paying factory jobs. Tax breaks for employers. With little fanfare, firearms manufacturing is thriving in our blue, blue state.

Globe reporter Neil Swidey spent time at Savage Arms, a small Westfield-based gun manufacturer. The Massachusetts business is not the only manufacturer located in the area, check out how many gun suppliers populate New England.
Savage Arms
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Days Globe Reporter Neil Swidey spent on the factory floor
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SOURCE: Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives

Alvin Chang / Globe Staff

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