GOEX Blackpowder Facility Closes

Hodgdon Powder Company shuts doors on GOEX facility effective immediately.

GOEX Blackpowder Facility Closes

Hodgdon Powder Company has officially announced the closure of its Camp Linden, Louisiana, GOEX blackpowder manufacturing facility and with that, closes the door on the last domestic source of blackpowder in the U.S.

According to a press release from Hodgdon, business will wind down operations while evaluating the future of the blackpowder division with options that may include a potential sale of both GOEX and Olde Eynsford brands to a company which can continue production. All affected employees will stay with the company until December 31, 2021, to facilitate an orderly closing.

No impacts or changes are expected on Hodgdon’s other categories or brands. Reports are that Hodgdon plans to focus efforts on their smokeless and muzzleloader black powder substitute offerings moving forward.


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