Layoffs announced at Savage Arms in Westfield

WESTFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – ATK Sporting has announced that 37 employees from the Savage Arms manufacturing facility in Westfield have been laid off.

According to the Director of Communications, Tim Brandt, the announcement was made on March 31st, and workforce reduction will take place over the next couple of weeks.

Brandt said this adjustment puts ATK in a better position to meet current business needs. The parent company will continue to monitor the Westfield location.

Also, about 440 people will work on site moving forward, said Brandt.

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