I.O. Inc. Relocates to Florida

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I.O. Inc. announced the company relocated to Palm Bay, Florida. I.O. stated in a press release that the moved was prompted by “a need for an increased manufacturing facility” and “room for an increased customer service department and additional space for a complete barrel production line.” Prior to the move, I.O. Inc. was based in Monroe, North Carolina.

I.O. Inc. stated in the press release that the expansion will allow them to “launch several new products like milled AR-15 lowers and the new Commander Size 1911 Venom 45ACP.”

Palm Bay is located on Florida’s east coast, and is just south of Cape Canavaral. This area of Florida is known to be rich with engineering talent and state-of-the-art manufacturing businesses. Kel-Tec, Diamondback Firearms and Knight’s Armament are just three of the firearms-related businesses in the area.

Richard Johnson

An advocate of gun proliferation zones, Richard is a long time shooter, former cop and internet entrepreneur. Among the many places he calls home is http://www.gunsholstersandgear.com/.


  • sauerquint

    Is this the former Interordnance?

    • Komrad

      I don’t think it’s even former.

      I think that’s what I.O. stands for.
      Not the same as Interarms though.

  • Cobalt-60

    Looks like we’ll be neighbors! I wonder if they will open up a shop..

  • Lance

    Wonder when there Retro AR-15 will come for sale??

  • Ian

    It’s funny how many arms companies are located in Central Florida. What’s even more funny is the turnover that they all have for paying so poorly.

  • Fred Johnson

    Watch to see if Taurus USA (Miami) buys IO. Just a thought.