Lonoke-based ammo firm’s sale said to be on track

Photo contributed by Larry Case / Shotshells are among the products generated by the Remington Ammunition plant in Lonoke, Ark. The plant is situated on 1,200 acres and is currently running 24/7 to produce ammo and keep up with the demand after a shortage in recent years.

Vista Outdoor Inc., the parent company of Lonoke-based Remington Ammunition, said Thursday that plans to sell its ammunition business to a Czech company are on track with shareholders getting a chance to vote on the deal in March or April.