Businesses come and go. In the case of Illinois, the second gun manufactorer in five years will be crossing the river to Davenport.
Lewis Machine & Tool Company has been in Milan since it began 33 years ago. Employing over 150 people, Milan Mayor Duane Dawson has a good relationship with the owner, Karl Lewis.
If this article is correct, LMT is leaving Illinois for the other reason anti-gun Democrats suck; unfavorably high taxes. The fact that Illinois Nazis hate gun companies and want to bleed them dry probably just made things easier.
The company is looking to move next year once approvals have been granted and the site closed upon, and they’ll take their 170 jobs with them.