Governor Mike Parson Visits Black Rain Ordnance

May 25, 2023 – [Neosho, MO]

Governor Mike Parson visited Black Rain Ordnance to tour the company’s facility and learn about its operations. Black Rain Ordnance is an industry leading manufacturer & retailer of firearms and ammunition in the state of Missouri.


During his visit, Governor Parson met with company executives and toured the production floor. He also spoke with employees about their work and the company’s commitment to superior quality and industry leading innovation.

“Black Rain Ordnance is a great example of the thriving manufacturing sector in Missouri,” said Governor Parson. “Black Rain is creating jobs and investing in our state, and I’m proud to support their success.”

Black Rain Ordnance presented Gov. Parson with his very own custom “Team 57” rifle as a tribute to his service to our state as it’s 57th governor. The rifle was laser engraved with the names of every governor to have served our state. Gov. Parson remarked, “This is truly something special!”

Black Rain Ordnance is a privately held company that was founded in 2009. The company employs over 100 people and is proudly located in Neosho, MO. Black Rain Ordnance products are sold in the United States and around the world.

“We are grateful to Governor Parson for visiting our facility and learning about our company,” said Justin Harvel, President of Black Rain Ordnance. “We are proud to be a part of the Missouri manufacturing community, and we are committed to creating the highest quality products available & serving others.”

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Kyle Hicks

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