U.S. Congressman Jerry Costello (D-IL) announced today that the Olin Corporation, Winchester Division, located in East Alton, has been awarded a $9,300,000 contract from the U.S. Army. The contract is for the procurement of shotshell cartridges, and the work will be performed in East Alton.
"The employees at Olin are helping sustain our armed forces," said Costello. "This is important work that also supports the local economy, and I will continue to support these efforts."