FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
July 22, 2009
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Jim Drewitz, Investor Relations830-669-2466
ART’S WAY MANUFACTURING ANNOUNCES GLOBAL SALES CONTINUE TO GROW
The Company’s 5165 Grinder-Mixer Shipped To Distributors in United Kingdom & Australia
ARMSTRONG, Iowa, July 22, 2009 – Art’s Way Manufacturing, Inc. (NASDAQ: ARTW), a leading manufacturer and distributor of niche agricultural machinery, equipment and services, is pleased to announce the Company’s popular and reliable 5165 Grinder-Mixer has been shipped to distributors in the United Kingdom and Australia. Theses are repeat sales to existing distributors and their customers.
J. Ward McConnell, Jr., Executive Chairman of the Board, said, “Even in a world-wide economic depression, we are very pleased our global sales remain quite active. Our Grinder-Mixer is not just the largest in the industry, it’s also the best. The portable 5165 Grinder-Mixer features a tremendous 165-bushel tank with a one-piece 26-inch hammermill. This 4-ton mixer is easily configured to meet the needs of specific livestock operation. In this day of global marketing, our family of products and the way we service our customers offer huge growth opportunities for the future and we believe will certainly increased shareholder value.”
About Art’s Way Manufacturing, Inc.
Art’s Way manufactures and distributes farm machinery niche products including animal feed processing equipment, sugar beet defoliators and harvesters, land maintenance equipment, crop shredding equipment, plows, hay and forage equipment and top and bottom drive augers. After market service parts are also an important part of the Company’s business. We have two wholly owned subsidiaries. Art’s Way Vessels Inc. manufactures pressurized tanks and vessels; Art’s Way Scientific Inc. manufactures modular animal confinement buildings and modular laboratories.
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This news release includes “forward-looking statements” within the meaning of the federal securities laws. Statements of anticipated future results are based on current expectations and are subject to a number of risks and uncertainties, including but not limited to, quarterly fluctuations in results, customer demand for the Company’s products, domestic and international economic conditions, the management of growth and other risks detailed from time to time in the Company’s Securities and Exchange Commission filings. Actual results may differ markedly from management’s expectations. The Company cautions readers not to place undue reliance upon any such forward-looking statements.