ARMSTRONG, IOWA, February 6, 2014 – Marc McConnell, Vice Chairman of Art’s Way Manufacturing Co, will host the Farm Equipment Manufacturers Association’s 2014 Spring Management Clinic in San Antonio, April 6-9.
With a goal to enhance business opportunities to its membership attendees, the event features informative sessions and a trade show of suppliers.
“The Spring Management Clinic is a key initiative to connect manufacturers, vendors and distributors in the agricultural industry,” McConnell said. “With a solid lineup of educational presentations and a supplier showcase, it will be a very worthwhile event.”
Back in October, McConnell was elected the 61st President of the Association. He will serve a one-year term.
Based in Armstrong, IA, Art’s Way (NASDAQ: ARTW) is a diversified manufacturer of agricultural equipment and has been a member of the Farm Equipment Manufacturers Association since 1961.
In addition to his role at Art’s Way, McConnell also serves as Chairman of West Town Savings Bank of Chicago, IL, President of Bauer Corporation, President of Babcock Co., Inc., President of Adamson Global Technology Corp., Vice-Chairman of McConnell Holdings, Inc., and director of Mountain Aircraft Services, Inc.
He is also Past President of the American Ladder Institute, the Lenoir County Manufacturer’s Association, among other civic associations, foundations, and boards. McConnell is also a member of the Young President’s Organization (YPO) and is a graduate of Cornell University.
McConnell will also preside over the Associations’ 2014 Fall Convention in Las Vegas, Nevada, November 4-7, where his term as President will conclude.
The Farm Equipment Manufacturers Association is an international not-for-profit trade organization representing more than 315 manufacturers of specialized farm equipment, more than 300 industry supplier companies and 37 marketing firms. Founded in 1950, the Association is headquarter at 1000 Executive Parkway, Suite 100, St. Louis, Missouri. For more information about the Association, please visit FarmEquip.org.
About Art’s Way Manufacturing Co., 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, round hay balers, plows, hay and forage equipment, manure spreaders, reels for combines and swathers, and top and bottom drive augers, as well as pressurized tanks and vessels, and modular animal confinement buildings and laboratories. After-market service parts are also an important part of the Company’s business. The Company has three reporting segments agricultural products; pressurized tanks and vessels; and modular buildings. It has seven manufacturing facilities, which are located in Iowa, Ohio, and Ontario.
For more information please contact Art’s Way via phone, email or web: 1-712-864-3131 • email@example.com • www.artsway-mfg.com.