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ART’S WAY MANUFACTURING ANNOUNCES $1.7 MILLION CONTRACT FOR INSTALLATION OF MODULAR BUILDING COMPLEX

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For More Information, Contact:
April 30, 2012 Jim Drewitz, Investor Relations
830-669-2466

 

Art’s Way Scientific, Inc. To Install 24 Modular Units Totaling 21,350 Square Feet

 

ARMSTRONG, Iowa, April 30, 2012 – Art’s Way Manufacturing Co., Inc. (NASDAQ: ARTW), announces its wholly-owned subsidiary, Art’s Way Scientific, Inc., – www.buildingsforscience.com – has executed an installation contract for 24 modular buildings, which will make up a 21,350 square foot research facility. The modular units are under construction and are expected to be installed before the end of the 2012 calendar year. The research facility is being built for one of the world’s leading research and teaching institutions. As previously announced in a news release dated January 4, 2012, Art’s Way procured a $7 million contract to design and manufacture the 24 modular units. The installation contract brings the total expected revenue from the combined contracts to $8.7 million over the term of the contracts.

 

Dan Palmer, President of Art’s Way Scientific said, “We are honored to have the opportunity to design, manufacture and now install this significant project. It demonstrates the strength of our team and our unique capabilities within the industry. This contract award affirms our commitment to provide the highest quality design, manufacture and installation services. We believe this high profile project has the potential to open the doors to a lot of other opportunities.”

 

J. Ward McConnell, Jr., Chairman of the Board, said, “We are grateful for the opportunity to continue providing critical services to this prestigious institution and valued client. As a result of these combined contracts and other smaller contracts recently awarded to Scientific, as well as a very healthy farm income which has encouraged farmers to purchase new equipment and expand operations, we expect consolidated Art’s Way’s revenue, income and gross margins to improve significantly in the balance of fiscal 2012.“

 

About Art’s Way Scientific, Inc. –Buildings For Science –

 

Art’s Way Scientific, Inc. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Art’s Way Manufacturing, Inc. It is the recognized leading supplier of modular laboratories for biocontainment, animal husbandry science, public health and security requirements. Art’s Way Scientific custom designs, manufactures, delivers, and installs laboratories and research facilities to meet customers’ critical requirements. For more information, visit our website at www.buildingsforscience.com.

 

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 and Art’s Way Scientific, Inc. manufactures modular animal housing buildings and modular laboratories.

 

For More Information, Contact: Jim Drewitz, Investor Relations
830-669-2466
jim@jdcreativeoptions.com
www.jdcreativeoptions.com

 

Or visit the Company’s website at www.artsway-mfg.com

 

This news release includes “forward-looking statements” within the meaning of the federal securities laws. Statements of anticipated future results, including but not limited to the anticipated revenues and timeframes discussed in this release and expected consolidated results of operations, are based on current expectations and are subject to a number of risks and uncertainties, including but not limited to, unforeseen delays in production and installation, unforeseen contract disputes, customer demand for the Company’s products, domestic and international economic conditions 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.

 

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ART’S WAY MANUFACTURING FISCAL YEAR 2011 ANNUAL SHAREHOLDER MEETING

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For More Information, Contact:
March 2, 2012 Jim Drewitz, Investor Relations
830-669-2466

 

Art’s Way Will Provide A Bus Tour Of Manufacturing Facilities For Shareholders

 

ARMSTRONG, Iowa, April 13, 2012 – Art’s Way Manufacturing Co., Inc. (NASDAQ: ARTW), fiscal year 2011 annual meeting of shareholders will be held at 9:00 am Central Time on Thursday, April 26, 2012 at The Hotel Julien, 200 Main Street, Dubuque, Iowa, 52001, 800-798-7098. www.hoteljuliendubuque.com . Registration begins at 8:45 am. The record date for purpose of shares to be voted is close of business on Monday, March 5, 2012.

 

For all interested shareholders, Art’s Way will provide a bus tour of their manufacturing facilities in eastern Iowa including Art’s Way Vessels in Dubuque, Art’s Way Manufacturing in West Union, and Art’s Way Scientific in Monona. Lunch and refreshments will be served during the tour. If you plan on attending the bus tour, you must call Amanda at 712-864-3131 Ext 287 for reservations by 12:00 pm Central Time, April 19, 2012. We look forward to hosting you on a tour of three of our manufacturing facilities.

 

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 and Art’s Way Scientific, Inc. manufactures modular animal housing buildings and modular laboratories.

 

For More Information, Contact: Jim Drewitz, Investor Relations
830-669-2466
jim@jdcreativeoptions.com
www.jdcreativeoptions.com

 

Or visit the Company’s website at www.artsway-mfg.com

 

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ART’S WAY MANUFACTURING ANNOUNCES 35.3% INCREASE IN YEAR OVER YEAR FIRST QUARTER NET SALES

Conference Call Scheduled For Thursday, April 12, 2012 at 10:00 AM CT

 

ARMSTRONG, IOWA, April 11, 2012 – Art’s Way Manufacturing Co., Inc. (NASDAQ: ARTW), a leading manufacturer and distributor of agricultural machinery, equipment and services is pleased to announce its financial results for the three months ended February 29, 2012.

 

In conjunction with the release, the Company has scheduled a conference call for Thursday, April 12, 2012 at 10:00 AM CT. Carrie Majeski, President and Chief Executive Officer, and J. Ward McConnell, Jr., Chairman of the Board of Directors of Art’s Way Manufacturing will be leading the call to discuss the first quarter financial results, and will also provide an outlook for the balance of 2012.

 

What: Art’s Way Manufacturing First Quarter Financial Results.

 

When: Thursday, April 12, 2012 10:00 AM CT.

 

How: Live via phone by dialing (800) 624-7038. Code: Art’s Way Manufacturing. Participants to the conference call should call in at least 5 minutes prior to the start time.

 

Financial Highlights For the Three Months Ended February 29, 2012:

 

Net sales for the three months ended February 29, 2012 increased 35.3% over the same quarter in 2011.
Operating income for the three months ended February 29, 2012 increased to $362,000 from an operating loss of $659,000 during the same quarter in 2011.
Net income for the three months ended February 29, 2012 increased to $193,000 from a net loss of $485,000 during the same quarter in 2011.
Earnings per basic and diluted share for the three months ended February 29, 2012 were $0.05 per share versus a loss of $0.12 per share for the same quarter in 2011.

 

For the Three Months Ended
(Consolidated)
February 29,
2012
February 28,
2011
Change
Net Sales $ 6,312,000 $ 4,664,000 35.3%
Operating Income $ 362,000 $ (659,000)
Net Income $ 193,000 $ (485,000)
EPS (Basic) $ 0.05 $ (0.12)
EPS (Diluted) $ 0.05 $ (0.12)
Weighted Average Shares Outstanding:
Basic 4,028,852 4,010,068
Diluted 4,046,125 4,010,068

 

Net Sales: Our consolidated corporate sales for the three-month period ended February 29, 2012 were $6,312,000, compared to $4,664,000 during the same period in 2011, a $1,648,000 increase for the quarter, or 35.3%. Art’s Way Manufacturing Co., Inc. and Art’s Way Scientific, Inc. increased their three-month revenue by 9.1% and 348.4%, respectively. These increases were offset by a 41.4% decrease in revenue for Art’s Way Vessels, Inc. during this same time period.

 

Art’s Way Manufacturing, our agricultural products segment, had sales for the first fiscal quarter of $3,988,000, compared to $3,656,000 during the same period in 2011, an increase of $332,000, or 9.1%. Gross margin for the quarter ended February 29, 2012 was 26.3% compared to 16.3% for the same period in 2011.

 

Art’s Way Vessels, our pressurized tank segment, had sales for the first fiscal quarter of $330,000, compared to $563,000 for the same period in 2011, a 41.4% decrease. Gross margin for the quarter ended February 29, 2012 was (12.6%), compared to (18.8%) for the same period in 2011.

 

Art’s Way Scientific, our modular buildings segment, had first fiscal quarter sales of $1,994,000, compared to $445,000 for the same period in 2011, an increase of $1,549,000, or 348.4%. During the first fiscal quarter of 2012, Art’s Way Scientific signed a $7.0 million contract to manufacture twenty-four modular units. The modular units are expected to be constructed over the course of approximately one year. In accordance with our accounting policy for revenue recognition, we expect to recognize revenue related to this contract as the work is performed. Gross margin for the quarter ended February 29, 2012 was 23.5% compared to (2.9%) for the same period in 2011.

 

Income: Consolidated operating income was $362,000 during the three months ended February 29, 2012 compared to an operating loss of $659,000 for the three months ended February 28, 2011.

 

Earnings per Share: We incurred a gain per basic and diluted share of $0.05 for the three months ended February 29, 2012 as compared to a loss per basic and diluted share of $0.12 for the three months ended February 28, 2011. The changes in earnings per share were primarily attributable to the changes to net income.

 

J. Ward McConnell Jr., Chairman of the Board of Directors said, “These solid first quarter results reflect our continued growth in our core manufacturing business and Art’s Way Scientific securing contracts during the fourth quarter of fiscal 2011 and first quarter of 2012. The hard work and never give up attitude of the Scientific team has proved to be essential to our success in this quarter… and we expect ongoing revenue from the contracts procured this quarter in future quarters as well.

 

“The Company is heading into the balance of 2012 with strong momentum which we expect to allow us to deliver superior results and 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, round hay balers, plows, hay and forage equipment, manure spreaders and top and bottom drive augers. After-market service parts are also an important part of the Company’s business. The Company has 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.

 

For More Information, Contact: Jim Drewitz, Investor Relations

 

830-669-2466

 

jim@jdcreativeoptions.com

 

www.jdcreativeoptions.com

 

Or visit the Company’s website at www.artsway-mfg.com

 

Cautionary Statements

 

This news release includes “forward-looking statements” within the meaning of the federal securities laws. Statements made in this release that are not strictly statements of historical facts, including: (i) our beliefs regarding the growth of our manufacturing segment; (ii) our expectations relating to contracts for our modular buildings segment; (iii) our belief regarding the future success of Art’s Way Scientific; (iv) our expected results in the remainder of fiscal 2012, and (v) our expected returns to shareholders, are forward-looking statements. 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, unexpected contract breaches by us or counter-parties, domestic and international economic conditions, the cost of raw materials, the management of growth, the availability of investment opportunities, our ability to implement cost-management and production initiatives, and other factors 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. The company does not intend to update or publicly revise any forward-looking statement.

 

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ART’S WAY MANUFACTURING CO., INC. ANNOUNCES FIRST QUARTER EARNINGS RELEASE DATE AND CONFERENCE CALL SCHEDULE

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE NEWS
April 5, 2012 NASDAQ: ARTW

 

Armstrong, Iowa – April 5,2012 – Art’s Way Manufacturing Co., Inc. (NASDAQ: ARTW), a leading manufacturer and distributor of agricultural machinery, equipment and services, announces the Company expects to issue a press release containing financial results information for the first quarter on Wednesday, April 11, 2012.

 

In conjunction with that announcement, Art’s Way will host a live conference call to review the financial results for its first fiscal quarter of 2012 at 10:00 a.m. Central Time on Thursday, April 12, 2012. Carrie Majeski, President and Chief Executive Officer, and J. Ward McConnell, Jr., Chairman of the Board of Directors of Art’s Way Manufacturing will be leading the call. Participants should dial 800-624-7038 and reference Conference Code Art’s Way Manufacturing. Participants should call in at least 5 minutes prior to the start time.

 

Following the conference call, a replay will be available on Friday, April 13, 2012 on the Investor Relations page of the Art’s Way website. The replay will remain available for 12 months.

 

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, round hay balers, plows, hay and forage equipment, manure spreaders and top and bottom drive augers. After-market service parts are also an important part of the Company’s business. The Company has 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.

 

For More Information, Contact: Jim Drewitz, Investor Relations
830-669-2466 jim@jdcreativeoptions.com
   Or visit the Company’s website at www.artsway-mfg.com

 

Safe Harbor Statement

 

Some of the statements contained in this news release that are not purely historical statements discuss future expectations or state other forward-looking information. Those statements are subject to known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that could cause the actual results to differ materially from those contemplated by the statements. The “forward-looking” information is based on management’s current intent, belief, expectations, estimates and projections regarding our company and our industry. You should be aware that those statements only reflect our predictions. Actual events or results may differ substantially. Important factors that could cause our actual results to be materially different from the forward-looking statements are disclosed under the heading “Forward Looking Statements” in our annual report on Form 10-K for the year ended November 30, 2011. The forward-looking statements in this release are made only as of the date hereof and we undertake no obligation to update publicly any forward-looking statement unless required by law.

 

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ART’S WAY MANUFACTURING ANNOUNCES FISCAL YEAR 2011 ANNUAL SHAREHOLDER MEETING DATE

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For More Information, Contact:
MARCH 2, 2012 Jim Drewitz, Investor Relations
830-669-2466

Art’s Way Will Provide A Bus Tour Of Manufacturing Facilities For Shareholders

 

ARMSTRONG, Iowa, March 2, 2012 – Art’s Way Manufacturing Co., Inc. (NASDAQ: ARTW), announces its fiscal year 2011 annual meeting of shareholders which will be held at 9:00 am Central Time on Thursday, April 26, 2012 at The Hotel Julien, 200 Main Street, Dubuque, Iowa, 52001, 800-798-7098. www.hoteljuliendubuque.com . Registration begins at 8:45 am. The record date for purpose of shares to be voted is close of business on Monday, March 5, 2012.

 

For all interested shareholders, Art’s Way will provide a bus tour of their manufacturing facilities in eastern Iowa including Art’s Way Vessels in Dubuque, Art’s Way Manufacturing in West Union and Art’s Way Scientific in Monona. Lunch and refreshments will be served during the tour. If interested in going on the tour, please call Amanda at 712-864-3131 Ext 287 for reservations.

 

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 and Art’s Way Scientific, Inc. manufactures modular animal housing buildings and modular laboratories.

 

For More Information, Contact: Jim Drewitz, Investor Relations
830-669-2466
jim@jdcreativeoptions.com
www.jdcreativeoptions.com

 

Or visit the Company’s website at www.artsway-mfg.com

 

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Art’s Way Manufacturing Announces Financial Results For The Fiscal Year 2011

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Art’s Way Manufacturing Co., Inc. Fourth Quarter and Year-End Earnings Call Scheduled for February 24, 2012

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE NEWS
February 17, 2012 NASDAQ:ARTW

 

ARMSTRONG, IOWA, February 17, 2012 – Art’s Way Manufacturing Co., Inc. (NASDAQ:ARTW), a leading manufacturer and distributor of agricultural machinery, equipment and services, announces it will report financial results for its fourth quarter and 2011 fiscal year on Wednesday, February 22, 2012.

 

Art’s Way expects to issue a press release regarding its results on Wednesday, February 22, 2012 and to host a live conference call at 10:00 a.m. Central Time on Friday, February 24, 2012. J. Ward McConnell Jr., Chairman of the Art’s Way Board of Directors, will be leading the call. Participants should dial 800-624-7038 and reference Conference Code Art’s Way Manufacturing. Participants should call in at least 5 minutes prior to the start time.

 

Following the conference call, a replay will be available on Monday, February 27, 2012 on the Investor Relations page of the Art’s Way website. The replay will remain available for 12 months.

 

What: Art’s Way Manufacturing 2011 Fourth Quarter and Year-End Financial Results Conference Call

 

When: February 24, 2012 10:00 a.m. Central Time.

 

How: Live via phone by dialing (800) 624-7038. Code: Art’s Way Manufacturing.

 

Participants to the conference call should call in at least 5 minutes prior to the start time.

 

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, round hay balers, plows, hay and forage equipment, manure spreaders and top and bottom drive augers. After-market service parts are also an important part of the Company’s business. The Company has 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.

 

For More Information, Contact: Jim Drewitz, Investor Relations
830-669-2466 jim@jdcreativeoptions.com
Or visit the Company’s website at www.artsway-mfg.com

 

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ART’S WAY MANUFACTURING NAMES JASON FEUCHT CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER

ARMSTRONG, Iowa, February 1, 2012 – Art’s Way Manufacturing Co., Inc. (NASDAQ: ARTW), a leading manufacturer and distributor of agricultural machinery, equipment and services announces that Jason Feucht has been promoted to Chief Financial Officer effective January 26, 2012. Prior to this position, Mr. Feucht served as the Director of Finance for Art’s Way Manufacturing. Mr. Feucht has 17 years of experience in Financial and Accounting positions. Previous positions were with Liguria Foods, LodgeNet, Perficient, IBM Global Services, and DD Pyle. His career started in Public Accounting at DD Pyle Co. where he worked from 1994-2001. Mr. Feucht graduated from Iowa State University in 2001 with an MBA and in 1994 with a B.S. in Accounting.

 

J. Ward McConnell, Jr., Chairman of the Board, said, “Jason will be a great addition to our growing senior leadership at Art’s Way. In addition to the significant roles he has played in managing complex finance and accounting procedures, he brings experience and proven skills that make him a natural choice for his new role.”

 

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 and Art’s Way Scientific, Inc. manufactures modular animal confinement buildings and modular laboratories.

 

For More Information, Contact: Jim Drewitz, Investor Relations
830-669-2466
jim@jdcreativeoptions.com
www.jdcreativeoptions.com

 

This news release includes “forward-looking statements” within the meaning of the federal securities laws, including but not limited to the expected benefits from appointing Mr. Feucht as Chief Financial Officer. 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, 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.

 

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ART’S WAY MANUFACTURING ANNOUNCES RAMPED UP PRODUCTION TO FILL ORDER BACKLOG OF $21.8 MILLION

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For More Information, Contact:
January 6, 2012 Jim Drewitz, Investor Relations
830-669-2466

Backlog For fiscal year end in 2012 Is Up 47% Over Fiscal Year 2011

 

ARMSTRONG, Iowa, January 6, 2012 – Art’s Way Manufacturing Co., Inc. (NASDAQ: ARTW), a leading manufacturer and distributor of agricultural machinery, equipment and services today announces it is ramping up production to fill order backlog of $21.8 million for fiscal year 2012, a 47% increase in backlog over the previous years backlog of $14.8 million.

 

The growth in backlog is primarily due to the increase orders at Art’s Way Scientific, Inc. www.buildingsforscience.com. The recently announced $7 million order will significantly improve the backlog deep into 2012 along with the increased activity in ag buildings.

 

J. Ward McConnell, Jr., Executive Chairman of the Board, said, “We are very excited and bullish about our current backlog and growth prospects in 2012. Art’s Way continues to drive on a fundamental strategy to serve our growing customer base with market leading products and service while delivering solid financial performance. Additionally, Art’s Way Scientific is going to have a record year, the North American agricultural sector is robust, farmers have money and are spending it, our business fundamentals remain exceptionally strong and we believe the Company is well positioned to aggressively move into 2012 and beyond. With little or no operating debt, this will allow the Company to improve cash flow, continue organic growth and pursue select opportunities in the marketplace.”

 

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 and Art’s Way Scientific, Inc. manufactures modular animal confinement buildings and modular laboratories.

 

About Art’s Way Scientific, Inc. –Buildings For Science –

 

Art’s Way Scientific, Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of Art’s Way Manufacturing Co., Inc. It is the recognized leading supplier of modular laboratories for biocontainment, animal husbandry science, public health and security requirements. Art’s Way Scientific custom designs, manufactures, delivers, and installs laboratories and research facilities to meet customers’ critical requirements. For more information, visit our website at www.buildingsforscience.com.

 

Investors and shareholders are invited to send their email to jim@jdcreativeoptions.com to be added to the Company’s email database for future news releases.

 

For More Information, Contact: Jim Drewitz, Investor Relations
830-669-2466
jim@jdcreativeoptions.com
www.jdcreativeoptions.com

 

Or visit the Company’s website at www.artsway-mfg.com

 

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.

 

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ART’S WAY MANUFACTURING ANNOUNCES THEY WERE A FEATURE PRESENTER AT THE SIDOTI & COMPANY, LLC MICRO-CAP CONFERENCE

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For More Information, Contact:
January 9, 2012 Jim Drewitz, Investor Relations
830-669-2466

Conference Was Held In New York City With Over 300 Institutional Investors In Attendance

 

ARMSTRONG, Iowa, January 9, 2012 – Art’s Way Manufacturing Co., Inc. (NASDAQ: ARTW), a leading manufacturer and distributor of agricultural machinery, equipment and services today announces it was one of the featured presenters at Sidoti & Company, LLC semiannual New York Micro-Cap Conference held at the Grand Hyatt New York, Hotel in midtown Manhattan.

 

Sidoti & Company, LLC, founded in 1999, is Wall Street’s preeminent provider of equity research focused on undiscovered, profitable companies at a market capitalization of less than $3 billion. Sidoti & Company has made it their mission to shed light on the sub-$200 million micro-cap space and its trove of neglected gems. Sidoti’s collaborative and informative Micro-Cap Conferences contribute greatly to this enlightenment process, as they introduce companies that boast sound fundamentals and intriguing stories, show fast growth and profitability, or otherwise hold great promise, yet are largely unknown to investors. At Sidoti’s last conference, nearly every major institutional investor in the micro-cap sector was present.

 

Art’s Way’s presentation that was given at this conference will be archived on the Art’s Ways Manufacturing web site www.artsway-mfg.com under the Investor Relations tab.

 

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 and Art’s Way Scientific, Inc. manufactures modular animal confinement buildings and modular laboratories.

Investors and shareholders are invited to send their email to jim@jdcreativeoptions.com to be added to the Company’s email database for future news releases.

 

For More Information, Contact: Jim Drewitz, Investor Relations
830-669-2466
jim@jdcreativeoptions.com
www.jdcreativeoptions.com

 

Or visit the Company’s website at www.artsway-mfg.com

 

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.

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