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October 9, 2009
For More Information, Contact:
Jim Drewitz, Investor Relations


Company Will Design, Manufacture, and Install for Prime Contractor, Lockard Construction, Inc.

ARMSTRONG, Iowa, October 9, 2009 – Art’s Way Manufacturing, Inc. (NASDAQ: ARTW), announces its wholly owned subsidiary, Art’s Way Scientific, Inc. will be providing design, manufacturing and installation of a 6,000 sq. ft. two story laboratory and office building for Lockard Construction, Inc. who is the prime contractor on this complex for a well known, nationally respected cancer research center. The contract is valued at approximately $3 million.

Dan Palmer, General Manager of Art’s Way Scientific said, “We are very pleased to be associated with this prestigious cancer research institute. This site will be the center of an intensive new effort to bring together nonprofit partners; working side-by-side, utilizing technological resources second to none, to more rapidly translate the latest genetic and molecular discoveries about cancer into effective new treatments that benefit cancer patients.

“This is the second project we have completed for Lockard Construction. The first project was a 9,000 sq. ft. research facility we completed in 2008. “

J. Ward McConnell, Jr., Executive Chairman of the Board, said, “We are gratified to be working again with Lockard Construction on this important program. Art’s Way Scientific’s combined experience and performance record with this renown cancer research center is proof our contribution is critical to their mission of discovering effective new treatments.”

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.


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