Supreme Industries Names Mark D. Weber President and Chief Executive Officer

  Supreme Industries Names Mark D. Weber President and Chief Executive Officer

Business Wire

GOSHEN, Ind. -- April 19, 2013

Supreme Industries, Inc. (NYSE MKT: STS), a leading manufacturer of vehicles
including truck bodies, buses, armored vehicles, and specialty vehicles, today
announced that Mark D. Weber has been selected by Supreme’s Board of Directors
to be the President and Chief Executive Officer of the Company effective May
6, 2013.

Mr. Weber, 55, has served since 1996 as an executive at Federal Signal
Corporation (NYSE: FSS), a global manufacturer of environmental and safety
solutions for municipal, governmental, and industrial customers. Since 2003,
Mr. Weber served as the Group President responsible for five divisions with
revenues in excess of $500 million supporting global customers in the
firefighting, municipal cleaning, industrial access, and industrial cleaning
market segments. During his tenure at Federal Signal, he was instrumental in
deploying lean enterprise and ISO quality systems, restructuring and divesture
of non-core assets, and aggressive revenue expansion in high-growth segments.

Prior to Federal Signal, Mr. Weber spent 17 years at Cummins Engine Company
(NYSE: CMI), a global technology leader in the diesel engine market, serving
in a variety of operations management and new product development assignments
with increasing responsibility. During his last assignment at Cummins as
Director of Advanced Midrange Engine Manufacturing, Mr. Weber led a team that
was responsible for the development and execution of a global manufacturing
strategy for its largest diesel engine business segment. He has a Bachelor of
Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from Rose Hulman Institute of
Technology and a Master of Business Administration degree from Indiana
University.

“Mark brings a market-based strategic perspective, high level of customer
focus, and a strong commitment to talent development. He has a proven track
record in developing market-leading brands, which is built on a foundation of
more than 30 years’ experience in manufacturing,” commented Herbert Gardner,
Supreme’s Chairman of the Board. “We believe that Mark will be a great
complement to our executive leadership team and should ensure a continuation
of the excellent progress the Company is making.”

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About Supreme Industries

Supreme Industries, Inc. (NYSE MKT: STS) is a nationwide manufacturer of
specialized truck bodies produced to the specifications of its customers.
Supreme also manufactures the StarTrans® line of special-purpose
“shuttle-type” buses. The Company’s transportation equipment products are used
by a wide variety of industrial, commercial, and law enforcement customers.

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This report contains forward-looking statements, other than historical facts,
which reflect the view of management with respect to future events. When used
in this report, words such as “believe,” “expect,” “anticipate,” “estimate,”
“intend,” “should,” and similar expressions, as they relate to the Company or
its plans or operations, identify forward-looking statements. Such
forward-looking statements are based on assumptions made by, and information
currently available to, management. Although management believes that the
expectations reflected in such forward-looking statements are reasonable, it
can give no assurance that the expectations reflected in such forward-looking
statements are reasonable, and it can give no assurance that such expectations
will prove to be correct. Important factors that could cause actual results to
differ materially from such expectations include, without limitation, an
economic slowdown in the specialized vehicle industry, limitations on the
availability of chassis on which the Company’s product is dependent,
availability of raw materials, raw material cost increases, and severe
interest rate increases. Furthermore, the Company can provide no assurance
that such raw material cost increases can be passed on to its customers
through implementation of price increases for the Company’s products. The
forward-looking statements contained herein reflect the current view of
management with respect to future events and are subject to those factors and
other risks, uncertainties, and assumptions relating to the operations,
results of operations, cash flows, and financial position of the Company. The
Company assumes no obligation to update the forward-looking statements or to
update the reasons actual results could differ from those contemplated by such
forward-looking statements.

Contact:

Supreme Industries, Inc.
Matthew W. Long, 574-642-4888 Ext. 415
Chief Financial Officer & Interim Chief Executive Officer
 
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