Raven Industries Announces New Slingshot(R) API Implementation With ZedX, Inc.

Raven Industries Announces New Slingshot(R) API Implementation With ZedX, Inc.

SIOUX FALLS, S.D., April 26, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Raven Industries
(Nasdaq:RAVN) has announced a new Slingshot API implementation with ZedX,
Inc., a leader in agricultural information technology solutions. With this
implementation, the user's Slingshot data is now transmitted wirelessly from
the field and is fully integrated into the ZedX AgFleet® software. Data can
move seamlessly between machine and office, as applied files are simply
downloaded and historical files, previously sent wirelessly, can be easily
retrieved.

"We are proud to start the 2013 growing season with Slingshot. The powerful
engine that is AgFleet is complemented with the sophistication of Raven's
wireless technology. Our customers will have a competitive advantage with this
partnership," said Brian Antonucci, chief operating officer at ZedX,
Inc."With the accuracy of AgFleet's product suite paired with Raven's
Slingshot, your farm will have the most accurate applied acres in the
business."

According to Paul Welbig, director of Slingshot operations for Raven
Industries, "This new partnership utilizing the Slingshot API is a great
example of how barriers are breaking down in the agricultural industry in
order for growers and ag retailers to share data in an easy and positive
manner.Ag retailers will realize greater efficiencies in their data
management processes, gain the ability to create and transfer controller
files, and utilize remote file transfer and support."

About ZedX, Inc: ZedX, Inc. is a leader in the development of information
technology (IT) products and services for the agricultural and environmental
industries. It's recognitions of excellence include weather data processing,
climate analyses, ecological, entomological, and agronomic application models,
and innovative geo-referenced, web-based tools that integrate data and model
outputs into practical decision support products. ZedX's customer base
includes growers, businesses of all sizes, public institutions, governments,
and international agencies. The company embraces quality, two-way customer
support. Visit www.zedxinc.com for more information.

About Raven Industries, Inc: Since 1956, Raven Industries has designed and
manufactured high quality, high-value technical products. Raven is publicly
traded on NASDAQ (RAVN) and has earned an international reputation for
innovation, product quality, high performance, and unmatched service. Raven's
purpose is to solve great challenges in areas of safety, feeding the world,
energy independence, and resource preservation. To realize this purpose, we
utilize our strengths in engineering, manufacturing, and technological
innovation to serve the precision agriculture, high performance specialty
films, aerospace, and electronic manufacturing services markets. Visit
www.RavenInd.com for more information.

Forward-Looking Statements: This news release contains "forward-looking
statements" within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933,
as amended, and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as
amended, including statements regarding the expectations, beliefs, intentions
or strategies regarding the future.Without limiting the foregoing, the words
"anticipates," "believes," "expects," "intends," "may," "plans," and similar
expressions are intended to identify forward-looking statements.The company
intends that all forward-looking statements be subject to the safe harbor
provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act.Although
management believes that the expectations reflected in forward-looking
statements are based on reasonable assumptions, there is no assurance these
assumptions are correct or that these expectations will be
achieved.Assumptions involve important risks and uncertainties that could
significantly affect results in the future.These risks and uncertainties
include, but are not limited to, those relating to the inability to achieve
objectives established for research and development activities, or changes in
competition, raw material availability, technology or relationships with the
company's largest customers—any of which could adversely affect any of the
company's product lines—as well as other risks described in Raven's 10-K under
Item 1A. This list is not exhaustive, and the company does not have an
obligation to revise any forward-looking statements to reflect events or
circumstances after the date these statements are made.

CONTACT:  Jessica DeJong
          Marketing Communications Coordinator
          Raven Industries
          605.357.0449
 
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