Art's Way Manufacturing Co., Inc. Names Bryant Phillips As Group Vice President

    Art's Way Manufacturing Co., Inc. Names Bryant Phillips As Group Vice

PR Newswire

ARMSTRONG, Iowa, Feb. 18, 2014

ARMSTRONG, Iowa, Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --Art's Way Manufacturing, Inc.
(NASDAQ: ARTW), a leading manufacturer and distributor of niche agricultural
machinery, equipment and services, announces it has hired Mr. Bryant Phillips
as Group Vice President.

In his new role, Phillips will have full P&L responsibility for Ohio Metal
Working Products/Art's Way Inc., Art's Way Manufacturing International LTD,
Art's Way Vessels Inc., and Universal Harvester by Art's Way Inc. divisions.
In this role he will report directly to Art's Way Manufacturing, CEO Carrie
Majeski, operating out of Art's Way's Armstrong, IA headquarters.

Mr. Phillips has over 25 years of experience in both publicly traded and
privately owned sectors in numerous industries. Prior to joining the Company,
he served as President & CEO for Nixon Power Services Company from 2005 to
2013, where he was successful in leading the 'cultural' transformation of an
eight-figure revenue company into that of a process-oriented and accountable
workforce, driving growth by thirty-seven percent (37%). Nixon Power is the
world's largest distributor of Kohler Power Systems, for which Nixon was
awarded the North America Distributor of the Year for 2011. In addition,
Nixon was awarded North America's Distributor of the Year for GE Gas Engines
four times during his tenure. Previously, Mr. Phillips served in a C suite
position at a $200+ million division of Brunswick Corporation, a multi-billion
dollar recreational products manufacturing and global distribution company,
where he was identified as one of the top 125 members of the Brunswick Global
Leadership Team.

Mr. Phillips holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of North
Carolina at Chapel Hill and has successfully completed post-graduate work at
the University of Chicago Graduate School of Business, Fuqua Graduate School
of Business, at Duke University, and  Kenan-Flagler Graduate School of
Business, UNC-CH.

Carrie Majeski, CEO of Art's Way Manufacturing Co., Inc. said, "Bryant's
business management degree and background, his outstanding personality,
confidence and communications skills makes him an ideal choice to lead us in
this important Group Vice President role. His experience in defining and
achieving goals through the development, implementation and execution of our
long-term global objectives will be a true asset to the company."

About Art's Way Manufacturing, Inc.
Art's Way manufactures and distributes farm machinery and 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, modular animal confinement buildings and laboratories and
specialty tools and inserts. After-market service parts are also an important
part of the Company's business. The Company has four reporting segments:
agricultural products; pressurized tanks and vessels; modular buildings; and

For More Information, Contact: David Drewitz, Public/Investor Relations
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SOURCE Art's Way Manufacturing, Inc.

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