Art's Way Manufacturing Introduces New Grinder Mixer

The Company Unveiled The New Model 6520 At The Farm Progress Show

Aug 31, 2010, 09:25 ET from Art's Way Manufacturing, Inc.

ARMSTRONG, Iowa, Aug. 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Art's Way Manufacturing, Inc. (Nasdaq: ARTW), a leading manufacturer and distributor of niche agricultural machinery, equipment and services, is pleased to announce they unveiled the next generation of grinder mixers with the introduction of their new, Model 6520 Grinder Mixer at the Farm Progress Show in Boone, Iowa.

The Model 6520 features:

The largest tank in the industry – 165 bushel capacity.

Fully self-contained hydraulics – no tractor hydraulic requirements.

Discharge augers driven by hydraulic orbit motors.

High capacity, 10" diameter hydraulic driven discharge system – Elimination of bevel gears.

Remote control system for auger positioning, tank discharge and operation of the grinder mixer.

Double hammers in hammermill for a more consistent grind and less power requirements

A prototype of the 6520 has been in use in Tracy, Minnesota by Dan Lanou.  Dan said, "The improvements are very innovative.  The machine has cut our unload time nearly in half through the use of remote control operations and the increased auger size."

J. Ward McConnell, Jr., Executive Chairman of the Board, said, "At Art's Way we listened to our customers and responded to their needs. When we showed a prototype to some of our customers they said it is exactly what they wanted.  We have made an enormous improvement in the unload system; this new design unloads 50% faster than any other grinder in the market.  Building on a 60-year heritage of helping our customers improve their productivity, we are committed to helping farmers and ranchers grow their business and do it more efficiently. By offering a new,  more efficient grinder mixer to our industry leading grinder mixer product line, traditional quality and innovation come together to help farmers and cattlemen increase productivity and reduce downtime."

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. 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.

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/.

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.

SOURCE Art's Way Manufacturing, Inc.



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