ARMSTRONG, Iowa, Nov. 30, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Art's Way Manufacturing Co., Inc. (NASDAQ: ARTW), a diversified, international manufacturer and distributor of equipment serving agricultural, research, and steel cutting needs, announces that David A. White has been elected to the Board of Directors effective December 1, 2016. Mr. White has been a General Partner of First Call Services LLC, a private holding company and advisory firm since May 2012. He serves on the boards of directors and chairs the audit committee for Ag Growth International Inc., a Toronto Stock Exchange farm equipment manufacturer, and Sunrise Transportation Holdings LLC, a privately-held US company. Mr. White has extensive operation and financial management experience with large manufacturing and service businesses. Mr. White has been a Canadian Charted Accountant since 1978, he holds a BA from the University of Western Ontario, an MBA from the University of Toronto and in 2013 received the ICD.D designation from the Institute of Corporate Directors.
Chairman of the Art's Way Board of Directors, Marc H. McConnell commented, "We are very pleased to announce the addition of Mr. White to our Board. David brings to Art's Way a great deal of experience growing businesses in a variety of industries, including the agricultural equipment sector, as well as notable expertise in corporate governance. We are fortunate to have David join the board and look forward to working with him to continue our efforts to grow and improve Art's Way's business going forward."
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, round hay balers, plows, hay and forage equipment, manure spreaders, reels for combines and swathers, and top and bottom drive augers, as well as 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 three reporting segments: agricultural products; modular buildings; and tools.
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