Art’s Way Manufacturing Announces Their Wholly Owned Subsidiary, Art’s Way Scientific, Has Been Awarded A New Contract with A Leading Upper Midwest Dairy Operation For Three Modular Calf Care Buildings.
The Contract Is Valued At Approximately $448,000.
ARMSTRONG, Iowa, Aug. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Art’s Way Manufacturing Co., Inc. (NASDAQ: ARTW), announces its wholly-owned subsidiary, Art’s Way Scientific, Inc. (www.buildingsforscience.com), has been awarded a contract for three modular Calf Care(TM) buildings from a state-of-the-art Upper Midwest dairy operation. The contract is valued at approximately $448,000.
Dan Palmer, President of Art’s Way Scientific said, “This is a valued customer and one of the most successful dairy operations in the Upper Midwest. We are very pleased to be their supplier of choice for modular calf care buildings. They currently have 5 of our buildings and with these 3 news ones, it brings the total to 8 units. The buildings are 14′ wide x 72′ long 60 head calf care nursery. The advantage of our calf care buildings for large scale operations is that handling of calves is easier, daily feeding and monitoring health status is quicker than in traditional outdoor calf huts. The buildings cleanable surfaces and the environment are ideal for getting calves off to a healthy start. There are approximately 6,000 calves born at this operation each year, so optimizing animal health is critical. To date, the dairy operation has experienced almost zero mortality rate for calves housed in our modular calf care buildings, a record we are very proud of.”
J. Ward McConnell, Jr., Chairman of the Board, said, “We are very gratified to have a repeat order from such a well respected and successful dairy operation. It reaffirms our company wide commitment to research and develop, purposely designed and quality constructed products that fit our clients’ exacting needs and dedicated customer service that exceeds expectations.”
About Art’s Way Scientific, Inc. – Buildings For Science –
Art’s Way Scientific, Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of Art’s Way Manufacturing, Inc. It is the recognized leading supplier of modular laboratories for biocontainment, animal husbandry science, public health, and food safety, hog and calf care and security requirements. Art’s Way Scientific custom designs, manufactures, delivers, and installs laboratories and research facilities to meet customers’ critical requirements. For more information, visit our website at www.buildingsforscience.com
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, reels for combines and swathers, snow blowers and dump trailers, top and bottom drive augers, as well as pressurized tanks and vessels, and modular animal confinement buildings and laboratories. After-market service parts are also an important part of the Company’s business. The Company has three reporting segments: agricultural products; pressurized tanks and vessels; and modular buildings.
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