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Chief Agri-Industrial Division Receives Award For Top Performing Business Unit

Date Posted: July 25, 2013

For the third time in the past four years, Chief Agri-Industrial Division was presented the award for the top performing business unit at Chief Industries Inc. annual management meeting.

Each year Chief Industries Inc. presents this award to the top performing business unit, based on its return on operating assets.

In addition, Chief Agri-Industrial Division received an award for best new product introduction for its successful launch of its Environmental Products operation.

The Agri-Industrial division was also given special recognition for taking a group of dealers to present a significant charitable contribution to an orphanage in the Dominican Republic as a part of their Dealer Loyalty trip in March of this year.

Roger Townsend, President of the Chief Agri-Industrial Division commented regarding the Top Performer Award, "The drought of 2012 had a significant impact on the overall market.

"The Chief Agri-Industrial business unit experienced a small decrease in revenue for the fiscal year, but with a solid improvement to the bottom line.

"We are honored to receive this award, but our top priority is to take care of our customers.

"We are committed to taking care of our customers, keeping an excellent team environment with all employees, and maintaining a positive relationship with our suppliers.

"We do not believe that loyalty, friendship, and compassion are outdated business principles.

"Frankly, we believe these simple, old fashioned values are what set us apart, and the marketplace continues to respond favorably."

DJ Eihusen, Chairman and CEO of Chief Industries Inc., in presenting the award, stated, "Chief Agri-Industrial Division has made great improvements over the past several years.

"The division continues to grow and expand its product offerings.

"They set an excellent example of teamwork, passion, commitment to taking care of customers, and living by the founding principles of Chief Industries Inc."

Chief Agri-Industrial Division is a division of Chief Industries Inc., a privately owned company with its headquarters based in Grand Island, NE.

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