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Sewickley, PA, January 4, 2017 – Timothy A. (Tim) Chutz, Co-Founder and former CEO & President of Arrow Material Services, a leading provider of material handling and logistics services, has announced his retirement from daily activities with the company. Mr Chutz, who has served Arrow in a number of capacities for more than 30 years, will remain active in the company’s governance as Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors. In working with the Board on strategic planning activities, Mr Chutz plans to continue promoting and strengthening the commitment to the company’s core values of safety, quality, honesty and efficiency. He also intends to spend time helping identify potential acquisition candidates and serve as a company ambassador by remaining in contact with a select group of clients with whom he has developed close personal relationships.

“On behalf of the Arrow team, I congratulate Tim on his many years of valuable service to the company,” says Arrow Material Services. “His consummate professionalism, commitment to continuous improvement and ability to communicate effectively with people inside and outside of the company have helped Arrow become an industry leader. I look forward to his continued association with Arrow as an active member of our Board.”

“I am looking forward to the next phase of my life and I am very comfortable handing the keys to Ed to continue growing the business,” adds Mr. Chutz. “I will certainly continue to provide support in any way I can.”

Over the past year, Mr Chutz has helped Arrow expand its capabilities by facilitating the purchase of EMS Management, Inc., a Denison, TX-based company that provides environmentally sustainable equipment cleaning solutions to customers in the transportation and manufacturing sectors. He also assisted in the formation of a strategic alliance with Genesis Venture Logistics, a Covington, LA-based provider of customized 3PL/4PL multimodal transportation management solutions for domestic and international customers.

About Arrow Material Services

Arrow Material Services is a leading provider of logistics, processing, terminal operations, transloading and storage services across the U.S., offering creative and customer driven solutions to a wide range of industries. Arrow’s “HOME SAFE TONIGHT” worker safety program has won numerous industry awards for consecutive incident-free days. The company was founded by the Chutz Family more than 60 years ago and is headquartered in Sewickley, PA, near Pittsburgh.

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