AUGUST 17, 2018 — Appalachian Railcar Services, LLC (“ARS” or the “Company”), a West Virginia-based rail service provider, announced today its appointment of Michael Scott Driggers (“Scott”) as Chief Operating Officer at ARS. Scott will oversee ongoing business operations with the Company, as well as continue efforts in driving profitability initiatives and business goals. Scott brings extensive rail industry knowledge, with operational and safety leadership experience to ARS. Prior to joining ARS, Scott served as Vice President of Fleet Maintenance for a large railcar fleet with a large asset value. Scott has served in various leadership roles within the railcar repair industry, ranging from Railcar Repairman to SVP, Operations and Corporate Safety.