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Myers Industries Named One of America's Most Trustworthy Companies 2013 by Forbes

Friday, March 22, 2013

Myers Industries Named One of America's Most Trustworthy Companies 2013 by Forbes08:38 EDT Friday, March 22, 2013 AKRON, Ohio (Business Wire) -- For the second year in a row, Myers Industries, Inc. (NYSE: MYE) has been named one of America's 100 Most Trustworthy Companies in an annual survey commissioned by Forbes. To determine the yearly rankings, GMI Ratings (GMI) provides Forbes with in-depth quantitative and qualitative financial analysis, which looks beyond the raw data of companies' income statements and balance sheets. Non-traditional risk measures are assessed to interpret the highest quality of corporate accounting transparency, solid corporate governance and management practices, lowest incidence of high-risk events, and appropriate Board supervision. “Myers Industries is honored to be recognized again this year for our consistent and honest reporting and governance practices,” said President and Chief Executive Officer John C. Orr. “Our goal of continuously building shareholder value and trust is one of the most important aspects of our corporate strategy.” To read the Forbes.com article online, visit: http://www.forbes.com/sites/jacquelynsmith/2013/03/18/americas-100-most-trustworthy-companies/ To learn more about GMI Ratings, visit: www.gmiratings.com Myers Industries, Inc. is an international manufacturer of polymer products for industrial, agricultural, automotive, commercial, and consumer markets. The Company is also the largest wholesale distributor of tools, equipment, and supplies for the tire, wheel, and undervehicle service industry in the U.S. Visit www.myersindustries.com to learn more. Myers Industries, Inc.Monica Vinay, Director, Investor Relations & Communications, 330-761-6212