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Industrial Services of America, Inc. Announces Key Hire for WESSCO business unit

LOUISVILLE, KY (January 26, 2015) -- Industrial Services of America, Inc. (NASDAQ: IDSA), a company that buys, processes and markets ferrous and non-ferrous metals and other recyclable commodities, and offers waste management programs and equipment to commercial customers, today announced that industry veteran Tony Alvis has joined the company to further develop their growing Waste Equipment Sales and Service Company (WESSCO) and Computerized Waste Systems (CWS) divisions.

WESSCO owns, operates and maintains a fleet of compactors, balers and other waste handling and recycling equipment.  WESSCO recommends, sells, rents, and leases waste handling and recycling equipment to retail, commercial and industrial customers.  CWS offers waste and recycling-management programs to single and multi-location retail, commercial and industrial customers on a nationwide basis providing clients waste diversion and waste-cost minimization.

Mr. Alvis will focus his efforts on expanding the company’s waste management programs and equipment leasing to commercial customers.  Mr. Alvis has over 23 years of industry experience.  Prior to ISA, Mr. Alvis had roles of progressing responsibility with Rumpke of Indiana, Republic Services of Indiana, Ray’s Trash Service and Green City Recycling / In-N-Out Trash Services, culminating as General Manager with Green City.

Mr. Alvis will assume the role of Business Unit Manager for WESSCO, replacing Ron Meyer.  Mr. Meyer will retire but plans to continue assisting WESSCO in its sales and growth efforts.

“Combined with our renewed capital availability for the WESSCO business, we believe Tony’s hiring is another sign of our increased commitment to the growth of our waste management and equipment rental efforts,” said Sean Garber, President of ISA.  “We are very excited to focus on these business units and are fortunate to have someone with Tony’s experience join the team to help fuel our growth,” Mr. Garber continued.

ISA’s SEC filings are available for review at the Securities and Exchange Commission web site at http://www.sec.gov/edgar/searchedgar/companysearch.html.

About ISA 

Headquartered in Louisville, Kentucky, Industrial Services of America, Inc., is a publicly traded company that buys, processes and markets ferrous and non-ferrous metals and other recyclable commodities, and offers waste management programs and equipment to commercial customers. More information about ISA is available at www.isa-inc.com.

This news release contains forward-looking statements that involve risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ from predicted results.  Specific risks include fluctuations in the price of recycled materials, varying demand for waste managing systems, equipment and services, competitive pressures in waste managing systems and equipment, competitive pressures in the waste managing business, and loss of customers. Further information on factors that could affect ISA’s results is detailed in ISA’s filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. ISA undertakes no obligation to publicly release the results of any revisions to the forward-looking statements.

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