KapStone Paper and Packaging Corporation (KS)
Q1 2010 Earnings Call
May 6, 2010 3:00 pm ET
Roger Stone - Chairman and CEO
Andrea Tarbox - CFO
Fritz von Carp - Sage Asset Management
Michael French - Morgan Joseph
Steve Chercover - D.A. Davidson
Rob Young - William Smith & Company
Aaron Holloway- Stephens
Jack Ripstein - Potrero Capital
Adam Ritzer - CRT Capital
Tim Priadle - West Creek Capital
Welcome to the First Quarter 2010 KapStone Paper and Packaging Corporation Earnings Call. During the presentation, all participants will be in a listen-only mode. After the speakers' remarks, you will be invited to participate in a question-and-answer session. As a reminder this conference is being recorded.
Before we begin, the company has asked me to read the following statements. The information in this earnings call contains certain forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Federal Securities Law. These statements reflect management’s expectations regarding future events and operating performance and speak only as of May 6, 2010.
These forward-looking statements involve a number of risks and uncertainties. A list of the factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those expressed in or underlined any forward-looking statements can be found in company’s filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission such as it's annually and quarterly report. The company disclaims any obligation to revise or update such statement to reflect the occurrence within after the date of this earnings call.
I will now like to turn the conference over to your host for today’s call Mr. Roger Stone, Chairman and CEO of KapStone. Please proceed.