Koppers Holdings, Inc. (KOP)
Q1 2010 Earnings Call
May 6, 2010 11:00 am ET
Mike Snyder - Director of IR
Walt Turner - President and CEO
Brian McCurrie - VP Global Carbon Materials & Chemicals and Acting CFO
Kristen McDuffy - Goldman Sachs
Lucy Watson - Jefferies
Steve Schwartz - First Analysis
Saul Ludwig - Northcoast Research
Rick Meena - Jacob Consultancy
Ladies and gentlemen, welcome to the Koppers Holdings first quarter 2010 earnings call on the 6th of May, 2010. Throughout today's recorded presentation, all participants will be in a listen-only mode. After the presentation, there will be an opportunity to ask questions. (Operator instructions)
I will now hand the conference over to Michael Snyder. Please go ahead, sir.
Good morning, everyone. Welcome to our first quarter conference call. My name is Mike Snyder and I am the Director of Investor Relations for Koppers.
At this time, each of you should have received a copy of our press release. If you haven’t, one is available on our website or else you can call Rose Salinsky at 412-227-2444 and we can either fax or e-mail you a copy.
Before we get started, I’d like to remind all of you that certain comments made during this conference call maybe characterized as forward-looking under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These forward-looking statements maybe affected by certain risks and uncertainties, including risks described in the company’s filings with the SEC.
In light of the significant uncertainties inherent in the forward-looking statements included in the company’s comments, you should not regard the inclusion of such information as a representation that its objectives, plans, and projected results will be achieved. The company’s actual results could differ materially from such forward-looking statements.