Blount International, Inc. (
Q3 2010 Earnings Conference Call
November 3, 2010 1:00 PM ET
Josh Collins – Chairman, President and CEO
Calvin Jenness – SVP and CFO
Mark Rupe – Longbow Research
Alan Robinson – Royal Bank of Canada
Dax Vlassis – Gates Capital Management
Mike Henney (ph) – Benchmark Capital
Good morning or afternoon as the case may be for each of you, and welcome to the Blount International Inc. teleconference with Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Josh Collins and Mr. Calvin Jenness, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer.
My name is Keith and I will be your facilitator today. The conference will begin with a brief review of Q3 2010 results and the company’s outlook for the remainder of 2010 followed by a question and answer session.
At this time I would like to turn the call over to Mr. Jenness. Mr. Jenness you may begin.
Thank you. Good day everyone. This call is being broadcast live on the internet and recorded for future transmission and use by Blount and third parties. Participants in the call including in the Q&A session agree that their likeness and remarks may be stored and used as part of the earnings call.
Before Josh and I summarize the company’s performance, I’d like to remind everyone that the statements made in the course of this conference call regarding the company’s or management’s intentions, hopes, beliefs, guidance ranges or other expectations for the future are forward looking statements as defined by the Securities Litigation Reform Act from 1995. Those statements involve risk and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially.