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GrafTech International's CEO Discusses Q2 2011 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

Stock quotes in this article: GTI

GrafTech International Ltd. ( GTI)

Q2 2011 Earnings Call

July 28, 2011 11:00 AM ET

Executives

Kelly Taylor – Director, IR and Corporate Communications

Craig Shular – Chairman and CEO

Analysts

Luke Folta – Jefferies

Ian Zaffino – Oppenheimer

Michael Gambardella – JPMorgan

Tim Hayes – Davenport & Company

Mark Parr – KeyBanc

Chitra Sundaram – Cardinal Capital

Eric Glover – Canaccord

Presentation

Operator

Good morning, my name Tia, and I will be the conference operator today. At this time, I would like to welcome everyone to the GrafTech second quarter 2011 earnings conference call. All lines have been placed on mute to prevent any background noise.

After the speakers’ remarks, there will be a question-and-answer session. (Operator instructions)

Thank you, I would now like to turn the call over to your host Ms. Kelly Taylor. Ma’am, you may begin.

Kelly Taylor

Thank you, Tia. Good morning and welcome to GrafTech International’s second quarter 2011 conference call. On the call today is GrafTech’s Chief Executive Officer, Craig Shular and our Chief Financial Officer, Lindon Robertson.

We issued our earnings release this morning. If you do not receive a copy, please contact Marie Nor at 216-676-2160 and she will be happy to fax or email a copy to you.

As a reminder, some of the matters discussed during this call may include forward-looking statements as defined in the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Please note the cautionary language about our forward-looking statements contained in our press release. That same language applies to this call.

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