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Before we begin I’d like to remind you of our forward-looking statements. Gentex Corporation will make forward-looking statements in this presentation related to its financial results in the second quarter and first six months and beyond that are based on preliminary data and are subject to risk and uncertainties. These forward-looking statements are based on management’s belief, assumptions, current expectation, estimates and projections about the global automotive industry, the economy, the ability to control and leverage fixed manufacturing overhead costs, unit shipment and net sales growth, product mix, the ability to control ER&D and SG&A expenses, gross margins and the company itself.
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