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GrafTech International's CEO Discusses Q2 2012 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

GrafTech International Ltd. (GTI)

Q2 2012 Earnings Call

July 26, 2012 11:00 am ET

Executives

Kelly Taylor - Director, IR

Craig Shular - Chairman, President & CEO

Lindon Robertson - VP & CFO

Analysts

Luke Folta - Jefferies

Ian Zaffino - Oppenheimer

Arun Viswanathan - Longbow Research

Tim Hayes - Davenport

Philip Gibbs - KeyBanc Capital

Charles Bradford - Bradford Research

Presentation

Operator

Good morning. My name is Brooke and I will be your conference operator today. At this time, I would like to welcome everyone to the Graftech second quarter 2012 earnings call. All lines have been place 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, Kelly Taylor. Ma’am, you may begin.

Kelly Taylor

Thank you, Brooke. Good morning and welcome to Graftech International’s second quarter 2012 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 did not receive a copy, please contact [Marie Nor] at 216-676-2160 and she’ll 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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