Balchem Corporation (BCPC)
Q2 2012 Earnings Conference Call
August 1, 2012 11:00 AM ET
Frank Fitzpatrick – CFO and Treasurer
Dino Rossi – Chairman, President and CEO
Tim Ramey – DA Davidson & Company
Daniel Rizzo – Sidoti & Company
Greg Garner – Singular Research
Andrew O’Connor – Harris Investments
Lenny Dunn – Freedom Investors Corporation
Lawrence Goldstein – Santa Monica Partners
Tony Polak – Maxim Group
Greetings and welcome to the Balchem Corporation Second Quarter 2012 Earnings Conference Call. At this time, all participants are in a listen-only mode. A brief question-and-answer session will follow the formal presentation. (Operator Instructions) As a reminder, this conference is being recorded.
It is now my pleasure to introduce your host, Frank Fitzpatrick, CFO for Balchem Corporation. Thank you, sir. You may begin.
Thank you. Ladies and gentlemen, thank you for joining our conference call this morning to discuss the results of Balchem Corporation for the period ending June 30, 2012. My name is Frank Fitzpatrick, Chief Financial Officer and hosting this call with me is Dino Rossi, our Chairman, President and CEO.
Following the advice of our counsel, auditors and the SEC, at this time, I would like to read our forward-looking statements. This release does contain or likely will contain forward-looking statements, which reflects Balchem’s expectation or beliefs concerning future events that involve risks and uncertainties. We can give no assurance that the expectations reflected in forward-looking statements will prove correct and various factors could cause results to differ materially from our expectation, including risks and factors identified in Balchem’s Form 10-K. Forward-looking statements are qualified in their entirety by this cautionary statement. The financial information that is referenced in this meeting was disclosed this morning in our quarterly press release at 9:30 a.m. Eastern Time.