Chart Industries, Inc. (GTLS)
Q2 2012 Earnings Call
August 2, 2012 10:30 AM ET
Michael Biehl – EVP, CFO and Treasurer
Sam Thomas – Chairman, President, and CEO
Jeff Spittel – Global Hunter Securities
Eric Stine – Craig-Hallum
Rob Brown – Lake Street
Chase Jacobson – William Blair
Greg McKinley – Dougherty
Jagadish Iyer – Piper Jaffray
Martin Malloy – Johnson
Bill Priebe – Geneva Cap Management
Good morning. And welcome to the Chart Industries Incorporated 2012 Second Quarter Earnings Conference Call. All lines have been placed on mute to prevent any background noise. After the speaker’s remarks, there will be a question-and-answer session. As a reminder, today’s call is being recorded.
You should have already received the company’s earnings release that was issued earlier this morning. If you have not received the release, you may access it by visiting the chart’s website at www.chartindustries.com. A telephone replay of today’s broadcast will be available following the conclusion of the call until Friday, August 17. The replay information is contained in the company’s earnings release.
Before we begin, the company would like to remind you that statements made during this call that are not historical in fact are forward looking statements. Forward-looking statements involve risks and uncertainties that could cause actual events or results to differ materially from those expressed or implied in the forward-looking statement.
For further information about important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those expressed or implied in the forward-looking statements, please refer to the information regarding forward-looking statements and risk factors included in the company’s earnings release, the latest filings with the SEC. These filings are available through the Investor Relations section of the company’s website or through the SEC website, www.sec.gov. The company undertakes no obligation to update publicly or revise any forward-looking statement.