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August 03, 2012 9:00 am ET
Carol Knies - Senior Director of Investor Relations
James R. Bolch - Chief Executive Officer, President and Director
Phillip A. Damaska - Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President
Nicholas J. Iuanow - Senior Vice President of Corporate Development and Corporate Treasurer
Kelly A. Dougherty - Macquarie Research
Craig E. Irwin - Wedbush Securities Inc., Research Division
Kirk Ludtke - CRT Capital Group LLC, Research Division
Jeff Osborne - Stifel, Nicolaus & Co., Inc., Research Division
Ladies and gentlemen, thank you for standing by, and welcome to the Exide Technologies Fiscal 2013 First Quarter Results Call. [Operator Instructions] Thank you.
I would now like to turn the conference over to Carol Knies, Senior Director, Investor Relations. You may begin your conference.
Good morning, and thank you for joining us. You may view the slide presentation for today's discussion on our website at www.exide.com. The presentation is located on the Investor Relations homepage, under Events. On the call today is Jim Bolch, President and Chief Executive Officer; and Phil Damaska, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer.
At this time, I'll review our Safe Harbor statement, then we will provide details of Exide's fiscal 2013 first quarter results as of June 30, 2012, followed by a question-and-answer period.
Listeners should be aware that certain statements on this call may constitute forward-looking statements as defined by the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. As such, they involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that may cause the actual or expected results of the company to be materially different from any results expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. These factors are enumerated in further detail in the company's most recent Form 10-Q filed yesterday, August 2, 2012, with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission. Any statements made during this call are made as of today and the company undertakes no obligation to update any of these statements in the future.