Xerium Technologies, Inc. (XRM)
Q2 2012 Earnings Call
August 7, 2012 9:00 AM ET
Kevin McDougall – EVP and General Counsel
Stephen Light – Chairman, President and CEO
Clifford Pietrafitta – EVP and CFO
Mark Tobin – ROTH Capital Partners
John Pace – Stone Harbor Investments
Swaraj Chowdhury – Dalton Investments
Richard Kus – Jefferies
John Koerber – Bennett Management
Thomas Howard – UBS
Ladies and gentlemen, welcome to the Xerium Technologies second quarter 2012 financial results conference call on August 7, 2012. I would now like to hand the conference over to Kevin McDougall, Executive Vice President and General Counsel.
Thank you and welcome to Xerium Technologies second quarter 2012 financial results conference call. Joining me this morning are Stephen Light, CEO, Chairman and President of Xerium Technologies, and Cliff Pietrafitta, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer.
Stephen will start the discussion this morning with an update on our progress and then we’ll provide further financial details with respect to the quarter. Subsequently, we will open the lines for questions.
Xerium Technologies financial results for the quarter were announced in a press release after market close on Monday, August 6, 2012. Notification of this call was broadly disclosed and this conference call is being webcast using the link on the Investor Relations home page on our website at www.xerium.com.
We have also posted a slide presentation on our website which we will refer to during this conference call. I’d also note that we’ll make comments today about future expectations, plans, and prospects for the company such as our general expectations for 2012.