HOUSTON, May 3, 2010 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Houston Wire & Cable Company (Nasdaq:HWCC) will hold a conference call on Monday, May 10, 2010 at 10:00 a.m. CT to discuss first quarter results. Hosting the call will be Charles Sorrentino, President & Chief Executive Officer, and Nicol Graham, Vice President & Chief Financial Officer.
 Date:   May 10, 2010 Time:   10:00 AM CT

Listen via Internet: http://ir.houwire.com/

Schedule this webcast into MS-Outlook calendar (click open when prompted): http://apps.shareholder.com/PNWOutlook/t.aspx?m=42363&k=EE6E8EF6

Approximately two hours after the call concludes, a replay will be available. This audio replay will be available until May 17, 2010. Interested parties should use the following replay phone numbers: Toll: 719-457-0820, Toll free: 888-203-1112, Replay Passcode: 6494483

About the Company

With more than 30 years experience in the electrical industry, Houston Wire & Cable Company is one of the largest distributors of specialty wire and cable and related services in the U.S. electrical distribution market. Headquartered in Houston, Texas, HWCC has sales and distribution facilities in Atlanta, Baton Rouge, Charlotte, Chicago, Denver, Houston, Los Angeles, Philadelphia, San Francisco, Seattle and Tampa.

Standard stock items available for immediate delivery include continuous and interlocked armor, instrumentation, medium voltage, high temperature, portable cord, power cables and private branded products, including LifeGuard(TM), a low-smoke, zero-halogen cable. HWCC's comprehensive value-added services include same-day shipping, knowledgeable sales staff, inventory management programs, just-in-time delivery, logistics support, customized internet-based ordering capabilities and 24/7/365 service.

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CONTACT:  Houston Wire & Cable Company          Hope M. Novosad, Manager, Investor Relations          713.609.2110          hnovosad@houwire.com

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