Balchem Corporation. (BCPC) Q1 2010 Earnings Call May 4, 2010 02:00 pm ET Executives Frank Fitzpatrick - CFO Dino Rossi - Chairman, President and CEO Analysts Daniel Rizzo - Sidoti & Company Greg Garner - Singular Research Jack Balsam - Private Investors Lawrence Goldstein - CNP Asset Management Brian Lawson - Morgan Capital Management Frank Armitrose - Stock Advisors Operator
Greetings and welcome to the Balchem Corporation’s first quarter 2010 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, Mr. Fitzpatrick you may now begin. Frank Fitzpatrick Thank you for joining our conference call this afternoon to discuss the results of Balchem Corporation for the period ending March 31, 2010. 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 expectations 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 expectations including risks and factors identified in Balchem’s Form 10-K. Forward-looking statements are qualified in there entirety by this cautionary statement. The financial information that is referenced to this meeting was disclosed this morning in our quarterly press release at 9:30 a.m. Eastern Time. I will now turn the call over to Dino Rossi our President, Chairman and CEO.