Brush Engineered Materials Inc. (BW) Q2 2010 Earnings Call July 30, 2010 11:00 am ET Executives Michael Hasychak - VP, Treasurer and Secretary Dick Hipple - Chairman, President and CEO John Grampa - SVP Finance and CFO Jim Marrotte - VP and Corporate Controller Analysts Chuck Murphy - Sidoti & Company Avinash Kant - D. A. Davidson Anthony Sorrentino - Sorrentino Metals Mark Parr - KeyBanc Capital Markets Yvonne Varano - Jefferies & Company Rob Young - Wm Smith & Company Mario Gabelli - Gabelli & Company PresentationOperator
Greetings and welcome to the Brush Engineered Materials Second 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, Michael Hasychak, Vice President, Treasurer and Secretary for Brush Engineered Materials, Inc. Thank you. You may begin. Michael Hasychak This is Mike Hasychak. With me today is Dick Hipple, our Chairman, President and CEO; John Grampa, Senior Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer; and Jim Marrotte, Vice President and Corporate Controller. Our format for today's conference call is as follows. John Grampa will comment on the second quarter 2010 results and the outlook, and Dick Hipple will give a market update. Thereafter, we will open up the teleconference call for questions. A recorded playback of this call will be available until August 14th by dialing area code 877-660-6853, account number 286 and conference ID number 353877. The call will also be archived on the company's website beminc.com. To access the replay, click on Events and Presentations on the Investor page.