HOUSTON, Aug. 2, 2010 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Houston Wire & Cable Company (Nasdaq:HWCC) will hold a conference call on Monday, August 9, 2010 at 10:00 a.m. CT to discuss second quarter results. Hosting the call will be Charles Sorrentino, President & Chief Executive Officer, and Nicol Graham, Vice President & Chief Financial Officer.
 Date:	August 9, 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=43697&k=65DA731E

Approximately two hours after the call concludes, a replay will be available. This audio replay will be available until August 16, 2010. Interested parties should use the following replay phone numbers:
 Toll: 719-457-0820 Toll free: 888-203-1112 Replay Passcode: 2462450

About the Company

With nearly 35 years experience in the industry, Houston Wire & Cable Company is one of the largest distributors of wire and cable in the U.S. industrial distribution market. Headquartered in Houston, Texas, HWCC has sales and distribution facilities in Atlanta, Baton Rouge, Charlotte, Chicago, Denver, Houston, Kansas City, Los Angeles, New Iberia, Olive Branch, Philadelphia, San Francisco, Seattle, Sulphur and Tampa.

Standard stock items available for immediate delivery include continuous and interlocked armor, instrumentation, medium voltage, high temperature, portable cord, power cables, mechanical wire and cable and related hardware 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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