BLUFFTON, Ind., Oct. 18, 2010 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Franklin Electric Co., Inc. (Nasdaq:FELE) will release its third quarter 2010 earnings at 4:05pm EDT on Monday November 1, 2010. A conference call to review earnings and other developments in the business will commence at 5:00pm EDT. The third quarter 2010 earnings call will be available via a live webcast. The webcast will be available in a listen only mode by going to: http://investor.shareholder.com/media/eventdetail.cfm?mediaid=44629&c=FELE&mediakey=93B2EFCCC80E460D42F6E022DCDEAF80&e=0 You can add this webcast into your MS-Outlook calendar by clicking on the following link: http://apps.shareholder.com/PNWOutlook/t.aspx?m=44629&k=38CA4F75 If you intend to ask questions during the call, please dial in using 877-643-7158 for domestic calls and 914-495-8565 for international calls. A replay of the conference call will be available Monday November 1, 2010 at 8pm EDT through midnight EST on Monday November 8, 2010, by dialing 800-642-1687 for domestic calls and 706-645-9291 for international calls. The replay passcode is 19322096. Franklin Electric is a global leader in the production and marketing of systems and components for the movement of water and automotive fuels. Recognized as a technical leader in its specialties, Franklin Electric serves customers around the world in residential, commercial, agricultural, industrial, municipal, and fueling applications. The Franklin Electric Co., Inc. logo is available athttp:// www.globenewswire.com/newsroom/prs/?pkgid=7351 "Safe Harbor" Statement under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Any forward-looking statements contained herein, including those relating to the Company's financial results, business goals and sales growth, involve risks and uncertainties, including but not limited to, risks and uncertainties with respect to general economic and currency conditions, various conditions specific to the Company's business and industry, weather conditions, new housing starts, market demand, competitive factors, changes in distribution channels, supply constraints, technology factors, litigation, government and regulatory actions, the Company's accounting policies, future trends, and other risks which are detailed in the Company's Securities and Exchange Commission filings, included in Item 1A of Part I of the Company's Annual Report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ending January 2, 2010, Exhibit 99.1 attached thereto and in Item 1A of Part II of the Company's Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q. These risks and uncertainties may cause actual results to differ materially from those indicated by the forward-looking statements. All forward-looking statements made herein are based on information currently available, and the Company assumes no obligation to update any forward-looking statements.
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