IEC Electronics Corp. (IEC) F4Q 2011 (09/30/11) Earnings Conference Call December 8, 2011 10:00 AM EST Executives John Nesbett – IMS Barry Gilbert – Chairman and CEO Susan Topel-Samek – VP and CFO Analysts Mark Jordan – Noble Financial Scott Hodgson – MSI Fund Steve Shaw – Sidoti & Company Robert Littlehale – JPMorgan Chase PresentationOperator Greetings, and welcome to the IEC Electronics Fiscal 2011 Fourth Quarter and Year-End Earnings 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, Mr. John Nesbett of IMS. Thank you, Mr. Nesbett. You may now begin. John Nesbett Good morning and thank you for calling in. On the call this morning, we have Barry Gilbert, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, as well as Susan Topel-Samek, Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Before we get started, I would like to take a moment to read the Safe Harbor statement. This conference call contains certain forward-looking statements that involve risks and uncertainties including uncertainties associated with economic conditions in the electronics industry, particularly in the principal industry sectors served by the company; changes in the customer requirements and in the timing and volume of sales to principal customers; competition and technological change; the ability of the company to control manufacturing and operating costs; unforeseen product failures; and satisfactory relationships with vendors. The company’s actual results of operations may differ significantly from those contemplated by any forward-looking statements as a result of these and other factors, including factors set forth in the company’s 2010 annual report on Form 10-K and other filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.