IDEX Corporation ( IEX) Q4 2011 Earnings Call February 7, 2012, 10:30 a.m. ET Executives Michael J. Yates – Vice President, CAO Andrew K. Silvernail – CEO Heath A. Mitts – CFO, VP – Corporate Finance Analysts Jim Lucas – Janney Montgomery Scott Scott Graham – Jefferies & Co. Matt Summerville – Keybanc Capital Markets Robert Barry – UBS Allison Poliniak – Wells Fargo Securities, Llc Charles Brady – BMO Capital Markets PresentationOperator
Good morning. My name is Kristen, and I’ll be your conference operator today. At this time, I would like to welcome everyone to the IDEX Corporation Q4 2011 Earnings Conference Call. All lines have been placed on mute to prevent any background noise. After the speakers’ remarks there will be a question-and-answer session. (Operator Instructions). Thank you. At this time I would like to turn the call over to our host Mr. Michael Yates, Vice President and Chief Accounting Officer. Please go ahead. Michael J. Yates Thank you, Kristen. Good morning, everyone, and thank you for joining us for our discussion of the IDEX 2011 financial highlights. Last night we issued a press release outlining our company’s financial and operating performance for the 3 and 12-month periods ended December 31, 2011. The press release, along with the presentation slides to be used during today’s webcast, can be accessed on our company’s website at www.idexcorp.com. Joining me today from IDEX management are Andy Silvernail, our Chairman and CEO; and Heath Mitts, Vice President and Chief Financial Officer.