Graftech International CEO Discusses Q4 2011 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

Graftech International, Ltd. ( GTI)

Q4 2011 Earnings Call

February 23, 2012 11:00 am ET

Executives

Anita Fontana, Manager, Investor Relations

Craig S. Shular, Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer

Lindon G. Robertson, Vice President & Chief Financial Officer

Analysts

Luke Folta – Jefferies & Company, Inc.

Ian A. Zaffino – Oppenheimer & Co. Inc.

Timothy Hayes – Davenport & Company

Philip Gibbs – KeyBanc Capital Market

Charles Bradford – Bradford Research, Inc.

Daniel Whalen – Auriga USA

Luke Folta – Jefferies & Company, Inc.

Presentation

Operator

Good morning. My name is Stephanie, and I will be your conference operator today. At this time, I would like to welcome everyone to the GrafTech Fourth Quarter and Year End 2011 Earnings 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.

I would now like to turn the conference over to your host, Anita Fontana. Ma’am, you may begin.

Anita Fontana

Thank you, Stephanie. Good morning and welcome to GrafTech International’s Fourth Quarter and Year End 2011 Conference Call. On the call today is GrafTech’s Chief Executive Officer, Craig Shular and our Chief Financial Officer, Lindon Roberton.

We issued our earnings release this morning. If you did not receive a copy, please contact Marie Nor at 216-676-2160 and she will be happy to fax or email a copy to you. As a reminder, some of the matters discussed during this call may include forward-looking statements as defined in the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Please note the cautionary language about our forward-looking statements contained in our press release. That same language applies to this call.

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