Valmont Industries' CEO Discusses Q2 2012 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

Valmont Industries, Inc. (VMI)

Q2 2012 Earnings Call

July 25, 2012 9:00 a.m. ET

Executives

Jeffrey S. Laudin - Investor Relations

Mogens C. Bay - Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

Mark C. Jaksich - Vice President and Controller

Terry McClain, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

Analysts

Schon Williams - BB&T Capital Markets
Carter Shoop – KeyBanc Capital Markets
Brent Thielman – D.A. Davidson
Arnold Ursaner – CJS Securities

Brian Drab – William Blair

Jeffrey Beach – Stifel Nicolaus

Jon Braatz – Kansas City Capital

Presentation

Operator

Good morning. My name is Holly, and I'll be your conference operator today. At this time, I would like to welcome everyone to the Valmont Industries, Second Quarter 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)

I'll now turn the call over to Jeff Laudin. Please go ahead, sir.

Jeff Laudin

Thank you, Holly. Welcome to the Valmont Industries' Second Quarter Earnings Conference Call. With me today are Mogens Bay, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer; Terry McClain, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer; and Mark Jaksich, Vice President and Corporate Controller.

Before we begin please note, this discussion is subject to our disclosure on forward-looking statements, which applies to today's talk and will be read in full at the end of the call. The instructions for accessing a replay of this call can be found in our press release.

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