A123 Systems' CEO Discusses Q2 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

A123 Systems, Inc. (AONE)

Q2 2012 Earnings Call

August 08, 2012 08:00 am ET

Executives

Garo Toomajanian - IR, ICR

Dave Vieau - President and CEO

David Prystash - Chief Financial Officer

Analysts

Dan Galves - Deutsche Bank

Amir Rozwadowski - Barclays

Tom Daniels - Stifel Nicolaus

Presentation

Operator

Good day, ladies and gentlemen and welcome to the A123 Systems Second Quarter 2012 Conference Call. At this time, all participants are in a listen-only mode. Later, we will hold a question-and-answer session and instructions will follow at that time. (Operator Instructions) As a reminder, this call is being recorded.

I would now like to turn the conference over to your Garo Toomajanian. Please go ahead.

Garo Toomajanian

Thank you. Good morning and welcome to A123 Systems' earnings call for the second quarter of 2012. With me on the call today are Dave Vieau, A123's President and CEO, and David Prystash, Chief Financial Officer. In addition to prepared remarks, we have posted supplementary slides related to this call on our IR website at ir.a123systems.com under events and presentations.

Before we begin the call, please allow me to read the following statement to inform you of certain Safe Harbor provisions under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. During the course of this conference call, we will discuss our business outlook and make other forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Safe Harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995.

Such statements are only predictions based on management's current expectations. Actual events or results could differ materially from those predictions due to a number of risks and uncertainties, including those discussed in our Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2011 and Form 10-Q for the quarter ended March 31, 2012.

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