W. R. Grace & Co. (NYSE: GRA) announced today that Hudson La Force, the company’s Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, is scheduled to present at the Credit Suisse Annual Chemical and Ag Science Conference in New York City on Wednesday, September 12. Scheduled to begin at 8:00 a.m. ET, the presentation will be simultaneously webcast and posted on the company’s website. To listen to the audio webcast or to view the presentation slides, go to www.grace.com and click on the webcast link in the Investor Information section. A replay of the webcast will be available until December 12, 2012. About Grace Grace is a leading global supplier of catalysts; engineered and packaging materials; and, specialty construction chemicals and building materials. The company’s three industry-leading business segments—Grace Catalysts Technologies, Grace Materials Technologies and Grace Construction Products—provide innovative products, technologies and services that enhance the quality of life. Grace employs approximately 6,000 people in over 40 countries and had 2011 net sales of $3.2 billion. More information about Grace is available at www.grace.com.
Jefferies analysts note that recent construction spending data indicates a cycle rotation away from construction-exposed names and toward industrial- and durable goods-levered firms could be playing out.