BLUFFTON, Ind., Feb. 6, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Franklin Electric Co., Inc. (Nasdaq:FELE) will release its fourth quarter and fiscal year 2012 earnings at 4:05pm EST on Wednesday, February 20, 2013. A conference call to review earnings and other developments in the business will commence at 5:00pm EST. The fourth quarter and fiscal year 2012 earnings call will be available via a live webcast. The webcast will be available in a listen only mode by going to: Listen via Internet: http://investor.shareholder.com/media/eventdetail.cfm?eventid=125228&CompanyID=FELE&e=1&mediaKey=C4B19AAFCE9C290E8A6AC02D50918CEB Schedule this webcast into MS-Outlook calendar (click open when prompted): http://apps.shareholder.com/PNWOutlook/t.aspx?m=57675&k=D24BBCC9 Telephone: 877-643-7158 International: 914-495-8565 A replay of the conference call will be available Wednesday, February 20, 2013 at 8pm EST through midnight EST on Saturday, March 2, 2013, by dialing 855-859-2056 for domestic calls and 404-537-3406 for international calls. The replay passcode is 97821760. Franklin Electric is a global leader in the production and marketing of systems and components for the movement of water and automotive fuels. Recognized as a technical leader in its specialties, Franklin Electric serves customers around the world in residential, commercial, agricultural, industrial, municipal, and fueling applications. The Franklin Electric Co., Inc. logo is available at http://www.globenewswire.com/newsroom/prs/?pkgid=7351 "Safe Harbor" Statement under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Any forward-looking statements contained herein, including those relating to market conditions or the Company's financial results, costs, expenses or expense reductions, profit margins, inventory levels, foreign currency translation rates, liquidity expectations, business goals and sales growth, involve risks and uncertainties, including but not limited to, risks and uncertainties with respect to regional or general economic and currency conditions, various conditions specific to the Company's business and industry, new housing starts, weather conditions, market demand, competitive factors, changes in distribution channels, supply constraints, effect of price increases, raw material costs and availability, technology factors, integration of acquisitions, litigation, government and regulatory actions, the Company's accounting policies, and other risks which are detailed in the Company's Securities and Exchange Commission filings, included in Item 1A of Part I of the Company's Annual Report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2011, Exhibit 99.1 attached thereto and in Item 1A of Part II of the Company's Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q. These risks and uncertainties may cause actual results to differ materially from those indicated by the forward-looking statements. All forward-looking statements made herein are based on information currently available, and, except as required by law, the Company assumes no obligation to update any forward-looking statements.
CONTACT: Franklin Electric Co., Inc. John J. Haines (VP, CFO, Secretary) 260-824-2900