ELMIRA, N.Y., April 25, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Hardinge Inc. (Nasdaq:HDNG), a leading international provider of advanced metal-cutting solutions, announced today that it will release its first quarter 2013 financial results before the opening of financial markets on Thursday, May 9, 2013, followed by a conference call and webcast at 11:00 a.m. ET. During the call and webcast, Richard L. Simons, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, and Edward J. Gaio, Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, will review the financial and operating results for the quarter, as well as the Company's strategy and outlook. A question and answer session will follow. The conference call can be accessed by calling (201) 689-8560. The listen-only audio webcast, along with a slide presentation that will accompany management's discussion, will be available at www.hardinge.com/ir/events . A telephonic replay will be available from 2:00 p.m. ET the day of the call through Thursday, May 16, 2013. To listen to the archived call, dial (858) 384-5517 and enter conference ID number 412301. Alternatively, the archive can be heard on the Company's website at www.hardinge.com/ir/events . A transcript will also be posted to the website, once available. About Hardinge Hardinge is a leading global designer and manufacturer of high precision, computer-controlled machine tool solutions developed for critical, hard to machine metal parts. The Company's strategy is to leverage its global brand strength to further penetrate global market opportunities where customers will benefit from the technologically advanced, high quality, reliable equipment Hardinge produces. With approximately 75% of its sales outside of North America, Hardinge serves the worldwide metal working market. Hardinge's machine tool solutions can also be found in a broad base of industries to include aerospace, agricultural, automotive, construction, consumer products, defense, energy, medical, technology and transportation.