W. R. Grace & Co. (NYSE: GRA) today announced that Fred E. Festa, the company's Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, is scheduled to present at the Jefferies 2013 Global Industrial Conference in New York City on Tuesday, August 13. Scheduled to begin at 2:00 p.m. EDT, 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 the webcast link in the Investor Information section. A replay of the presentation will be available until October 13, 2013. 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 6,500 people in over 40 countries and had 2012 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.