Consistent with its previous reporting practices, Kennametal Inc. has announced that it will release its fourth-quarter financial results Wednesday, August 1, 2001. The results will be made available in an early morning news release and will be discussed in a conference that will be broadcast live over the Internet at 10:00 a.m. The conference will include a review of the company's fourth- quarter results and expectations for the new fiscal year.
The live conference can be accessed by visiting the Investor Relations section of Kennametal's corporate web site: http://www.kennametal.com/ and following the prompt at the top of the page. The conference will be archived online two hours after completion of the call and will be available for replay for 30 days. Participants who wish to access the webcast must have a computer with a soundcard and speaker(s) and are encouraged to visit Kennametal's website at least 30 minutes prior to the conference to conduct a pre-event system test.
Kennametal Inc. aspires to be the premier tooling solutions supplier in the world with operational excellence throughout the value chain and best-in- class manufacturing and technology. Kennametal strives to deliver superior shareowner value through top-tier financial performance. The company provides customers a broad range of technologically advanced tools, tooling systems and engineering services aimed at improving customers' manufacturing competitiveness. With 13,000 employees worldwide, the corporation's annual sales are approximately $1.8 billion, with a third coming from sales outside the United States. Kennametal has been named one of the Best Places to Work in Pennsylvania and is represented in more than 60 countries. Kennametal operations in Europe are headquartered in Furth, Germany. Kennametal Asia Pacific operations are headquartered in Singapore.
SOURCE: Kennametal Inc.
Contact: Beth A. Riley, Investor Relations of Kennametal,