"Demand for machine tools continues to strengthen as a result of stronger global manufacturing activity and as a result, investor interest in our industry has increased. We look forward to participating in the Longbow Conference, where we'll have the opportunity to help investors understand the vitality and growth potential of the global machine tool sector," said Richard L. Simons, President and Chief Executive Officer.
Mr. Simons and Edward Gaio, Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, will be available to discuss the Company and the machine tool industry throughout the day.
About Hardinge Inc.
Hardinge is a global designer, manufacturer and distributor of machine tools, specializing in SUPER PRECISION™ and precision CNC Lathes, high performance Machining Centers, high-end cylindrical and jig Grinding Machines, and technologically advanced Workholding & Rotary Products. The Company's products are distributed to most of the industrialized markets around the world with approximately 77% of the 2010 sales outside of North America. Hardinge has a very diverse international customer base and serves a wide variety of end-user markets. This customer base includes metalworking manufacturers which make parts for a variety of industries, as well as a wide range of end users in the aerospace, agricultural, transportation, basic consumer goods, communications and electronics, construction, defense, energy, pharmaceutical and medical equipment, and recreation industries, among others. The Company has manufacturing operations in Switzerland, Taiwan, the United States, China and the United Kingdom. Hardinge's common stock trades on the NASDAQ Global Select Market under the symbol, "HDNG." For more information, please visit http://www.hardinge.com.
About Longbow Research
Longbow Research is an independent institutional equity research firm based in Independence, OH, with offices in San Francisco and New York City. Longbow provides bottom up fundamental research to institutional accounts throughout the U.S. and Canada. To learn more about Longbow Research visit www.longbowresearch.com.
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