Blount International, Inc. Invites You to Join Its First Quarter Conference Call on the Web

Apr 16, 2001, 01:00 ET from Blount International, Inc.

     MONTGOMERY, Ala., April 16 /PRNewswire/ -- In conjunction with Blount
 International, Inc.'s (NYSE:   BLT) First Quarter earnings release, you are
 invited to listen to its conference call that will be broadcast live over the
 Internet on Tuesday, April 17, 2001 at 2:00 PM Eastern Time with Harold
 Layman, President and Chief Executive Officer, Rodney Blankenship, Senior Vice
 President and Chief Financial Officer and John Marshall, Senior Vice President
 of Administration and Treasurer of Blount International, Inc.
 
     What:      Blount International, Inc. First Quarter Earnings Release
 
     When:      Tuesday, April 17, 2001 at 2 PM Eastern Time (1 PM Central Time
                and 11 AM Pacific Time)
 
     Where:     http://www.videonewswire.com/BLOUNT/041701/
 
 
     How:       Live over the Internet -- Simply log on to the web at the
                address above
 
     Contact:   John D. Marshall, Senior Vice President of Administration and
                Treasurer, 334-244-4360
 
     Headquartered in Montgomery, Alabama, Blount International, Inc. is a
 diversified international company operating in three principal business
 segments:  Outdoor Products; Sporting Equipment; and Industrial and Power
 Equipment.  Blount International, Inc. sells its products in more than 100
 countries around the world.  For more information about Blount International,
 Inc., please visit our website at http://www.blount.com .
 
     If you are unable to participate during the live webcast, the call will be
 archived on the Web site www.blount.com .  To access the replay, click on
 Investor Relations.
 
     (Minimum Requirements to listen to broadcast:  The RealPlayer software,
 downloadable free from www.real.com/products/player/index.html , and at least
 a 14.4Kbps connection to the Internet.  If you experience problems listening
 to the broadcast, send an email to webmaster@vdat.com .)
 
 

SOURCE Blount International, Inc.
     MONTGOMERY, Ala., April 16 /PRNewswire/ -- In conjunction with Blount
 International, Inc.'s (NYSE:   BLT) First Quarter earnings release, you are
 invited to listen to its conference call that will be broadcast live over the
 Internet on Tuesday, April 17, 2001 at 2:00 PM Eastern Time with Harold
 Layman, President and Chief Executive Officer, Rodney Blankenship, Senior Vice
 President and Chief Financial Officer and John Marshall, Senior Vice President
 of Administration and Treasurer of Blount International, Inc.
 
     What:      Blount International, Inc. First Quarter Earnings Release
 
     When:      Tuesday, April 17, 2001 at 2 PM Eastern Time (1 PM Central Time
                and 11 AM Pacific Time)
 
     Where:     http://www.videonewswire.com/BLOUNT/041701/
 
 
     How:       Live over the Internet -- Simply log on to the web at the
                address above
 
     Contact:   John D. Marshall, Senior Vice President of Administration and
                Treasurer, 334-244-4360
 
     Headquartered in Montgomery, Alabama, Blount International, Inc. is a
 diversified international company operating in three principal business
 segments:  Outdoor Products; Sporting Equipment; and Industrial and Power
 Equipment.  Blount International, Inc. sells its products in more than 100
 countries around the world.  For more information about Blount International,
 Inc., please visit our website at http://www.blount.com .
 
     If you are unable to participate during the live webcast, the call will be
 archived on the Web site www.blount.com .  To access the replay, click on
 Investor Relations.
 
     (Minimum Requirements to listen to broadcast:  The RealPlayer software,
 downloadable free from www.real.com/products/player/index.html , and at least
 a 14.4Kbps connection to the Internet.  If you experience problems listening
 to the broadcast, send an email to webmaster@vdat.com .)
 
 SOURCE  Blount International, Inc.