The comments by Cooper's Chief Financial Officer David Barta will begin at approximately 9:30 a.m. local time in London.
A live audio webcast of the presentation will be available over the Internet through the Company's website, www.cooperindustries.com. The Company recommends that listeners download and install any necessary audio software at least 15 minutes prior to the presentation. An audio replay will be available on the website through May 14, 2011.
Cooper's presentation may include references to non-GAAP financial measures. In the event non-GAAP measures are used in the presentation, Cooper will post a reconciliation of those measures to the most directly comparable GAAP measures in the "Investors" section of the Company's website, www.cooperindustries.com.
About Cooper Industries
Cooper Industries plc (NYSE: CBE) is a global electrical products manufacturer with 2010 revenues of $5.1 billion. Founded in 1833, Cooper's sustained success is attributable to a constant focus on innovation, evolving business practices while maintaining the highest ethical standards, and meeting customer needs. The Company has seven operating divisions with leading market positions and world-class products and brands including: Bussmann electrical and electronic fuses; Crouse-Hinds and CEAG explosion-proof electrical equipment; Halo and Metalux lighting fixtures; and Kyle and McGraw-Edison power systems products. With this broad range of products, Cooper is uniquely positioned for several long-term growth trends including the global infrastructure build-out, the need to improve the reliability and productivity of the electric grid, the demand for higher energy-efficient products and the need for improved electrical safety. In 2010 fifty-nine percent of total sales were to customers in the industrial and utility end-markets and thirty-nine percent of total sales were to customers outside the United States. Cooper has manufacturing facilities in 21 countries as of 2010. For more information, visit the website at www.cooperindustries.com.
For information contact: Dan Swenson Cooper Industries 713-209-8484 [email protected]