Ionics, Incorporated to Make First Quarter Earnings Conference Call Accessible via the Internet

Apr 18, 2001, 01:00 ET from Ionics, Incorporated

    WATERTOWN, Mass., April 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Ionics, Incorporated
 (NYSE:   ION) announced today that it will broadcast its first quarter earnings
 conference call via the Internet.  The call will take place on Monday, April
 30, 2001, at 2:00PM EST, following the release of Ionics' quarterly financial
 results.  The call will be accessible through Ionics' home page, at
 www.ionics.com.  Recorded replays of the earnings conference call will be
 available on the web site beginning at 5:00PM that day.
     To experience this conference call over the Internet, you need sound
 capabilities on your personal computer and installation of RealPlayer.
 RealPlayer is available at no cost for Windows 95/98, Windows 3.1, Windows NT,
 Macintosh, and UNIX.  Ionics encourages listeners to have these capabilities
 installed before the conference call begins.  RealPlayer can be found at the
 following link: www.real.com/player/index.html?src=downloadr
     For more information, visit Ionics' web site at www.ionics.com or call
 877/946-6427 (9 IONICS) toll-free in the United States and Canada.
     Ionics is a global separations technology company involved in the
 manufacture and sale of membranes, equipment and own and operate services for
 the purification, disinfection, concentration, treatment and analysis of
 water, wastewater and ultrapure water.  Over a period of more than 50 years
 Ionics has built more desalination plants than any company in the world.
 Ionics has been a pioneer in purified water with its worldwide five-gallon
 brand, Aqua Cool(R) Pure Bottled Water.
 
     Safe-harbor statement under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act
 of 1995: Forward-looking statements in this news release involve risk and
 uncertainty.  The statements contained in this release which are not
 historical facts are forward-looking statements.  Important factors, including
 overall economic conditions, demand for Company products, raw material
 availability, availability of manufacturing capacity, technological and
 product development risks, competitors' actions, and other factors described
 in the Company's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission could
 cause actual results to differ materially.
 
      For more information, contact:
      Francine S. Bernitz, Vice President
      Marketing and Corporate Communications
      Ionics, Incorporated
      Tel: (617) 926-2510 ext. 312
      fbernitz@ionics.com
 
      Theodore G. Papastavros, Vice President
      Strategic Planning
      Ionics, Incorporated
      Tel: (617) 926-2510 ext. 221
      tpapastavros@ionics.com
 
 

SOURCE Ionics, Incorporated
    WATERTOWN, Mass., April 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Ionics, Incorporated
 (NYSE:   ION) announced today that it will broadcast its first quarter earnings
 conference call via the Internet.  The call will take place on Monday, April
 30, 2001, at 2:00PM EST, following the release of Ionics' quarterly financial
 results.  The call will be accessible through Ionics' home page, at
 www.ionics.com.  Recorded replays of the earnings conference call will be
 available on the web site beginning at 5:00PM that day.
     To experience this conference call over the Internet, you need sound
 capabilities on your personal computer and installation of RealPlayer.
 RealPlayer is available at no cost for Windows 95/98, Windows 3.1, Windows NT,
 Macintosh, and UNIX.  Ionics encourages listeners to have these capabilities
 installed before the conference call begins.  RealPlayer can be found at the
 following link: www.real.com/player/index.html?src=downloadr
     For more information, visit Ionics' web site at www.ionics.com or call
 877/946-6427 (9 IONICS) toll-free in the United States and Canada.
     Ionics is a global separations technology company involved in the
 manufacture and sale of membranes, equipment and own and operate services for
 the purification, disinfection, concentration, treatment and analysis of
 water, wastewater and ultrapure water.  Over a period of more than 50 years
 Ionics has built more desalination plants than any company in the world.
 Ionics has been a pioneer in purified water with its worldwide five-gallon
 brand, Aqua Cool(R) Pure Bottled Water.
 
     Safe-harbor statement under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act
 of 1995: Forward-looking statements in this news release involve risk and
 uncertainty.  The statements contained in this release which are not
 historical facts are forward-looking statements.  Important factors, including
 overall economic conditions, demand for Company products, raw material
 availability, availability of manufacturing capacity, technological and
 product development risks, competitors' actions, and other factors described
 in the Company's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission could
 cause actual results to differ materially.
 
      For more information, contact:
      Francine S. Bernitz, Vice President
      Marketing and Corporate Communications
      Ionics, Incorporated
      Tel: (617) 926-2510 ext. 312
      fbernitz@ionics.com
 
      Theodore G. Papastavros, Vice President
      Strategic Planning
      Ionics, Incorporated
      Tel: (617) 926-2510 ext. 221
      tpapastavros@ionics.com
 
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