RONKONKOMA, N.Y., April 28, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Lakeland Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ: LAKE), a leading global manufacturer of industrial protective clothing for industry, municipalities, healthcare and to first responders on the federal, state and local levels, today announced a preliminary schedule for reporting of its financial results for fiscal year 2015 ended January 31, 2015.
Due to the ongoing exploration of strategic alternatives and other issues relating to the Company's operations in Brazil, management of Lakeland Industries intends to submit a Form 12b-25 with the Securities and Exchange Commission for an extension of the filing of the annual report on Form 10-K by May 1, 2015, which is the final day of the allowable financial reporting period for the fiscal year ended January 31, 2015. Prior to the 12b-25 filing, the Company also intends to make a separate announcement pertaining to certain developments relating to its operations in Brazil following approval by its Board of Directors. The Company expects to announce its fiscal 2015 year-end results as soon as practical. While there are no assurances as to the exact date for the financial results announcement and investment community conference call to discuss the results, the Company presently expects the results announcement and conference call to take place by the middle of May.
About Lakeland Industries, Inc.:
Lakeland Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ: LAKE) manufactures and sells a comprehensive line of safety garments and accessories for the industrial protective clothing market. The Company's products are sold by a direct sales force and through independent sales representatives to a network of over 1,200 safety and mill supply distributors. These distributors in turn supply end user industrial customers such as chemical/petrochemical, automobile, steel, glass, construction, smelting, janitorial, pharmaceutical and high technology electronics manufacturers, as well as hospitals and laboratories. In addition, Lakeland supplies federal, state, and local government agencies, fire and police departments, airport crash rescue units, the Department of Defense, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and many other federal and state agencies. For more information concerning Lakeland, please visit the Company online at www.lakeland.com.
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