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08/29/14Kennametal Management Meeting with Financial Community at Longbow Research Industrial Conference
LATROBE, Pa., Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kennametal Inc. (NYSE: KMT) announced today that Ben J. Stas, Vice President Manufacturing, Industrial Segment Americas, will meet with members of the financial community at the Longbow Research Industrial Manufacturing & Technology Conference on September 10, 2014 in New York City.  The presentation slides will be available on the company's website, www.kennametal.com, through October 10, 2014.  Once on the homepage, select "About Us", "Investor R... 
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08/19/14Kennametal CEO Cardoso To Retire In December
BOARD OF DIRECTORS COMMENCES SEARCH AS PART OF SEAMLESS TRANSITION LATROBE, Pa., Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kennametal Inc. (NYSE: KMT) today announced that Chairman, President and CEO Carlos Cardoso has decided to retire from the company effective on December 31, 2014. This will be a seamless leadership transition as the company's board of directors commences its search for Cardoso's successor, which members expect to complete before the end of the year.  The search process will consider ... 
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08/01/14Kennametal Management to Meet with Financial Community at Jefferies Global Industrial Conference
LATROBE, Pa., Aug. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kennametal Inc. (NYSE: KMT) announced today that Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer Carlos M. Cardoso will meet with various members of the financial community at the Jefferies Global Industrial Conference on Thursday, August 14, 2014, in New York City.  At this event, Mr. Cardoso is scheduled to present at 11:00 a.m. Eastern time.  The presentation slides and conference audio replay will be available on the company's website, www.kenna... 
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07/31/14Kennametal Announces Fourth Quarter & Fiscal 2014 Results
- Total sales growth of 15 percent; organic sales growth of 5 percent - Reported EPS of $0.57; adjusted EPS of $0.75 - Acquisition and restructuring charges of $17 million; divestiture of non-core business for $10 million cash - Fiscal year operating cash flow of $272 million LATROBE, Pa., July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kennametal Inc. (NYSE: KMT) today announced fiscal 2014 and fourth-quarter results. For fiscal 2014, the company reported earnings per diluted share (EPS) of $1.99, co... 
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07/11/14Kennametal (NYSE: KMT) Announces Conference Call & Webcast On Fourth Quarter And Fiscal 2014 Earnings
LATROBE, Pa., July 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- 10 a.m. Eastern Time, Thursday, July 31, 2014 Hosted by: Carlos M. Cardoso – Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer Frank P. Simpkins – Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Listen via real-time audio on the Kennametal website at www.kennametal.com  Select "About Us", "Investor Relations", and then "Events"   Replay available through September 2, 2014 Celebrating more than 75 years as an industrial technology leader, K... 
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06/11/14Kennametal Management to Meet with Financial Community In New York City
LATROBE, Pa., June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kennametal Inc. (NYSE: KMT) announced today that Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer Carlos M. Cardoso will meet with various members of the financial community in New York City on June 23-24, 2014. The related presentation slides will be available on the company's website, www.kennametal.com, through July 24, 2014. Once on the homepage, select "About Us", "Investor Relations" and then "Events." Celebrating more than 75 years as an in... 
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06/02/14Kennametal Named to Top 100 Innovative Organizations; Among CIO 100 Awards Recipients
LATROBE, Pa., June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kennametal Inc. (NYSE: KMT) announced today this it has been named to IDG's CIO magazine CIO 100 Awards, highlighting the top 100 innovative companies that effectively use IT to create business value. Kennametal received this honor for its revolutionary knowledge database called NOVO™ designed to support digital intelligence in application engineering, process planning and production operations accelerating productivity in customer manufacturing pro... 
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05/20/14Kennametal Names Industrial and Infrastructure Business Leaders:
Jeswant Gill Recruited to Lead Industrial Segment; James Kohosek Promoted to Lead Infrastructure Segment LATROBE, Pa., May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kennametal Inc. (NYSE: KMT) today announced the appointment of two executives, one recruited externally and another promoted from within, to lead its principal business segments. Effective June 9, 2014, Mr. Jeswant Gill, age 51, will become Kennametal vice president and executive vice president of the Industrial segment, with global resp... 
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05/12/14Kennametal Foundation Announces Scholarship Winners
LATROBE, Pa., May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Kennametal Foundation today announced five winners of its 2014 Kennametal Foundation Scholarships. Each winner receives $2,000 award renewable for up to four years of undergraduate study that they can use at any accredited U.S. college or university they choose.  "We are pleased to offer scholarships to these capable students, and wish them continued success in their academic careers," said Kennametal Chairman, President and CEO Carlos Cardoso. ... 
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05/08/14Kennametal CEO Debunks Manufacturing Myths and Calls on Industry Leaders to Remake the American Dream
LATROBE, Pa., May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kennametal Inc. (NYSE: KMT) Chairman, President and CEO Carlos Cardoso debunked common myths about manufacturing and encouraged manufacturing leaders to be the change the industry needs to remake the American dream as he addressed an audience as keynote speaker at the Industry Week Best Plants conference in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, on May 7. Visit Cardoso's interview with Industry Week from after the keynote. "If we don't turn these myths around, we won... 
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05/01/14Kennametal Announces Fiscal Third Quarter 2014 Results
- Total sales growth of 15 percent; organic sales growth of 3 percent - Reported EPS of $0.64; adjusted EPS of $0.74 - TMB acquisition on track; implementing restructuring actions - Year-to-date operating cash flow of $153 million LATROBE, Pa., May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kennametal Inc. (NYSE: KMT) today reported results for the fiscal third quarter 2014, with earnings per diluted share (EPS) of $0.64, compared with the prior year quarter EPS of $0.67. The current quarter adjusted E... 
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04/28/14Kennametal Management to Meet with Financial Community at Wells Fargo and KeyBanc Industrial Conferences
LATROBE, Pa., April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kennametal Inc. (NYSE: KMT) announced today that Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Frank P. Simpkins will meet with various members of the financial community in New York City at the upcoming Wells Fargo Industrial and Construction Conference on May 8, 2014. In addition, Mr. Simpkins will meet with various members of the financial community in Boston at the upcoming KeyBanc Industrial, Automotive & Transportation Conference on May 28, ... 
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04/16/14Celebrating community: 2013 campaign raises nearly $3.8M for residents in need
United Way of Westmoreland County's luncheon celebrates 2013 campaign, honors Kennametal Inc., other corporate contributors LATROBE, Pa., April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- During a lunchtime gathering on Wednesday, April 16 at the Conference Center at Saint Vincent College, United Way of Westmoreland County (UWWC) and its partners, including community donors, corporate supporters, nonprofit partners and volunteers, will celebrate the nearly $3.8M raised during its 2013 campaign. The afternoon wi... 
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04/16/14Kennametal Raises $1 Million for United Way; Marks 75-year Record
LATROBE, Pa., April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kennametal Inc. (NYSE: KMT) announced today that it raised $1M in support of the United Way and its agencies during the 2013 campaign, marking a record year for donations as the company celebrated its 75th anniversary. Kennametal Chairman, President and CEO Carlos Cardoso accepted the first-ever "Live United" award today given by The United Way of Westmoreland County to recognize the $1M campaign, as well as the company's longstanding and multiface... 
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04/08/14Kennametal (NYSE: KMT) Announces Conference Call & Webcast On Third Quarter Fiscal 2014 Earnings
LATROBE, Pa., April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- 10 a.m. Eastern Time, Thursday, May 1, 2014 Hosted by: Carlos M. Cardoso – Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer Frank P. Simpkins – Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Listen via real-time audio on the Kennametal website at www.kennametal.com Select "About Us", "Investor Relations", and then "Events" Replay available through June 2, 2014 Celebrating more than 75 years as an industrial technology leader, Kennametal Inc. d... 
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04/07/14Kennametal CEO Addresses Misconceptions about Manufacturing; Calls for New Understanding as Industrial Technology
LATROBE, Pa., April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kennametal Inc. (NYSE: KMT) Chairman, President and CEO Carlos Cardoso addresses misconceptions about manufacturing careers and challenges the industry to rebrand what it means to be a manufacturer today in a Manufacturing Engineering viewpoints column. With more than half-million manufacturing jobs available today, and 2.7 million Baby Boomers expected to retire in the next decade, Cardoso presents the truth about manufacturing and busts the myths... 
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03/27/14Kennametal Named Among PA's Best In-House Legal Departments
LATROBE, Pa., March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kennametal Inc. today announced that its Global Office of the General Counsel has been selected as one of Pennsylvania's Best In-House Legal Departments by The Legal Intelligencer, a Pennsylvania law journal. Kennametal is one of five companies to receive this honor, being selected for excellence in in-house management, using its small staff to initiate legal administration processes, ensuring the company remains ethically conscious and serving as a k... 
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03/20/14Kennametal Named Among The World's Most Ethical Companies for Third Consecutive Year
LATROBE, Pa., March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kennametal Inc. (NYSE: KMT) today announced that for the third year in a row, it has been named one of the World's Most Ethical Companies by The Ethisphere Institute, a leading independent organization dedicated to advancing and recognizing best practices in business ethics. "To be recognized for a third time as one of the world's most ethical companies is an outstanding honor and speaks volumes about the dedicated, talented team we have at Kennam... 
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03/19/14Kennametal Management to Meet with Financial Community In Chicago and at BB&T Commercial & Industrial Conference
LATROBE, Pa., March 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kennametal Inc. (NYSE: KMT) announced today that Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer Carlos M. Cardoso will meet with various members of the financial community in Chicago on March 25, 2014. In addition, Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Frank P. Simpkins will meet with various members of the financial community at the upcoming BB&T Commercial & Industrial Conference in Coral Gables on March 27, 2014. The presentatio... 
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02/19/14Kennametal Management to Meet with Financial Community In Boston, New York and Las Vegas at Upcoming Events
LATROBE, Pa., Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kennametal Inc. (NYSE: KMT) announced today that Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer Carlos M. Cardoso will meet with various members of the financial community in Boston on February 26, 2014. In addition, Mr. Cardoso will present at the Stifel Industrials Conference in New York City on February 27, 2014.  Mr. Cardoso is scheduled to present at 2:45 p.m. Eastern time at this event. Separately, Vice President and Chief Financial Office... 
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02/06/14Kennametal to Receive its Tenth Carnegie Science Honor with NOVO™ Digital Engineering Breakthrough
LATROBE, Pa., Feb. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kennametal Inc. (NYSE: KMT) announced today that Vice President of Product Engineering Fred Patterson, representing a team of product and software engineers, will be honored with a 2014 Carnegie Science Award in the Advanced Manufacturing category at a ceremony on May 9. The award recognizes the Kennametal team for its vision in developing NOVO™, a groundbreaking on-demand digital system designed to optimize and streamline manufacturing processes for Ke... 
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01/31/14Kennametal Management to Meet with Financial Community In Baltimore, Wilmington & Philadelphia
LATROBE, Pa., Jan. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kennametal Inc. (NYSE: KMT) announced today that Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer Carlos M. Cardoso will meet with various members of the financial community in Baltimore, Wilmington & Philadelphia on February 4-5, 2014. The presentation slides will be available on the company's website, www.kennametal.com, through March 7, 2014.  Once on the homepage, select "About Us", "Investor Relations" and then "Events." Celebrating its 7... 
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01/30/14Kennametal Announces Fiscal Second Quarter 2014 Results
- Organic sales growth of 2 percent - Reported EPS of $0.30; adjusted EPS of $0.52 - Year-to-date operating cash flow of $85 million - ATI's Tungsten Materials Business acquisition closed November 4, 2013 LATROBE, Pa., Jan. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kennametal Inc. (NYSE: KMT) today reported results for the fiscal second quarter 2014, with earnings per diluted share (EPS) of $0.30, compared with the prior year quarter EPS of $0.52. The current quarter adjusted EPS were $0.52, absent o... 
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01/10/14Kennametal (NYSE: KMT) Announces Conference Call & Webcast On Second Quarter Fiscal 2014 Earnings
LATROBE, Pa., Jan. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --  10 a.m. Eastern Time, Thursday, January 30, 2014 Hosted by: Carlos M. Cardoso – Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer Frank P. Simpkins – Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Listen via real-time audio on the Kennametal website at www.kennametal.com  Select "About Us", "Investor Relations", and then "Events" Replay available through March 3, 2014 Celebrating its 75th year as an industrial technology leader, Kennametal... 
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01/06/14Kennametal Leader Helen Patricia Receives Women in Manufacturing STEP Award
LATROBE, Pa., Jan. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kennametal Inc. (NYSE: KMT) announced today that Quality Assurance Manager Helen Patricia received honors in the 2nd  Women in Manufacturing STEP (Science, Technology, Engineering and Production) Awards presented by The Manufacturing Institute. Ms. Patricia was selected with 160 other woman recognized at all levels, from the factory floor to the C-suite, for demonstrating leadership excellence in modern manufacturing. "These 160 women are the faces o... 
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