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|Cooper Industries to Participate in Oppenheimer 3rd Annual Industrials Conference|
HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sept. 24, 2008--Cooper Industries, Ltd. (NYSE:CBE) today announced it would participate in the Oppenheimer 3rd Annual Industrials Conference held in New York on Thursday, October 2, 2008.
The presentation and comments by Cooper's Senior Vice President of Corporate Development Tom O'Grady will begin at approximately 10:15 a.m. EDT.
A live audio web cast of the presentation will be available in the Investor Center of the Company's website at www.cooperindustries.com under "Management Presentations." 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 October 20, 2008.
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 Investor Center section of the Company's website under the heading "Management Presentations."
About Cooper Industries
Cooper Industries, Ltd. (NYSE:CBE) is a global manufacturer with 2007 revenues of $5.9 billion, approximately 87% of which are from electrical products. Founded in 1833, Cooper's sustained level of 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 eight operating divisions with leading market share 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 2007, sixty percent of total sales were to customers in the industrial and utility end-markets and 34% of total sales were to customers outside the United States. Cooper, which has more than 31,500 employees and manufacturing facilities in 23 countries as of 2007, is incorporated in Bermuda with administrative headquarters in Houston, TX. For more information, visit the website at www.cooperindustries.com.
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