SOURCE: Ceradyne, Inc.

Ceradyne, Inc.

February 16, 2011 07:30 ET

Ceradyne, Inc. to Release Fourth-Quarter Financial Results on Thursday, February 24, 2011

COSTA MESA, CA--(Marketwire - February 16, 2011) - Ceradyne, Inc. (NASDAQ: CRDN) will release financial results for its fourth quarter and fiscal year ended December 31, 2010 before the market open on Thursday, February 24, 2011. Management will also conduct a conference call to review the Company's financial results and the outlook for 2011.

Any investor or interested individual can listen to the teleconference, which is scheduled to begin at 8 a.m. PST (11 a.m. EST) on February 24. To participate in the teleconference, please call toll-free 888-455-2263 (or 719-325-4930 for international callers) approximately 10 minutes prior to the above start time and provide Passcode 9651153.

One may also listen to the teleconference live via the Internet at www.ceradyne.com or www.earnings.com. For those unable to attend, these web sites will host an archive of the call.

A telephone playback will be available beginning at 11 a.m. PST on February 24 through 11 a.m. PST on February 26, 2011. The playback can be accessed by calling 888-203-1112 (or 719-457-0820 for international callers) and providing Passcode 9651153.

Ceradyne develops, manufactures and markets advanced technical ceramic products and components for defense, industrial, automotive/diesel and commercial applications. In many high performance applications, products made of advanced technical ceramics meet specifications that similar products made of metals, plastics or traditional ceramics cannot achieve. Advanced technical ceramics can withstand extremely high temperatures, combine hardness with light weight, are highly resistant to corrosion and wear, and often have excellent electrical capabilities, special electronic properties and low friction characteristics. Additional information about the Company can be found at www.ceradyne.com.