SOURCE: Ceradyne, Inc.

Ceradyne, Inc.

May 11, 2011 07:30 ET

Ceradyne, Inc. to Present at Needham & Company's 2nd Annual Cleantech Conference

COSTA MESA, CA--(Marketwire - May 11, 2011) - Ceradyne, Inc. (NASDAQ: CRDN) Chief Executive Officer Joel P. Moskowitz is scheduled to speak at Needham & Company's 2nd Annual Cleantech Conference to be held in New York on May 17, 2011.

The presentation is scheduled to begin at 8:30 a.m. EDT on May 17, 2011. It will address the Company's business fundamentals, growth strategies, and the outlook for 2011. The presentation will be webcast live and made available on the Event Calendar page of the Investor Relations section of Ceradyne's website, www.ceradyne.com, where it will be archived. It will also be available at http://www.wsw.com/webcast/needham46/crdn/.

About Ceradyne, Inc.
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 http://www.ceradyne.com.

Forward-Looking Statements
Except for the historical information contained therein, Mr. Moskowitz's presentation may contain forward-looking statements regarding future events and the future performance of Ceradyne that involve risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those projected. Words such as "anticipates," "believes," "plans," "expects," "intends," "future," and similar expressions are intended to identify forward-looking statements. These risks and uncertainties are described in the Company's Annual Report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2010 and its Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q as filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.