SOURCE: Northwest Pipe Company

February 21, 2007 16:50 ET

Northwest Pipe Delays Fourth Quarter Earnings Release

PORTLAND, OR -- (MARKET WIRE) -- February 21, 2007 -- Northwest Pipe Company (NASDAQ: NWPX) announced today that it will postpone its fourth quarter and fiscal year end 2006 earnings release and conference call previously scheduled for Thursday, February 22, 2007 at 8:00 a.m. Pacific Time (11:00 a.m. Eastern Time).

The Company continues to follow its policy of not reporting financial results until the audit is totally complete. The release and quarterly conference call will be rescheduled as soon as the audit is complete and financial results are available for public release. The Company expects to file its Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2006 on or before its March 16th due date and to release earnings at or prior to that time.

Northwest Pipe Company manufactures welded steel pipe and other products in three business segments. Its Water Transmission Group is a leading supplier of large diameter, high-pressure steel pipe products that are used primarily for water infrastructure in North America. Its Tubular Products Group manufactures smaller diameter steel pipe for a wide range of construction, agricultural, energy, industrial and mechanical applications. Its Fabricated Products Group manufactures propane tanks and other fabricated products. The Company is headquartered in Portland, Oregon and has nine manufacturing facilities across the United States and Mexico.

This release contains forward-looking statements. These statements reflect management's current views and estimates of market circumstances, industry conditions and Company performance. Actual results could vary materially from the description contained herein due to many factors including market demand, regulatory actions, operating efficiencies, availability and price of raw materials, and other risks described from time to time in the Company's reports to the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Contact Information

  • For more information, contact:
    Brian Dunham
    503-946-1200