SOURCE: Woodward, Inc.

Woodward, Inc.

October 16, 2012 15:00 ET

Woodward Schedules Investor and Analyst Conference

FORT COLLINS, CO--(Marketwire - Oct 16, 2012) - Woodward, Inc. (NASDAQ: WWD) will host an Investor and Analyst Conference on November 30, 2012 in New York City. Woodward executives will present the company's strategic positioning, prospects for growth, product lines and principal target markets, as well as respond to questions.

Presenting from Woodward will be Thomas A. Gendron, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer; Robert F. Weber Jr., Vice Chairman, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer; and Presidents of the Woodward business groups: Marty Glass, Airframe Systems; Sagar Patel, Aircraft Turbine Systems; Chad Preiss, Engine Systems; and Jim Rudolph, Industrial Turbomachinery Systems.

The half-day conference will be held at The Westin New York at Times Square hotel, 270 West 43rd Street, New York in the Plymouth Conference Room on the ninth floor. Registration and breakfast will begin at 8:30 a.m. EST. Presentations will begin at 9:00 a.m. EST, followed by a question and answer session. Lunch will be provided following the conference.

A live webcast of the conference, including slide presentations, will be accessible
 the day of the conference at

For reservations, please contact Lisa Novack at or by phone at (970) 498-3290 by October 31, 2012.

About Woodward, Inc.

Woodward is an independent designer, manufacturer, and service provider of control solutions for the aerospace and energy markets. Our aerospace systems and components optimize the performance of fixed wing and rotorcraft platforms in commercial, business and military aircraft, ground vehicles and other equipment. Our energy-related systems and components enhance the performance of industrial gas and steam turbines, reciprocating engines, compressors, wind turbines, electrical grids and other energy-related industrial equipment. The company's innovative fluid energy, combustion control, electrical energy, and motion control systems help customers offer cleaner, more reliable and more efficient equipment. Our customers include leading original equipment manufacturers and end users of their products. Woodward is headquartered in Fort Collins, Colorado, USA. Visit our website at

The statements in this release concerning the company's future sales, earnings, business performance, prospects, and the economy in general reflect current expectations and are forward-looking statements that involve risks and uncertainties. Actual results could differ materially from projections or any other forward-looking statement and we have no obligation to update our forward-looking statements. Factors that could affect performance and could cause actual results to differ materially from projections and forward-looking statements are described in Woodward's Annual Report and Form 10-K for the year ended September 30, 2011 and any subsequently filed Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q.

Contact Information

    Don Guzzardo
    Director, Investor Relations and Treasury

    Woodward, Inc.
    1000 East Drake Road
    Fort Collins, Colorado 80525, USA
    Tel: 970-482-5811
    Fax: 970-498-3058