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Information in this Investor Relations section, including the reports and other documents provided below, contains certain ”forward-looking statements” within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Forward-looking statements are those that do not relate solely to historical fact. They include, but are not limited to, any statement that may predict, forecast, indicate or imply future results, performance, achievements or events. They may contain words such as ”may,” ”will,” “could,” “would,” “should,” “expects,” “plans,” “anticipates,” “estimates,” “intends,” “potential,” “projected,” “continue,” or the negative of such terms, or other comparable terminology. These statements represent our intentions, plans, expectations and beliefs and are subject to risk, uncertainties and other factors, many of which are outside the Company’s control and could cause actual results to differ materially from such forward-looking statements. We undertake no obligation to publicly update any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise. Any forward-looking statements are qualified in their entirety by reference to the factors identified or discussed in the reports and other documents provided below. Key factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from the forward-looking statements include, but are not limited to:

  • Changes in market conditions for our products beyond our control,
  • Increases in raw materials or energy prices that we are unable to pass on to our customers,
  • Our inability to retain or replace our key suppliers and supply chain disruptions,
  • Significant competition in our markets,
  • Product substitution,
  • The loss of key customers for our products,
  • The increase in our customer concentration due to industry consolidation,
  • Failure to keep up with product innovation,
  • The inability to meet the demands of our customers,
  • An interruption in the operations of our manufacturing facilities,
  • Any disruption in our external transportation and warehousing providers,
  • The inability to fund necessary capital investments,
  • Legal and arbitration proceedings,
  • Failure to maintain good employee relations,
  • Risks related to conducting operations in many different countries,
  • Foreign currency fluctuation risks,
  • Current and future environmental and other workplace, health and safety requirements,
  • Hazardous materials at our facilities or in our products,
  • Changes in product requirements and their enforcement,
  • Failure of our patents, trademarks, models and confidentiality agreements to protect our intellectual property,
  • Fluctuations in the financial markets and the resulting effects on our pension plan assets and future cash flows,
  • Failure of control measures and systems resulting in faulty or contaminated products,
  • Interruption in the operation of our information and communication technology,
  • Insufficient insurance coverage to cover the risks inherent in our business and difficulty to obtain replacement insurance on acceptable terms or at all,
  • Higher employment costs,
  • Risks related to acquisitions,
  • Conflicts of interest that could arise from being controlled by an affiliate of Sun Capital,
  • The risk of taxing authorities challenging and assessing historical and future tax positions and the potential changes in favorable tax laws to which we are subject,
  • Anti-trust and similar legislation in the jurisdictions in which we operate, or
  • The inability to retain key members of our senior management team.