MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Tennant Company (NYSE: TNC) will present at the 17th Annual Needham Growth Investor Conference on Thursday, January 15, 2015, in New York City, NY. Tennant Company Senior Vice President and CFO Tom Paulson will provide an overview of Tennant Company, discuss its competitive position and its strategies for growth. Mr. Paulson is scheduled to present at 3:30 pm EST on January 15.
The company’s growth agenda is designed to reach a milestone of $1 billion in revenue by 2017, while achieving a 12% or greater operating profit margin. Tennant Company, founded in 1870, is an innovation leader in the global cleaning industry, and embarks on this ambitious strategy following a successful, multi-year focus on building a scalable business model capable of delivering improved efficiency and profitability as a result of operating systems and global process improvements and strong cost controls.
Tennant’s presentation and accompanying slides will be available via webcast on Tennant’s website – www.tennantco.com – under Company, Investors, on the Webcasts/Presentations page. To listen to the call live, go to www.tennantco.com at least 15 minutes before the scheduled start time and, if necessary, download and install audio software. A webcast replay will also be available at www.tennantco.com for two weeks after the webcast ends.
Minneapolis-based Tennant Company (TNC) is a world leader in designing, manufacturing and marketing solutions that help create a cleaner, safer, healthier world. Its products include equipment for maintaining surfaces in industrial, commercial and outdoor environments; chemical-free and other sustainable cleaning technologies; and coatings for protecting, repairing and upgrading surfaces. Tennant's global field service network is the most extensive in the industry. Tennant has manufacturing operations in Minneapolis, Minn.; Holland, Mich.; Louisville, Ky.; Uden, The Netherlands; the United Kingdom; São Paulo, Brazil; and Shanghai, China; and sells products directly in 15 countries and through distributors in more than 80 countries. For more information, visit www.tennantco.com.
Certain statements contained in this document, as well as other written and oral statements made by us from time to time, are considered “forward-looking statements” within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act. These statements do not relate to strictly historical or current facts and provide current expectations or forecasts of future events. Any such expectations or forecasts of future events are subject to a variety of factors. These include factors that affect all businesses operating in a global market as well as matters specific to us and the markets we serve. Particular risks and uncertainties presently facing us include: geopolitical and economic uncertainty throughout the world; the competition in our business; our ability to attract and retain key personnel; our ability to successfully upgrade, evolve and protect our information technology systems; our ability to develop and commercialize new innovative products and services; our ability to comply with laws and regulations; fluctuations in the cost or availability of raw materials and purchased components; unforeseen product liability claims or product quality issues; the occurrence of a significant business interruption; the occurrence of disruptions to our supply and delivery chains; and the relative strength of the U.S. dollar, which affects the cost of our materials and products purchased and sold internationally.
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