8-K 1 l31182ae8vk.htm ALLEGHENY TECHNOLOGIES INCORPORATED 8-K Allegheny Technologies Incorporated 8-K

Washington, DC 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported) April 23, 2008
Allegheny Technologies Incorporated
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
Delaware   1-12001   25-1792394
(State or other jurisdiction
of incorporation)
File Number)
  (IRS Employer
Identification No.)
1000 Six PPG Place, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania   15222-5479
(Address of principal executive offices)   (Zip Code)
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code (412) 394-2800
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report).
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Item 2.02. Results of Operations and Financial Condition.
     On April 23, 2008, Allegheny Technologies Incorporated held its first quarter 2008 earnings conference call, broadcast live by webcast. The conference call script is attached as Exhibit 99.1 and is being furnished, not filed, under Item 2.02 of this Current Report on Form 8-K.
     Certain statements in the script contain “forward-looking statements” within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Certain statements in the script relate to future events and expectations and, as such, constitute forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements include those containing such words as “anticipates,” “believes,” “estimates,” “expects,” “would,” “should,” “will,” “will likely result,” “forecast,” “outlook,” “projects,” and similar expressions. Forward-looking statements are based on management’s current expectations and include known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors, many of which we are unable to predict or control, that may cause our actual results, performance or achievements to materially differ from those expressed or implied in the forward-looking statements. Important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those in the forward-looking statements include: (a) material adverse changes in economic or industry conditions generally, including global supply and demand conditions and prices for our specialty metals; (b) material adverse changes in the markets we serve, including the aerospace and defense, construction and mining, automotive, electrical energy, chemical process industry, oil and gas, medical and other markets; (c) our inability to achieve the level of cost savings, productivity improvements, synergies, growth or other benefits anticipated by management, including those anticipated from strategic investments and the integration of acquired businesses, whether due to significant increases in energy, raw materials or employee benefits costs, the possibility of project cost overruns or unanticipated costs and expenses, or other factors; (d) volatility of prices and availability of supply of the raw materials that are critical to the manufacture of our products; (e) declines in the value of our defined benefit pension plan assets or unfavorable changes in laws or regulations that govern pension plan funding; (f) significant legal proceedings or investigations adverse to us; and (g) other risk factors summarized in our Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2007, and in other reports filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. We assume no duty to update our forward-looking statements.
Item 7.01. Regulation FD.
     The disclosure furnished above under Item 2.02 is hereby incorporated by reference into and furnished under this Item 7.01.
Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits
  (d) Exhibits.
Exhibit 99.1     Script for Allegheny Technologies Incorporated first quarter 2008 earnings conference call.



     Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
  By:   /s/ Jon D. Walton    
    Jon D. Walton   
    Executive Vice President, Human Resources,
Chief Legal and Compliance Officer 
Dated: April 23, 2008



Exhibit No.   Description
Exhibit 99.1
  Script for Allegheny Technologies Incorporated first quarter 2008 earnings conference call.