SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549
PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d) OF THE
SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): January 6, 2005
(Exact name of Registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or Other Jurisdiction of
Incorporation or Organization)
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University Center 1, Suite 200
1300 South University Drive
Fort Worth, TX 76107
(Address of principal executive offices, Including zip code)
Registrants Telephone Number, including Area Code: (817) 810-0095
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ITEM 2.02 RESULTS OF OPERATIONS AND FINANCIAL CONDITION
Attached is Exhibit 99.8, AZZ incorporateds Press Release reporting the Companys unaudited earnings and other selected financial information for the three and nine-month periods ended November 30, 2004, dated January 6, 2005.
ITEM 8.01 OTHER EVENTS
Attached is Exhibit 99.7, Unaudited Financial and Other Statistical Information, for the three and nine-month periods ended November 30, 2004 and Guidance for Fiscal Year 2005, which compiles AZZ incorporateds unaudited financial and other statistical information for the three and nine-month periods ended November 30, 2004 and provides forward looking guidance for the fiscal year ending February 28, 2005. The guidance for the fiscal year to end February 28, 2005, consists of either a projected range or managements estimate of most likely results. These projections involve risk and uncertainties, the outcome of which cannot be foreseen at this time and, therefore, actual results will vary from these forecasts.
ITEM 9.01 EXHIBITS
The following exhibits are filed as part of this report.
|Exhibit 99.7||Unaudited Financial and Other Statistical Information for the three and nine-month periods ended November 30, 2004, and Guidance for Fiscal Year 2005.|
|Exhibit 99.8||AZZ incorporateds Press Release reporting the Companys unaudited earnings and other selected financial information for the three and nine-month periods ended November 30, 2004, dated January 6, 2005.|
FORWARD LOOKING STATEMENTS
Except for the statements of historical fact, this report may contain forward-looking statements that involve risks and uncertainties that are detailed from time to time in documents filed by the Company with the SEC. Those risks, uncertainties, and factors include, but are not limited to: change in demand, prices and raw material cost, including zinc which is used in the hot dip galvanizing process; changes in the economic conditions of the various markets the Company serves, foreign and domestic, acquisition opportunities, adequacy of financing, and availability of experienced management employees to implement the Companys growth strategy; and customer demand and response to products and services offered by the Company. The Company can give no assurance that such expectations will prove to be correct.
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.
/s/ Dana Perry
Senior Vice President Finance
Chief Financial Officer