Applied Industrial Technologies to Report First Quarter Earnings, Hold Annual Meeting on October 23, 2012

CLEVELAND, Oct. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Applied Industrial Technologies (NYSE: AIT) today announced plans to release its fiscal 2013 first quarter financial results on Tuesday, October 23, 2012 before the market opens. The Company's fiscal 2013 first quarter ended September 30, 2012.

Also on that date, the Company will hold its Annual Meeting of Shareholders at 10 a.m. ET at its World Headquarters in Cleveland.

The quarterly conference call for investors and analysts will begin at 4 p.m. ET on October 23. The call will be conducted by CEO Neil A. Schrimsher, President & COO Benjamin J. Mondics, and Vice President & CFO Mark O. Eisele. To join the call, dial 1-888-771-4371 or 1-847-585-4405 (for International callers) prior to the scheduled start using passcode 33464732. A live audio webcast can be accessed online at A replay of the call will be available for two weeks by dialing 1-888-843-7419 or 1-630-652-3042 (International) using passcode 33464732.

With approximately 500 facilities and 4,900 employee associates, Applied Industrial Technologies is a leading industrial distributor that offers more than four million parts to serve the needs of MRO and OEM customers in virtually every industry. In addition, Applied provides engineering, design and systems integration for industrial and fluid power applications, as well as customized mechanical, fabricated rubber and fluid power shop services. Applied also offers maintenance training and inventory management solutions that provide added value to its customers. Applied can be visited on the Internet at

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