Franklin Electric Schedules Its First Quarter 2013 Earnings Release and Conference Call

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BLUFFTON, Ind., April 16, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Franklin Electric Co., Inc. (Nasdaq:FELE) will release its first quarter 2013 earnings at 4:05pm EDT on Tuesday, April 30, 2013. A conference call to review earnings and other developments in the business will commence at 5:00pm EDT. The first quarter 2013 earnings call will be available via a live webcast.

Date: April 30, 2013
Time: 5:00 PM ET

Listen via Internet: http://investor.shareholder.com/media/eventdetail.cfm?eventid=128515&CompanyID=FELE&e=1&mediaKey=C4B19AAFCE9C290E8A6AC02D50918CEB

Schedule this webcast into MS-Outlook calendar (click open when prompted): http://apps.shareholder.com/PNWOutlook/t.aspx?m=58870&k=382B9F25

Telephone: 877-643-7158
International: 914-495-8565

A replay of the conference call will be available Tuesday, April 30, 2013 at 8pm EDT through midnight EDT on Thursday, May 9, 2013, by dialing 855-859-2056 for domestic calls and 404-537-3406 for international calls. The replay passcode is 41364390.

Franklin Electric is a global leader in the production and marketing of systems and components for the movement of water and automotive fuels. Recognized as a technical leader in its specialties, Franklin Electric serves customers around the world in residential, commercial, agricultural, industrial, municipal, and fueling applications.

"Safe Harbor" Statement under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Any forward-looking statements contained herein, including those relating to market conditions or the Company's financial results, costs, expenses or expense reductions, profit margins, inventory levels, foreign currency translation rates, liquidity expectations, business goals and sales growth, involve risks and uncertainties, including but not limited to, risks and uncertainties with respect to general economic and currency conditions, various conditions specific to the Company's business and industry, weather conditions, new housing starts, market demand, competitive factors, changes in distribution channels, supply constraints, effect of price increases, raw material costs, technology factors, integration of acquisitions, litigation, government and regulatory actions, the Company's accounting policies, future trends, and other risks which are detailed in the Company's Securities and Exchange Commission filings, included in Item 1A of Part I of the Company's Annual Report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ending December 29, 2012, Exhibit 99.1 attached thereto and in Item 1A of Part II of the Company's Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q. These risks and uncertainties may cause actual results to differ materially from those indicated by the forward-looking statements. All forward-looking statements made herein are based on information currently available, and the Company assumes no obligation to update any forward-looking statements.

CONTACT: Franklin Electric Co., Inc. John J. Haines (VP, CFO, Secretary) 260-824-2900

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