Grace Announces Release Date for Fourth Quarter 2012 Results

  Grace Announces Release Date for Fourth Quarter 2012 Results

Business Wire

COLUMBIA, Md. -- January 2, 2013

W. R. Grace & Co. (NYSE: GRA) announced today that it will release its fourth
quarter 2012 financial results at 6:00 a.m. ET on Wednesday, February 6, 2013.
A company-hosted conference call and webcast will follow at 11:00 a.m. ET that
day.

During the call, Fred Festa, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, and Hudson
La Force, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, will discuss the
fourth quarter results and provide an earnings outlook for 2013. A question
and answer session with analysts will follow the prepared remarks.

Access to the live webcast and the accompanying slides will be available
through the Investor Information section of the company’s web site,
www.grace.com. Those without access to the Internet can participate by dialing
+1 800.901.5226 (U.S.) or +1 617.786.4513 (International). The participant
passcode is 22134034. Investors are advised to dial into the call at least ten
minutes early in order to register.

An audio replay will be available at 1:00 p.m. ET on February 6. The replay
will be accessible by dialing +1 888.286.8010 (U.S.) or +1 617.801.6888
(International) and entering the participant passcode 73622027. The replay
will be available for one week.

About Grace

Grace is a leading global supplier of catalysts; engineered and packaging
materials; and, specialty construction chemicals and building materials. The
company’s three industry-leading business segments—Grace Catalysts
Technologies, Grace Materials Technologies and Grace Construction
Products—provide innovative products, technologies and services that enhance
the quality of life. Grace employs approximately 6,000 people in over 40
countries and had 2011 net sales of $3.2 billion. More information about Grace
is available at www.grace.com.

Contact:

W. R. Grace & Co.
Media Relations
Rich Badmington, +1 410-531-4370
rich.badmington@grace.com
or
Investor Relations
Mark Sutherland, +1 410-531-4590
mark.sutherland@grace.com