Fastenal Company Announces Conference Call to Review 2012 Annual and Fourth Quarter Earnings

Fastenal Company Announces Conference Call to Review 2012 Annual and Fourth
Quarter Earnings

WINONA, Minn., Jan. 10, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Fastenal Company
(Nasdaq:FAST) announced the date and time for their conference call to review
2012 annual and fourth quarter results, as well as current operations. The
conference call will be broadcast live over the Internet on Thursday, January
17, 2013 at 9:00 a.m. Central Time.

         To access the call, please visit the following Web address:


An online archive of the broadcast will be available within one hour of the
conclusion of the call and will be available until March 1, 2013. Participants
must have a soundcard and speakers to listen to the online broadcast.

Fastenal sells different types of industrial and construction supplies in the
following product categories: threaded fasteners and miscellaneous supplies;
tools; metal cutting tool blades and abrasives; fluid transfer components and
accessories for hydraulic and pneumatic power; material handling; storage and
packaging products; janitorial, chemical and paint products; electrical
supplies; welding supplies; safety supplies; metals, alloys and materials; and
office supplies.

Fastenal operates approximately 2,700 stores located primarily in North
America with additional locations in Asia, Europe, and Central and South
America. The Company operates 14 distribution centers; eleven in the United
States - Minnesota, Indiana, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Texas, Georgia, Washington,
California, Utah, North Carolina, Kansas, and three outside the United States
- Ontario, Canada; Alberta, Canada; and Nuevo Leon, Mexico.

Additional information regarding Fastenal is available on the Fastenal Company
World Wide Web site at FAST-G

The Fastenal Company logo is available at

CONTACT: Sheryl Lisowski

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