Hardinge Inc. Announces Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2012 Financial Results Release and Conference Call

  Hardinge Inc. Announces Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2012 Financial Results
  Release and Conference Call

Business Wire

ELMIRA, N.Y. -- January 31, 2013

Hardinge Inc. (NASDAQ: HDNG), a leading international provider of advanced
metal-cutting solutions, announced today that it will release its fourth
quarter and full year 2012 financial results before the opening of financial
markets on Thursday, February 14, 2013, followed by a conference call and
webcast at 11:00 a.m. ET.

During the call and webcast, Richard L. Simons, Chairman, President and Chief
Executive Officer, and Edward J. Gaio, Vice President and Chief Financial
Officer, will review the financial and operating results for the quarter and
full year, as well as the Company’s strategy and outlook. A question and
answer session will follow.

The conference call can be accessed by dialing (201) 689-8560. The listen-only
audio webcast, along with a slide presentation that will accompany
management’s discussion, will be available at www.hardinge.com.

A telephonic replay will be available from 2:00 p.m. ET the day of the call
through Thursday, February 21, 2013. To listen to the archived call, dial
(858) 384-5517 and enter conference ID number 406979. Alternatively, the
archive can be heard on the Company’s website at www.hardinge.com. A
transcript will also be posted to the website, once available.

About Hardinge

Hardinge is a leading global designer and manufacturer of high precision,
computer-controlled machine tool solutions developed for critical, hard to
machine metal parts. The Company’s strategy is to leverage its global brand
strength to further penetrate global market opportunities where customers will
benefit from the technologically advanced, high quality, reliable equipment
Hardinge produces. With approximately 75% of its sales outside the U.S.,
Hardinge serves the worldwide metal working market. Hardinge’s machine tool
solutions can also be found in a broad base of industries to include
aerospace, agricultural, automotive, construction, consumer products, defense,
energy, medical, technology and transportation.

Hardinge applies its engineering design and manufacturing expertise in high
performance machining centers, high-end cylindrical and jig grinding machines,
SUPER-PRECISION^® and precision CNC lathes and technologically advanced
workholding accessories. Hardinge has manufacturing operations in China,
Switzerland, Taiwan, the United Kingdom and the United States.

The Company regularly posts information on its website:


Hardinge Inc.
Edward J. Gaio, 607-378-4207
Chief Financial Officer
Investor Relations:
Kei Advisors LLC
Deborah K. Pawlowski, 716-843-3908
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