Kennametal CEO Cardoso Elected to Hubbell Board of Directors

         Kennametal CEO Cardoso Elected to Hubbell Board of Directors

PR Newswire

LATROBE, Pa., Feb. 8, 2013

LATROBE, Pa., Feb. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Kennametal Inc. (NYSE: KMT)
Chairman, President and CEO Carlos Cardoso, 55, has been elected to serve as a
director of Hubbell Incorporated (NYSE: HUBA, HUBB). He also serves as
chairman of industry thought leader MAPI, the Manufacturers Alliance for
Productivity and Innovation, as well as on the boards of the National
Association of Manufacturers; Stanley Black & Decker; the Fairfield University
Charles F. Dolan School of Business Advisory Council; the board of the
Allegheny Conference on Community Development; and the University of
Pittsburgh Cancer Institute Council.

Hubbell President and Chief Executive Officer David G. Nord said, "Carlos has
a strong background in manufacturing, excellent understanding of the
industrial market and in-depth knowledge of driving productivity improvements.
We look forward to his insight and contributions as we continue to grow the
enterprise." Based in Shelton, Conn., Hubbell is a $3 billion international
manufacturer of quality electrical and electronic products for a broad range
of construction, industrial and utility applications.

Celebrating its 75^th year as an industrial technology leader, Kennametal Inc.
delivers productivity to customers seeking peak performance in demanding
environments. The company provides innovative wear-resistant products and
application engineering backed by advanced material science, serving customers
in 60 countries across diverse sectors of aerospace, earthworks, energy,
industrial production, transportation and infrastructure. With approximately
13,000 employees and nearly $3billion in sales, the company realizes half of
its revenue from outside North America, and 40% globally from innovations
introduced in the past five years. Recognized among the "World's Most Ethical
Companies" (Ethisphere); "Outstanding Corporate Innovator" (Product
Development Management Association); and "America's Safest Companies" (EHS
Today) with a focus on 100% safety, Kennametal and its foundation invest in
technical education, industrial technologies and material science to deliver
the promise of progress and economic prosperity to people everywhere. For more
information, visit the company's website at

SOURCE Kennametal Inc.

Contact: Corporate Relations - Media: Christina Sutter, +1-724-539-5708;
Investor Relations: Quynh McGuire, +1-724-539-6559
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