Cleantech Solutions Announces Preliminary Results for Full Year 2012, Provides Status of 10-K Filing PR Newswire WUXI, China, April 2, 2013 WUXI,China, April 2, 2013 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/-- Cleantech Solutions International, Inc. ("Cleantech Solutions" or "the Company") (NASDAQ: CLNT), a manufacturer of metal components and assemblies, primarily used in the wind power, solar and other clean technology industries and dyeing and finishing equipment to the textile industry, today announced preliminary results for the full year ended December 31, 2012 and provided an update on the filing status of its Annual Report on Form 10-K with the US Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC"). 2012 Preliminary Results For the full year ended December 31, 2012, the Company expects to report: oRevenues of approximately $57.2 million, as compared with approximately $55.6 million for 2011. oIncome from operations of approximately $6.3 million, as compared with approximately $8.2 million for 2011, which primarily reflects an impairment loss of approximately $2.2 million relating to equipment which is no longer used by the Company in its business and which is classified as equipment held for sale. oNet income of approximately $4.2 million, or $1.65 per share (basic) and $1.58 per share (diluted), as compared with net income of approximately $5.8 million, or $2.94 per share (basic) and $2.30 per share (diluted) for 2011. oCash flow from operating activities of approximately $10.6 million, as compared with approximately $10.4 million for 2011. oCash flow used in investing activities, representing the purchase of property and equipment of approximately $10.7 million, as compared with approximately $11.1 million in 2011. oCash flow from financing activities of approximately $0.4 million, as compared with $0.8 million in 2011. oWorking capital of approximately $7.3 million at December 31, 2012, as compared with approximately $4.3 million at December 31, 2011. Status of 10-K Filing On January 3, 2013, the Company was informed by its independent registered public accounting firm, Sherb & Co., LLP, that it has combined its practice with RBSM LLP ("RBSM") effective January 1, 2013. The personnel who were responsible for the Company's account prior to January 1, 2013 were no longer responsible for conducting the audit of the Company's financial statements. RBSM has advised the Company that it was not able to complete its audit in sufficient time to enable the Company to make a timely filing of its Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2012. The Company knows of no unresolved issues concerning the financial statements for the year ended December 31, 2012 and expects to file its Annual Report on Form 10-K on or before the 15th calendar day following April 1, 2012. The Company also intends to hold a conference call to discuss its full year financial results and will issue a press release with the details of the call once the timing is confirmed. About Cleantech Solutions International Cleantech Solutions is a manufacturer of metal components and assemblies, primarily used in clean technology industries. The Company supplies forging products, fabricated products and machining services to a range of clean technology customers, primarily in the wind power sector and supplies dyeing and finishing equipment to the textile industry. Cleantech Solutions is committed to achieving long-term growth through ongoing technological improvement, capacity expansion, and the development of a strong customer base. The Company's website is www.cleantechsolutionsinternational.com. Any information on the Company's website or any other website is not a part of this press release. Safe Harbor Statement This release contains certain "forward-looking statements" relating to the business of the Company and its subsidiary and affiliated companies. These forward looking statements are often identified by the use of forward-looking terminology such as "believes," "expects" or similar expressions. Such forward looking statements involve known and unknown risks and uncertainties that may cause actual results to be materially different from those described herein as anticipated, believed, estimated or expected. Investors should not place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements, which speak only as of the date of this press release. The Company's actual results could differ materially from those anticipated in these forward-looking statements as a result of a variety of factors, including those discussed in the Company's periodic reports that are filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission and available on its website, including factors described in "Risk Factors" in our Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2011 and "Management's Discussion and Analysis of Financial Condition and Results of Operations" in our Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2011 and our Form 10-Q for the quarter ended September 30, 2012. Any information on the Company's website or any other website is not a part of this press release. All forward-looking statements attributable to the Company or to persons acting on its behalf are expressly qualified in their entirety by these factors other than as required under the securities laws. The Company does not assume a duty to update these forward-looking statements. Company Contact: Investor Relations Contact: Cleantech Solutions International, Inc. CCG Investor Relations Mr. Adam Wasserman, Chief Financial Officer Ms. Elaine Ketchmere, CFA E-mail: Tel: +1-310-954-1345 firstname.lastname@example.org Email: Web: www.cleantechsolutionsinternational.com email@example.com Web: www.ccgirasia.com SOURCE Cleantech Solutions International, Inc. Website: http://www.cleantechsolutionsinternational.com Website: http://www.ccgirasia.com
Cleantech Solutions Announces Preliminary Results for Full Year 2012, Provides Status of 10-K Filing
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