Matthews International Announces Fourth Quarter Earnings Schedule


PITTSBURGH, Oct. 31, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Matthews International Corporation (Nasdaq:MATW) today announced plans to release fourth quarter fiscal 2014 results after the market closes on Thursday, November 13, 2014. In addition, the Company expects to declare its dividend for the fiscal 2014 fourth quarter on November 13, 2014.

Matthews International Corporation has scheduled a conference call to discuss its fourth quarter results for Friday, November 14, 2014 at 9:00 a.m. Eastern time. Participating in the call will be Joseph C. Bartolacci – President and CEO, and Steven F. Nicola - Chief Financial Officer.

To participate in the call, dial 1-612-234-9959 at least ten minutes before the conference call begins and ask for the Matthews International Corporation conference call. A replay of the call will be available at approximately 11:00 a.m. Eastern time the day of the conference and will be accessible until 11:59 p.m., November 28, 2014. To access the replay, dial 1-320-365-3844, enter the pass code 341413, and follow the provided instructions.

Matthews International Corporation, headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, is a designer, manufacturer and marketer principally of memorialization products and brand solutions. Memorialization products consist primarily of bronze and granite memorials and other memorialization products, caskets and cremation equipment for the cemetery and funeral home industries. Brand solutions include graphics imaging products and services, marking and fulfillment systems, and merchandising solutions. The Company's products and services include cast bronze and granite memorials and other memorialization products; caskets; cast and etched architectural products; cremation equipment and cremation-related products; mausoleums; brand development, brand management, printing plates and cylinders, pre-press services and imaging services to consumer packaged goods and retail customers, and the primary packaging and corrugated industries; marking and coding equipment and consumables, and industrial automation products and order fulfillment systems for identifying, tracking and conveying various consumer and industrial products, components and packaging containers; and merchandising display systems and marketing and design services.

CONTACT: Steven F. Nicola
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