GM, Applied Films to Release Earnings Reports and Conduct Conference Calls

General Motors and Applied Films Corp. have both announced that they will release the financial results to the public within the coming week, each sponsoring conference calls shortly following the release of the information.

GM has scheduled the release of its first-quarter consolidated financial results for Tuesday, April 20, 2004 at approximately 8 a.m. to be followed by a conference call conducted by vice chairman and chief financial officer John Devine to be held at 9:30 a.m. EDT. GM has announced that its conference call will be comprised of a question-and-answer session with financial analysts and the media after a review of the results and is expected to last approximately 90 minutes. It will also be webcast on the GM website, and a tape replay of the call will also be available on the website for 48 hours after the call is completed.

The PRNewswire has reported that Applied Films Corporation, provider of thin film deposition equipment for architectural, automotive and solar glass, will report its third fiscal quarter financial results on April 21, 2004, followed by a conference call at 3:30 p.m. MDT to which the public is invited. During the conference call, Thomas Edman, president and chief executive officer, and Lawrence Firestone, chief financial officer, will discuss the results of the quarter.

A replay of the conference call will be available through April 28, 2004 and Applied Films will also provide a live broadcast of the conference call for the general public via audio webcast on the company website.

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