Industry & Services >> CEO Interviews >> October 20, 2003

J.patrick Ervin – Hardinge Inc (hdng)

J. PATRICK 'PAT' ERVIN is Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Hardinge Inc. He joined Hardinge in 1978. Mr. Ervin has held various positions in the company within the sales and marketing, engineering and manufacturing areas prior to becoming President and Chief Executive Officer on May 1, 2001. He was named Chairman of the Board effective January 1, 2002. Hardinge Inc. is a leading provider of advanced material-cutting devices. Mr. Ervin holds a BS degree with a concentration in Marketing from St. Bonaventure University and an MBA degree from Syracuse University. Profile
TWST: Would you give us a brief overview of Hardinge?

Mr. Ervin: Hardinge is an international machine tool manufacturer. We

manufacture metal cutting machine tools, including horizontal