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109-yr old Sparton Corp. (N-SPA) emerges from crypt with investor relations program - LINKS

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Sparton Corp. (N-SPA), founded as the Withington Company in 1900 in Jackson, Michigan and one of the oldest companies listed on the NYSE has a century long history of manufacturing technologically advanced equipment for the transportation, electronics, communications and defense industries. Until new turnaround management was brought in at the very end of 2008, Sparton also had as long a history of horrible investor relations and communication. That dark facet of Sparton's history has come to an end this past month with the emergence of Sparton's management from the bunker to more overtly tell its story of an impressive turnaround in progress.

1) First unveiled at Sparton's annual meeting October 28 and then presented last week in New York City, Sparton's new CEO, Cary Wood, took this show on the road and made presentations to existing and prospective investors.  

2) Today, Mr. Wood presented Sparton's story at an investor conference for the first time in Sparton's history, the SWIdeas conference ( For the time being, the audio webcast replay of that presentation can be found at

3) Next week, on Thurs, Nov. 19th, 2009, at 11AM EST, Sparton will host a conference call to discuss its September Q1 (FYE 6/10) financial results and respond to investor questions. To participate, callers should dial (800) 757-8473. Participants should dial in at least 15 minutes prior to the start of the call. A Web presentation link is also available for the conference call:

4) Past presentations (and this upcoming one as well) of quarterly results from this new management team are now available on Sparton’s Web site: in the “Investor Relations” section.

5) We understand in early December, Mr. Wood will be coming to the west coast  for similar one/one presentations as his early November foray in New York City.

Having been highly critical of Sparton's past investor relations practices, this vastly improved investor relations and communications program is certainly a pleasant facet of the new era at Sparton.   

Long Sparton shares, presently with a 13D filing position. This author may buy or sell shares of Sparton at anytime.