Houston Wire & Cable Company
Mar 8, 2011

Houston Wire & Cable Company Announces Fourth Quarter 2010 Earnings and Year End Results Conference Call

HOUSTON, March 8, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Houston Wire & Cable Company (Nasdaq:HWCC) will hold a conference call on Tuesday, March 15, 2011 at 10:00 a.m. CT to discuss fourth quarter and year-end results. Hosting the call will be Charles Sorrentino, President & Chief Executive Officer, and Nicol Graham, Vice President & Chief Financial Officer.

Date: March 15, 2011

Time: 10:00 AM CT

Listen via Internet: http://ir.houwire.com/

Schedule this webcast into MS-Outlook calendar (click open when prompted):

http://apps.shareholder.com/PNWOutlook/t.aspx?m=46737&k=C56308B9

Approximately two hours after the call concludes, a replay will be available. This audio replay will be available until March 22, 2011. Interested parties should use the following replay phone numbers: Toll: 719-457-0820 Toll free: 888-203-1112 Replay Passcode: 5990361

With 35 years experience in the industry, Houston Wire & Cable Company is one of the largest providers of wire and cable in the U.S. end user market. Headquartered in Houston, Texas, HWCC has sales and distribution facilities strategically located throughout the nation.

Standard stock items available for immediate delivery include continuous and interlocked armor, instrumentation, medium voltage, high temperature, portable cord, power cables, private branded products, including LifeGuard™, a low-smoke, zero-halogen cable, mechanical wire and cable and related hardware, including wire rope, lifting products and synthetic rope and slings. HWCC's comprehensive value-added services include same-day shipping, knowledgeable sales staff, inventory management programs, just-in-time delivery, logistics support, customized internet-based ordering capabilities and 24/7/365 service.

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CONTACT: Hope M. Novosad

         Manager, Investor Relations

         Direct: 713.609.2110

         hnovosad@houwire.com

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