Brad Vizi Executive Chairman
Kevin Miller Chief Financial Officer
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Brad Vizi

Good morning, everyone. This is Brad Vizi, Executive Chairman of RCM Technologies. Welcome to the RCM Technologies 2020 Third Quarter Earnings Call. I'm joined today by Kevin Miller, our Chief Financial Officer. Kevin will begin with a legal disclaimer, and then I will summarize the operating results for each of our business units before opening call for questions. Kevin?

Kevin Miller

everyone. morning, Good

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Brad Vizi

Thanks, Kevin.

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predictably assignments of Visibility and both less be to Care, proposals. inquiries COVID Health on seen segments. segments due COVID reduction new impact the flowing IT our to Engineering a have But challenging. demonstrated material and compared current group continues seen As has in to business

the third XXXX in a saw sequential quarter compared XXXX. segment the second to Our Engineering quarter in of $X of million increase of revenue

Our in offset decrease by aerospace and energy processing a revenue. our groups, partially sequential industrial growth commercial services primarily is from

XXXX. for the revenue the of with expect materially of fourth We quarter in XXXX to quarter third be line

recently transmission We and both won in our industrial processing meaningful groups. and our several distribution projects have

in have We seen and for backlog group. Power also Systems pipeline Canadian a nice uptick our

revenue on We are groups XXXX. groups for XXXX. three drive these optimistic about we consolidated backlog three will believe Based and pipeline, current these in engineering growth

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our efforts plans. reduce long-term without to SG&A gone have to growth our We great impacting

While investments surgically reducing we have development. SG&A also certain specific business made expenditures, in

We both. will do to continue

rise revenue our operating dramatically While climbs, as grow we leverage expense believe that a our SG&A to again improved top-line. our we as have we expect we

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results obvious to fourth sequential sequentially third headwinds, of of XXXX. the believe improved anticipate we the into we quarter we Despite that Finally, XXXX compared performance XXXX. as better we head will in deliver quarter

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quarter in to we of our we the will efficiency We swiftly continue continue early the COVID SG&A specifically, dollars. plan will optimize to execute More that second of XXXX. our implemented

utilization on gross margin. maximizing We remain and will focused

quarter, debt for revenue we the will and in fourth our accounts increases As net see receivable increase.

in some pandemic. we challenges DSOs. However, a AR can as that growth summary, through face we believe to continue result improving In natural offset we of significant of

will for remarks. questions. than stronger concludes entered. open exit prepared think pandemic However, handle these This we we call we we the our positioned to the time, this are and challenges At


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Unidentified Analyst

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Kevin Miller

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Unidentified Analyst

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Kevin Miller

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XX that's group and X, it talking So contracts because X, Engineering and we about talking were our the that about take projects typically it. the client when we're to closing get we where sometimes to months backlog, talk have from big actually time about we start can

all year. And believe we're nice run pretty careful. that on at start $XX much we a the pretty you these So have how next is that into I'm is we What is I tell basis give assuming pipeline of getting, now, see time. few Go sometime I and We're think discuss you That's can to of prepared all where in million high on year. our we'll ahead. we contracts to really a have right hit a current this rate can't I we sort heading exactly early a probability a some next be quarter, quarterly that think a of about that. pretty projects run could next And better year. much rate

Unidentified Analyst

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Kevin Miller

in. is going a business still pretty kind is assuming, That it's which be we think closed, project. the to now, Right it Yes. we're large hasn't of

that of for That take get a backlog, if now. if our they in like booked projects when $X project projects signed is be comes that's opposed to good million a maybe XX% where do of they we or in sure next boost say, going win up. of in longer about than our rate were these lot amount it a I year. a would sometimes that portion that or as that, revenue certain stopped believe sometimes is even rate, XX% is forecast run at to portion is talk going we we've are it. weighted next contract close. of about right When that we've project And $XX comprised million a run because finish think. probability. to We XXX% that of next so, for that above our delayed Sometimes get which year year a is It's should theory, But a recognized

the but We the has a So a project we've closed. of it year on between a hopefully been believe closing and That's or now next of years. in of working end we'll early good couple that year, has see. chance not project for very


[Operator Instructions] Bill come from question will next Sutherland. Our

Unidentified Analyst

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Kevin Miller


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end announcements that's that's speculation. that now to is made fully in to year, going and hybrid So kids but we're the are between own that in two our that if So a right? just to model, to And our of those virtual, virtual. like impacts They've they'd having addition our happen pretty but right go November, are hybrid. sometime some hybrid now revenue skeptical XXX% Chicago the

Unidentified Analyst

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Kevin Miller

of a future, percentage we're on telehealth telehealth. small potentially we've could ton that refining that, sell offering. very to new dedicated of in before. salesperson that. And had never We're for recently a not we and We Bill. that, working big pretty in salesperson doing the offering hired be fact, A a that And us think a

think going So that's to when we we now. to that like days are going of focused we space be on lot back to a it's a space it's But even an area that five legs think in a because is good for think growth in future week. But session we're schools clearly have be, it's

Unidentified Analyst

some to to contracts --. convert, current Do we just your degree,

Kevin Miller

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Unidentified Analyst

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Kevin Miller

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Unidentified Analyst

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Kevin Miller

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We more questions the have no in queue.

Kevin Miller

No more questions?

Brad Vizi

RCM's We Okay. next Thank in forward you update quarter our call. to right. third for XXXX. All attending conference look


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