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Global Power Equipment Group Inc. Announces Timing of the Fourth Quarter and Fiscal 2011 Financial Results Conference Call

IRVING, Texas, March 1, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Global Power Equipment Group Inc. (Nasdaq:GLPW) ("Global Power") today announced that it will release its fourth quarter and fiscal 2011 results after the market closes on Wednesday, March 14, 2012. This release will be followed by a conference call for investors on Thursday, March 15, 2012 at 10:30 a.m. Central Time (11:30 a.m. Eastern Time) to discuss Global Power's fourth quarter and fiscal 2011 results. Hosting the call will be David L. Keller, President and Chief Executive Officer, and David Willis, Chief Financial Officer.

The call can be accessed live over the telephone by dialing (877) 407-3982, or for international callers, (201) 493-6780. A replay will be available shortly after the call and can be accessed by dialing (877) 870-5176, or for international callers, (858) 384-5517. The passcode for the replay is 389391. The replay will be available until March 29, 2012.

Interested parties may also listen to a simultaneous webcast of the conference call by logging onto Global Power's website at www.globalpower.com in the Investor Relations—Events & Presentations section. A replay of the webcast will also be available for approximately 30 days following the call.

About Global Power

Texas-based Global Power Equipment Group Inc. is a design, engineering and manufacturing firm providing a broad array of equipment and services to the global power infrastructure, energy and process industries. Through its Services Division, the Company provides on-site specialty support and outage management services for commercial nuclear reactors in the United States and maintenance services to fossil and hydroelectric power plants and other industrial operations. Through its Products Division, the Company designs, engineers and manufactures a comprehensive portfolio of equipment for gas turbine power plants and power-related equipment for industrial operations, with over 40 years of power generation industry experience. With a strong competitive position in its product lines, the Company benefits from a large installed base of equipment in domestic and international markets. Additional information about Global Power Equipment Group Inc. may be found at www.globalpower.com.

CONTACT: Jennifer Gordon
         ICR
         (214) 574-2711
         investorrelations@globalpower.com
Source: Global Power Equipment Group Inc.