This excerpt taken from the DRQ DEF 14A filed Mar 23, 2005.
To Be Held May 12, 2005
To the Stockholders of
The annual meeting of stockholders of Dril-Quip, Inc. (the Company) will be held at the Omni Houston Hotel Westside, 13210 Katy Freeway, Houston, Texas, on Thursday, May 12, 2005 at 2:00 p.m., Houston time, for the following purposes:
The Board of Directors has fixed March 22, 2005 as the record date for determining stockholders of the Company entitled to notice of, and to vote at, the meeting or any reconvened meeting after an adjournment thereof, and only holders of Common Stock of the Company of record at the close of business on that date will be entitled to notice of, and to vote at, the meeting or any reconvened meeting after an adjournment.
You are cordially invited to attend the meeting in person. Even if you plan to attend the meeting, however, you are requested to mark, sign, date and return the accompanying proxy as soon as possible.
By Order of the Board of Directors
Gary D. Smith
Co-Chairman of the Board, Co-Chief Executive Officer and Secretary
March 28, 2005
13550 Hempstead Highway
Houston, Texas 77040