GenTek Inc. Announces Earnings Call Wednesday, November 12, 2008, 11 A.M. E.T.

Broadcast Available Via Conference Call

PARSIPPANY, N.J., Oct. 29, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- GenTek Inc. (Nasdaq:GETI) has scheduled a conference call on Wednesday, November 12, 2008 at 11 a.m. Eastern Time to review the Company's financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2008. Remarks by William E. Redmond, Jr., President and Chief Executive Officer of GenTek Inc. and by Thomas B. Testa, Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of the Company will be followed by a Q & A session.

The call may be accessed by dialing 877-719-9795. Callers are advised to dial into the call at least ten minutes prior to the scheduled start time.

A telephone replay of the call will be available from 2 p.m. November 12, 2008 through midnight Friday, November 21, 2008. To access the replay, please dial 888-203-1112 (domestic) or 719-457-0820 (international) and enter the passcode 3949647.

About GenTek Inc.

GenTek provides specialty inorganic chemical products and valve actuation systems and components for automotive and heavy duty/commercial engines. GenTek operates over 50 manufacturing facilities and technical centers and has approximately 1,500 employees.

GenTek's 2,000-plus customers include many of the world's leading manufacturers of cars and trucks, and heavy equipment, in addition to global energy companies and water treatment facilities. Additional information about the Company is available at

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