UNITED STATES

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

Washington, D.C. 20549

FORM 8-K

CURRENT REPORT

 

Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the

Securities Exchange Act of 1934

 

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): September 22, 2020

 

THE L.S. STARRETT COMPANY

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

 

Massachusetts

1-367

04-1866480

(State or Other Jurisdiction of

Incorporation)

(Commission File Number)

(IRS Employer

Identification No.)

 

121 CRESCENT STREET, ATHOL, MASSACHUSETTS 01331

(Address of principal executive offices) (Zip Code)

 

Registrant's telephone number:

978-249-3551

 

N/A

(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)

 

Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:

Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)

Soliciting material pursuant to Rule 14a-12 under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14a-12)

Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 14d-2(b) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14d-2(b)

Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 13e-4(c) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.13e-4(c)

 

Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:

Title of each class

 

Trading

Symbol(s)

 

Name of each exchange on

which registered

Class A Common Stock, $1.00 par value per share

 

SCX

 

New York Stock Exchange

 

 

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§ 240 12b-2 of this chapter).

 

Emerging Growth Company ☐

 

If an emerging growth company, indicate by a check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act. ☐

 

 

 

ITEM 7.01. Regulation FD Disclosure.

 

On September 22, 2020, The L.S. Starrett Company (the “Company”) issued a press release to announce strategic measures taken as a result of the global COVID-19 pandemic.

 

A copy of the Company’s press release is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 and is incorporated by reference herein.

 

The information contained in this Current Report on Form 8-K is being furnished and shall not be deemed to be “filed” for the purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that Section. Furthermore, the information contained in this Item 7.01 shall not be deemed to be incorporated by reference into any registration statement or other document filed pursuant to the Securities Act of 1933, as amended.

 

Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.

 

(d) Exhibits

 

99.1

Press release dated September 22, 2020

 

 

 

SIGNATURES

 

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

 

 

 

THE L.S. STARRETT COMPANY

   

Dated: September 22, 2020

By: /s/ John C. Tripp

 

Name: John C. Tripp

 

Title: Treasurer and Chief Financial Officer

 

 
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