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Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of Earliest Event Reported): October 5, 2012




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Oregon   000-23996   93-1151989

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2765 N.W. Nicolai Street

Portland, Oregon

(Address of principal executive offices)   (Zip Code)

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (503) 227-7908

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Item 2.02 Results of Operations and Financial Condition.

On October 5, 2012, Schmitt Industries, Inc. issued a press release entitled “Schmitt Industries Announces First Quarter Fiscal 2013 Operating Results.” A copy of the press release is furnished as Exhibit 99.1 to this report.

The information contained in this Current Report shall not be deemed “filed” for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the “Exchange Act”), or incorporated by reference in any filing under the Exchange Act or the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, except as shall be expressly set forth by specific reference in such a filing.

Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.


(d) Exhibits


99.1    Press release entitled “Schmitt Industries Announces First Quarter Fiscal 2013 Operating Results.”

Forward Looking Statements

Certain statements in this release, including but not limited to remarks by Wayne Case and Jim Fitzhenry, are “forward-looking statements.” These statements are based upon current expectations, estimates and projections about the Company’s business that are based, in part, on assumptions made by management. These statements are not guarantees of future performance and involve risks and uncertainties that are difficult to predict. Actual outcomes and results may differ materially from what is expressed or forecasted in these forward-looking statements due to numerous factors including, but not limited to, general economic conditions and the global financial crisis, the volatility of the Company’s primary markets, the Xact™ tank monitoring system’s commercial viability and ability to satisfy expected demand, the ability to develop new products to satisfy changes in consumer demands, protection of intellectual property rights, the intensity of competition, the effect on production time and overall cost of products if any of our primary suppliers are lost or if a primary supplier increases the prices of raw materials, fluctuations in quarterly and annual operating results, the ability to reduce operating costs if sales decline, maintenance of a significant investment in inventories in anticipation of future sales, attracting and retaining key management and qualified technical and sales personnel, changes in effective tax rates, increased costs due to changes in securities laws and regulations, and risks from international sales and currency fluctuations

For further information regarding risks and uncertainties associated with Schmitt’s business, please refer to Schmitt’s SEC filings, including, but not limited to, its Forms 10-K, 10-Q and 8-K.

The forward-looking statements in this release speak only as of the date on which they were made, and the Company does not undertake any obligation to update any forward-looking statement to reflect events or circumstances after the date of this release, or for changes to this document made by wire services or internet service providers.


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.


October 5, 2012     By:  

/s/ Wayne A. Case

      Name: Wayne A. Case
      Title: Chairman and Chief Executive Officer