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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: March 13, 2018
(Date of earliest event reported)

A. M. CASTLE & CO.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

Maryland
1-5415
36-0879160
(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation)
(Commission File Number)
(IRS Employer Identification No.)

1420 Kensington Road, Suite 220
 Oak Brook, IL 60523
(Address of principal executive offices)

Registrant's telephone number including area code: (847) 455-7111

Not Applicable
(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 (see General Instruction A.2. below):

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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-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§240.12b-2 of this chapter).
Emerging growth company [  ]
If an emerging growth company, indicate by 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 2.02 – Results of Operations and Financial Condition

In accordance with General Instruction B.2 to Form 8-K, the following information shall not be deemed “filed” for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, nor shall it be deemed incorporated by reference in any filing under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, except as shall be expressly set forth by specific reference in such a filing.

The information regarding the results of operations and financial condition of A.M. Castle & Co. (the "Company") for the fourth quarter and year ended December 31, 2017, responsive to this Item 2.02, and contained in Exhibit 99.1 filed herewith, is incorporated by reference herein.

Item 7.01 – Regulation FD Disclosure

In accordance with General Instruction B.2 to Form 8-K, the following information shall not be deemed “filed” for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, nor shall it be deemed incorporated by reference in any filing under 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) The following exhibits are filed herewith:

Exhibit Number
 
Description
99.1
 
Press Release, dated March 13, 2018


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Cautionary Note Regarding Forward Looking Statements

Information provided and statements contained in this Current Report on Form 8-K or the Exhibits hereto that are not purely historical are forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (“Securities Act”), Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (“Exchange Act”), and the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, as amended. Such forward-looking statements only speak as of the date of this release and the Company assumes no obligation to update the information included in this report. Such forward-looking statements include information concerning our possible or assumed future results of operations, including descriptions of our business strategy, and the cost savings and other benefits that we expect to achieve from our restructuring. These statements often include words such as “believe,” “expect,” “anticipate,” “intend,” “predict,” “plan,” “should,” or similar expressions. These statements are not guarantees of performance or results, and they involve risks, uncertainties, and assumptions. Although we believe that these forward-looking statements are based on reasonable assumptions, there are many factors that could affect our actual financial results or results of operations and could cause actual results to differ materially from those in the forward-looking statements. These factors include our ability to effectively manage our operational initiatives and implemented restructuring activities, the impact of volatility of metals prices, the cyclical and seasonal aspects of our business, our ability to effectively manage inventory levels, and the impact of our substantial level of indebtedness, as well as including those risk factors identified in our Annual Report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2017, which we will file shortly. All future written and oral forward-looking statements by us or persons acting on our behalf are expressly qualified in their entirety by the cautionary statements contained or referred to above. Except as required by the federal securities laws, we do not have any obligations or intention to release publicly any revisions to any forward-looking statements to reflect events or circumstances in the future, to reflect the occurrence of unanticipated events or for any other reason.

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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.


 
 
A.M. CASTLE & CO.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
By:
/s/ Marec E. Edgar
March 13, 2018
 
 
Marec E. Edgar
 
 
 
Executive Vice President, General Counsel,
Secretary & Chief Administrative Officer
 
 
 
 
 



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EXHIBIT INDEX

Exhibit No.
 
Description
99.1
 


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