SEC Filing

Form 8-K

filed this form 8-K on 05/03/2018


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: May 2, 2018
(Date of earliest event reported)

The Eastern Company
 (Exact name of Registrant as specified in its charter)

Connecticut
001-35383
06-0330020
(State or other jurisdiction
(Commission File Number)
(IRS Employer
of incorporation)
 
Identification No.)


112 Bridge Street, Naugatuck, Connecticut
 
    06770
(Address of principal executive offices)
 
(Zip Code)

(203) 729-2255
 (Registrant's telephone number, including area code)

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

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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).

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ITEM 5.07 - Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders

On May 2, 2018, The Eastern Company held its annual meeting of shareholders. The results of the vote at the meeting were as follows:


     
FOR
 
WITHHELD
         
1)
Election of John W. Everets as a director for a one-year term expiring in the year 2019:
 
 
4,686,947
 
 
143,091
         
                     
 
Election of Michael A. McManus Jr. as a director for a one-year term expiring in the year 2019:
 
 
4,689,455
 
 
140,583
         
                     
 
Election of James A. Mitarotonda as a director for a one-year term expiring in the year 2019:
 
 
4,562,756
 
 
267,282
         
                     
 
Election of August M. Vlak   as a director for a one-year term expiring in the year 2019:
 
 
4,736,178
 
 
  93,860
         
                     
     
FOR
 
AGAINST
 
ABSTAIN
     
2)
Non-binding advisory vote to approve the named executive officers compensation.
 
 
4,778,729
 
 
  27,491
 
 
  23,818
     
                     
     
FOR
 
AGAINST
 
ABSTAIN
     
3)
Ratification of appointment of Fiondella, Milone & LaSaracina LLP as independent registered public accounting firm:
 
 
5,750,865
 
 
  51,811
 
 
  21,005
     



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 Eastern Company

Date:  May 3, 2018     
/s/John L. Sullivan III
 
John L. Sullivan III
Vice President and Chief Financial Officer