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EML Eastern


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: April 29, 2020
(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 2.02 – Results of Operations and Financial Condition

Press Release dated April 29, 2020 announcing the first quarter earnings for 2020 is attached hereto.



ITEM 7.01 – Regulation FD Disclosure

On April 29, 2020, The Eastern Company released the first quarter earnings of 2020.  A copy of the Press Release dated April 29, 2020 announcing the first quarter earnings for 2019 is attached hereto.



ITEM 9.01 – Financial Statements and Exhibits

(d) Exhibits


Exhibit No.                  Title

99.1  Press Release dated April 29, 2020 announcing the first quarter earnings for 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 Eastern Company
  
  
  
Date: April 29, 2020
/s/August M. Vlak
 
August M. Vlak
President and Chief Executive Officer