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ARTW Art`s-way Manufacturing

Filed: 21 Apr 21, 2:53pm

UNITED STATES

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

Washington, DC 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): April 21, 2021

 

ARTS-WAY MANUFACTURING CO., INC.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

 

Delaware

(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation)

   

000-05131

 

42-0920725

(Commission File Number)

 

(IRS Employer

  

Identification No.)

5556 Highway 9

Armstrong, Iowa 50514

(Address of principal executive offices) (Zip Code)

 

(712) 864-3131

(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)

 

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:

 

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

 

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

 

Title of each class

Trading Symbol(s)

Name of each exchange on which registered

Common stock $.01 par value

ARTW

The Nasdaq Stock Market LLC

 

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 5.07         Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.

 

On April 21, 2021, Art’s-Way Manufacturing, Co., Inc. (the “Company”) held its 2021 Annual Meeting of Stockholders (the “Annual Meeting”). At the Annual Meeting, the following actions were taken:

 

1. The Stockholders elected five nominees to the Company’s Board of Directors to hold office until the next annual meeting and until their successors are elected and qualified.

 

2. The Stockholders ratified the selection of Eide Bailly LLP as the Company's independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending November 30, 2021.

 

3. The Stockholders approved, on a non-binding and advisory basis, the compensation of the named executive officers of the Company.

 

The voting results for each such matter were as follows:

 

1. Election of directors:

 

Nominee:

For:

Withheld:

Broker Non-Votes:

Marc H. McConnell

2,713,586

142,972

773,974

Thomas E. Buffamante

2,712,748

143,810

773,974

David R. Castle

2,709,317

147,241

773,974

Matthew Westendorf

2,829,776

26,782

773,974

David A. White

2,711,949

144,609

773,974

 

2. Ratification of selection of Eide Bailly LLP as the Company's independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending November 30, 2021:

 

For:

Against:

Abstain:

Broker Non-Votes:

3,597,164

17,637

15,732

-

 

3. Approval, on a non-binding and advisory basis, of named executive officer compensation:

 

For:

Against:

Abstain:

Broker Non-Votes:

2,786,121

50,242

20,195

773,974

 

 

 

SIGNATURE

 

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.

 

Dated: April 21, 2021

 

 

ARTS-WAY MANUFACTURING CO., INC.

 

   
   
 /s/ Michael W. Woods 
 Michael W. Woods 
 Chief Financial Officer