8-K 1 form_8-k.htm FORM 8-K CURRENT REPORT FOR 05-01-2018




Washington, D.C. 20549






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


Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): May 1, 2018



(Exact name of Registrant as specified in its charter)


    Nevada     000-30262     90-0273142    
(State or jurisdiction of incorporation) (Commission File No.) (IRS Employer Identification No.)


500 Union Street, Suite 810

Seattle, Washington 98101

                (206) 903-1351                

(Address of Registrant’s principal executive office and telephone number)


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Item 5.03 Amendments to Articles of Incorporation or Bylaws: Change in Fiscal Year.


On May 1, 2018, Know Labs, Inc. – a Nevada corporation incorporated on April 3, 2018, and our wholly-owned subsidiary – merged with and into us, Visualant Incorporated (the “Company”) pursuant to an Agreement and Plan of Merger dated May 1, 2018.  In connection with the merger, our Articles of Incorporation were effectively amended to change our name to “Know Labs, Inc.” by and through the filing of Articles of Merger which are filed herewith as Exhibit 3.1.  This parent-subsidiary merger was approved by us, the parent, in accordance with Nevada Revised Statutes Section 92A.180.  Stockholder approval was not required.  This amendment was filed with the Nevada Secretary of State and became effective on May 1, 2018.


Item 8.01 Other Events


Corporate Name Change and Symbol Change


In addition to the Company’s approval of the parent-subsidiary merger and the concurrent corporate name change, on May 1, 2018, the Company filed a corporate action with FINRA to effectively change the Company’s OTC trading symbol (the “Symbol Change”) and change the Company’s name to “Know Labs, Inc.” The Company’s Board of Directors approved the Symbol Change on April 10, 2018, and in accordance with the Nevada Revised Statutes, no shareholder approval was required. The Symbol Change would change the Company’s current symbol from “VSUL” to “KNWN,” or, if unavailable, either “KNLB” or “KLBS,” pending FINRA’s confirmation.


Press Release


On May 2, 2018, the Company issued a press release announcing the corporate name and symbol change. The press release is furnished as Exhibit 99.1 hereto and incorporated herein by reference.


Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.


(d)     Exhibits –


Exhibit No.   Description
3.1   Articles of Merger
99.1   Press Release dated May 2, 2018 regarding corporate name and symbol change.





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.



  By: /s/ Ronald P. Erickson
    Ronald P. Erickson
Chairman of the Board of Directors


May 3, 2018


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