8-K 1 form8-k.htm KAMAN CORPORATION FORM 8-K DATED APRIL 1, 2008 form8-k.htm



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 1, 2008 (March 31, 2008)


Kaman Corporation
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Its Charter)


Connecticut
(State or Other Jurisdiction of Incorporation)

0-1093
 
06-0613548
(Commission File Number)
 
(IRS Employer Identification No.)
     
1332 Blue Hills Avenue, Bloomfield, Connecticut
 
06002
(Address of Principal Executive Offices)
 
(Zip Code)

(860) 243-7100
(Registrant's Telephone Number, Including Area Code)

Not Applicable
(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report)

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Item 8.01    Other Events.

On April 1, 2008, the company announced that on March 31, 2008, its subsidiary, Kaman Industrial Technologies Corporation, completed the previously announced acquisition of 100% of the capital stock of Industrial Supply Corporation (ISC) of Richmond, Virginia. ISC is a distributor of power transmission, fluid power, material handling and industrial MRO supply products with annual sales of about $55 million. Please see the press release attached as Exhibit 99.1 issued on April 1, 2008 regarding the transaction.
 

 
Item 9.01  Financial Statements and Exhibits.

(c) Exhibits.
 
Exhibit 99.1
Press Release of the Company dated April 1, 2008.


 
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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.


 
KAMAN CORPORATION
     
     
     
     
 
By:
/s/ Robert M. Garneau
   
Robert M. Garneau
   
Executive Vice President and
   
Chief Financial Officer

Date: April 1, 2008




 
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KAMAN CORPORATION AND SUBSIDIARIES

Index to Exhibits

Exhibit
Description
 
 
Exhibit 99.1
 
Press release dated April 1, 2008.
Attached


 
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