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Pursuant to Section 13 OR 15(d) of The Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported) May 10, 2012
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
39400 Woodward Avenue, Suite 130, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan
(Address of principal executive offices)
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code (248) 631-5450
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report.)
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Item 5.07. Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.
(a) TriMas Corporation (the “Corporation”) held its Annual Meeting of Shareholders on May 10, 2012 (“Annual Meeting”).
(b) There were a total of 35,177,409 shares of the Corporation’s common stock outstanding and entitled to vote at the Annual Meeting and there were 33,144,996 shares of common stock represented in person or by proxy at the Annual Meeting, which constituted a quorum to conduct business at the meeting.
The items voted upon at the Annual Meeting and the results of the vote on each proposal were as follows:
Proposal 1. Election of directors for a three year term:
Daniel P. Tredwell
Samuel Valenti III
Proposal 2. To ratify the appointment of KPMG LLP as the Corporation's independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2012:
Based on the votes set forth above, each of the nominees were elected as directors and the Corporation's appointment of KPMG LLP as its independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2012 was ratified by the shareholders of the Corporation at the Annual Meeting.
(c) Not applicable.
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.
Date: May 11, 2012
/s/ Joshua A. Sherbin
Joshua A. Sherbin
Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary