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 (Date of earliest event reported): October 10, 2012

 

ACCURIDE CORPORATION

(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)

 

Delaware

 

001-32483

 

61-1109077

(State or Other Jurisdiction of
Incorporation)

 

(Commission File
Number)

 

(IRS Employer
Identification No.)

 

7140 Office Circle, Evansville, IN

 

47715

(Address of Principal Executive Offices)

 

(Zip Code)

 

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code (812) 962-5000

 

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 (see General Instruction A.2. below):

 

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Item 7.01.                                          Regulation FD Disclosure

 

On October 10, 2012, Accuride Corporation (“Accuride”) will webcast its presentation at Deutsche Bank’s 20th Annual Leveraged Finance Conference being held at the Phoenician in Scottsdale, Arizona.  Rick Dauch, Accuride President & CEO, and Greg Risch, Vice President & Chief Financial Officer, will speak to the investment community beginning at 3:00 p.m. Pacific Time.  Accuride’s presentation will be broadcast live through an audio webcast available at the Investor Information section of the company’s website — www.accuridecorp.com. Presentation slides will be available for download at the site and the webcast will be available for replay for 30 days following the event.  The text of the slide presentation to be used by Accuride in connection with the conference, including information concerning forward-looking statements and factors that may affect future results, are furnished as Exhibit 99.1 hereto and incorporated by reference herein..

 

Also on October 10, 2012, Accuride issued a press release discussing commercial vehicle industry conditions, customer developments and its previously announced earnings guidance, noting that, due to uncertainty in the business environment, its full year financial performance will no longer be in line with previously announced guidance for 2012.  A copy of the press release is furnished as Exhibit 99.2 hereto and incorporated by reference herein.

 

The information contained in this Item 7.01 and in Exhibits 99.1 and 99.2 is being furnished and not filed for purposes of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 and is not deemed incorporated by reference by any general statements incorporating by reference this report or future filings into any filings under the Securities Act of 1933 or the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, except to the extent Accuride specifically incorporates the information by reference. By filing this report on Form 8-K and furnishing this information, Accuride makes no admission as to the materiality of any information in this Item 7.01 that is required to be disclosed solely by reason of Regulation FD.

 

The information being furnished pursuant to this Item 7.01 is intended to be considered in the context of Accuride’s SEC filings and other public announcements that Accuride may make from time to time, by press release or otherwise. Accuride undertakes no duty or obligation to publicly update or revise the information contained in this report.

 

Item 9.01.                                          Financial Statements and Exhibits

 

(d)                                 Exhibits

 

99.1                   Text of Slide Presentation.

 

99.2                   Press Release of Accuride Corporation, dated October 10, 2012.

 

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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.

 

 

ACCURIDE CORPORATION

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

/s/ STEPHEN A. MARTIN

 

Dated:

October 10, 2012

Stephen A. Martin

 

 

Senior Vice President / General Counsel

 

 

 

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EXHIBIT INDEX

 

Exhibit Number

 

Description

 

 

 

99.1

 

Text of Slide Presentation.

 

 

 

99.2

 

Press Release of Accuride Corporation, dated October 10, 2012.

 

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