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): April 23, 2013




Simpson Manufacturing Co., Inc.


(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)



Delaware 1-13429 94-3196943
(State or other jurisdiction  (Commission  (I.R.S. Employer
of incorporation) file number) Identification No.)





5956 W. Las Positas Boulevard, Pleasanton, CA 94588


(Address of principal executive offices)



(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code): (925) 560-9000



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:


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Item 2.02 Results of Operations and Financial Condition.


On April 25, 2013, Simpson Manufacturing Co., Inc. announced its first quarter 2013 results in a press release, a copy of which is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 and incorporated herein by this reference.


Item 5.07 Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders


The Annual Meeting of Stockholders (“Annual Meeting”) was held on April 23, 2013. The following nominees were elected as directors by the votes indicated:


    Total Votes   Total Votes        
    for Each   Withheld from   Broker   Term
Name   Director   Each Director   Non-Votes   Expires*
James S. Andrasick   40,289,375   1,730,426   2,668,477   2016
Gary M. Cusumano   37,815,287   4,204,514   2,668,477   2016
Peter N. Louras, Jr.   38,889,803   3,129,998   2,668,477   2016



 * The term expires on the date of the Annual Meeting in the year indicated.


The terms as directors of Thomas J Fitzmyers, Jennifer A. Chatman, Earl F. Cheit, Robin G. MacGillivray, Barclay Simpson and Barry Lawson Williams continued after the meeting.


The following proposals were also adopted at the Annual Meeting by the votes indicated:


   For   Against   Abstain   Non-Votes 
Re-approval of the Company’s amended                    
Executive Officer Cash Profit Sharing Plan   39,506,447    2,372,444    140,910    2,668,477 
Ratification of the selection of                    
PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as the                    
independent registered public accounting                    
firm of the Company for 2013   43,906,730    700,452    81,096    N/A 


Our stockholders approved, in an advisory (non-binding) vote, the compensation of our Named Executive Officers. The result of the advisory (non-binding) vote on the compensation of our Named Executive Officers was as follows:


  For   Against   Abstain   Non-Votes
  39,686,360   2,161,864   171,577   2,668,477





The following stockholder proposals were also adopted or rejected at the Annual Meeting by the votes indicated:


    For      Against     Abstain       Non-Votes  
Adoption of a majority voting standard     23,395,268       18,535,731       88,802       2,668,477  
in Director elections                                
      13,522,398       27,334,273       1,163,130       2,668,477  
Requirement to publish a report on sustainability                                


Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits


Exhibit No. Description
Exhibit 99.1 Press release dated April 25, 2013.








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.


    Simpson Manufacturing Co., Inc.
DATE: April 25, 2013 By:  /s/ BRIAN J. MAGSTADT
    Brian J. Magstadt
Chief Financial Officer