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Item 2.02. Results of Operations and Financial Condition
On January 8, 2013, Greatbatch, Inc. (the “Company”) issued a press release announcing certain preliminary results for its year ended December 28, 2012 and provided guidance for fiscal 2013. A copy of the release is furnished with this report as Exhibit 99.1 and is incorporated by reference into this Item 2.02.
The information contained in this report under Item 2.02 is being furnished and shall not be deemed filed for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the “Exchange Act”), or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that section. The information contained in this report under Item 2.02 shall not be incorporated by reference into any registration statement or other document filed pursuant to the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or the Exchange Act, except as shall be expressly set forth by specific reference in such filing.
Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits
99.1 Press Release dated January 8, 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, thereunto duly authorized.