SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
CURRENT REPORT PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d)
OF THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): January 31, 2013
APPLIED INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGIES, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
One Applied Plaza, Cleveland, Ohio 44115
(Address of Principal Executive Officers) (Zip Code)
Registrant's Telephone Number, Including Area Code: (216) 426-4000
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ITEM 2.02. RESULTS OF OPERATIONS AND FINANCIAL CONDITION.
On January 31, 2013, Applied Industrial Technologies, Inc. (“Applied”) issued a release related to earnings for its second quarter ended December 31, 2012, and an increase in the quarterly dividend. The release is attached as Exhibit 99.1 to this Report on Form 8-K.
The information in this Report on Form 8-K, including the Exhibit, is being furnished and shall not be deemed “filed” for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (the “Exchange Act”) or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that section, nor shall it be deemed incorporated by reference in any filing under the Securities Act of 1933 or the Exchange Act.
ITEM 9.01. FINANCIAL STATEMENTS AND EXHIBITS.
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.