SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
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): October 19, 2010
CARPENTER TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State of or other jurisdiction
P.O. Box 14662
|(Address of principal executive offices)||(Zip Code)|
Registrants telephone number, including area code
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Item 8.01 Other Events.
On October 19, 2010, Carpenter Technology Corporation issued a News Release announcing that it has established two joint venture arrangements with Sandvik Materials Technology focused on high-performance powder metal products. Carpenter Technology Corporation will acquire a 40 percent interest in Sandvik Powdermet AB, located in Surahammar, Sweden, and Sandvik AB will acquire a 40 percent interest in Carpenter Powder Products AB, located in Torshalla, Sweden. A copy of the News Release is included as Exhibit 99.1 hereto.
Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.
|99.1||Carpenter Technology Corporation News Release dated October 19, 2010|
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.
|CARPENTER TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION|
|James D. Dee|
|Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary|
Date: October 19, 2010