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): December 18, 2018 (December 12, 2018)

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

Commission File Number: 0-31051




(State or other jurisdiction

of incorporation)

(IRS Employer

Identification No.)


7050 Woodbine Avenue, Suite 300

Markham, Ontario, Canada L3R 4G8
(Address of principal executive offices, including zip code)

(905) 479-1810
(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)

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 5.03. Amendments to Articles of Incorporation or Bylaws.


On June 15, 2018, at a meeting of the Board of Directors (the “Board”) of SMTC Corporation, a Delaware corporation (the “Company”), the Board approved an amendment (the “Amendment”) to the Company’s Fifth Amended and Restated Certificate of Incorporation (the “Certificate of Incorporation”) in order to remove Article X, Section 4 of the Certificate of Incorporation in its entirety, for the purpose of removing (i) the requirement that a member of the Board may only be removed “for cause” and (ii) the establishment of the vote required to remove a director at 75% of the shares then entitled to vote at an election of directors. The Board further approved the submission of the Amendment to the stockholders for approval. On August 7, 2018, at Company’s annual meeting of stockholders, the stockholders voted to approve the Amendment.


On December 12, 2018, the Company filed a Certificate of Amendment to its Certificate of Incorporation reflecting the Amendment with the Secretary of State of the State of Delaware (the “Certificate of Amendment”), which became effective upon filing. The foregoing description of the Certificate of Amendment does not purport to be complete and is qualified in its entirety by reference to the full text of the Certificate of Amendment, which is attached hereto as Exhibit 3.1 and incorporated herein by reference.


Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits. 


(d)       Exhibits.







Certificate of Amendment of Certificate of Incorporation of SMTC Corporation





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.




SMTC Corporation







Date: December 18, 2018


/s/ Edward Smith



Edward Smith



President and Chief Executive Officer