INTEGER HOLDINGS CORPORATION (NYSE:GB) Files An 8-K Temporary Suspension of Trading Under Registrant’s Employee Benefit Plans

INTEGER HOLDINGS CORPORATION (NYSE:GB) Files An 8-K Temporary Suspension of Trading Under Registrant’s Employee Benefit Plans

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Item 5.04 Temporary Suspension of Trading Under Registrants
Employee Benefit Plans.

On November 22, 2016, Integer Holdings Corporation (the Company)
received a notice required by Section 101(i)(2)(E) of the
Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974, as amended,
regarding a blackout period, described below, under the
Greatbatch, Inc. 401(k) Retirement Plan (the Plan). Due to the
liquidation of the shares of common stock of the Company (the
Common Stock) held in the Plans Greatbatch Stock Fund (the Stock
Fund), Plan participants will be unable to direct or diversify
investments in or out of the Stock Fund during a blackout period
that is scheduled to begin at 4:00 p.m., Eastern Time, on Monday,
December 19, 2016, and is expected to end during the week of
February 12, 2017 (the Plan Blackout Period).
On November 28, 2016, the Company sent a blackout trading notice
(the Blackout Notice) to its directors and officers who are
subject to Section 16 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as
amended, informing them that, to Section 306(a) of the
Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 and the rules promulgated thereunder,
they would be prohibited during the Plan Blackout Period from
purchasing or selling shares of Common Stock (including
derivative securities pertaining to such shares) acquired in
connection with their service or employment as a director or an
officer of the Company.
During the Plan Blackout Period and for a period of two years
after the ending date of the Plan Blackout Period, security
holders or other interested persons may obtain, without charge,
information about the actual beginning and ending dates of the
Plan Blackout Period and other information regarding the Plan
Blackout Period by contacting Integer Holdings Corporation, Attn:
General Counsel, 10000 Wehrle Drive, Clarence, NY, 14031.
A copy of the Blackout Notice is attached as Exhibit 99.1 to this
Current Report on Form 8-K and is incorporated herein by
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
(d) Exhibits
Description of Exhibit
Form of Notice of Trading Blackout Period, dated
November 28, 2016


Integer Holdings Corporation, formerly Greatbatch, Inc., manufactures and develops medical devices and components primarily for original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), which depend on it to design, develop and produce intellectual property protected medical device technologies. The Company owns Lake Region Medical Holdings, Inc. (Lake Region Medical), which is a medical device outsource (MDO) manufacturer serving the cardiac, neuromodulation, orthopedics, cardio and vascular, environmental and military markets, among others. It operates through three segments: Greatbatch Medical, QiG and Lake Region Medical. Its brands include Greatbatch Medical, Lake Region Medical and Electrochem. The Greatbatch Medical segment’s products include batteries, capacitors, feedthroughs, coated electrodes, manufactured primary cells, and assembled primary and secondary battery packs. The Lake Region Medical segment’s products include access and infusion therapy guidewires, and angiographic guidewires.


INTEGER HOLDINGS CORPORATION (NYSE:GB) closed its last trading session down -0.01 at 30.93 with 285,151 shares trading hands.

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