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) December 9, 2009
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
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2001 Theurer Boulevard, Winona, Minnesota
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Registrant's telephone number, including area code: (507) 454-5374
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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Item 8.01. Other Events.
On December 9, 2009, Fastenal Company issued a press release announcing it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire certain assets of Holo-Krome, a leader in the production of domestic socket head screw products. The sales of this business for the year ended December 31, 2008 are less than 1% of the consolidated sales of the Fastenal organization for the same period. The transaction is anticipated to close on December 18, 2009. The full text of the press release is set forth in Exhibit 99.1 attached hereto and is incorporated in this Current Report as if fully set forth herein.
Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.
Exhibit 99.1. Press release dated December 9, 2009
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, the Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
December 9, 2009
/s/ DANIEL L. FLORNESS
Daniel L. Florness
Chief Financial Officer
|99.1||Press release dated December 9, 2009|