Survey Results: Conflict Minerals


1. We will file a Form SD this year
  Answer Responses Percent  
Yes, and it will be our 2nd year filing 26 89.7%
Yes, but it will be just our 1st year filing 0 0.0%
No, because we had business changes 0 0.0%
No, for other reasons than business changes 0 0.0%
Not applicable 3 10.3%

2. We will use the specific original determination wording for calendar year ’14 even though it’s currently not mandated
  Answer Responses Percent  
Yes 7 24.1%
No 17 58.6%
Not applicable 5 17.2%

3. We have decided to exclude non-metallic forms of 3TG per the letter from the industry groups posted on the SEC’s comment page
  Answer Responses Percent  
Yes 5 17.9%
No 7 25.0%
Not applicable 16 57.1%

4. Our Conflict Minerals Report will reflect significant changes in content, structure or approach from our ’13 CMR
  Answer Responses Percent  
Yes 6 20.7%
No 22 75.9%
Not applicable 1 3.4%

5. We didn’t conduct an Independent Private Sector Audit (IPSA) last year and
  Answer Responses Percent  
Don’t expect to conduct one for our 2014 report 29 100.0%
Expect to conduct one for our 2014 report 0 0.0%

6. We expect to conduct an IPSA for your 2014 report and we plan on using a
  Answer Responses Percent  
CPA firm & the Attestation standard 0 0.0%
Non-CPA firm & the Performance Audit Standard 2 50.0%
CPA firm & the Performance Audit Standard 2 50.0%

7. For manufacturers: we are requiring part-level information from our suppliers
  Answer Responses Percent  
Yes 11 37.9%
No 17 58.6%
Not applicable 1 3.4%

8. For suppliers: Our customers are no longer willing to accept company-wide disclosures
  Answer Responses Percent  
Yes 4 16.0%
No 17 68.0%
Not applicable 4 16.0%

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