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: February 16th, 2021
(Date of earliest event reported)
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
|Delaware|| ||1-7107|| ||93-0609074|
|(State or other jurisdiction of|
incorporation or organization)
| ||(IRS Employer|
414 Union Street, Suite 2000, Nashville, TN 37219
(Address of principal executive offices) (Zip Code)
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (615) 986 - 5600
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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
|Title of each class||Trading Symbol||Name of each exchange on which registered|
|Common Stock, $1 par value||LPX||New York Stock Exchange|
Item 2.02 Results of Operations and Financial Condition
On February 16, 2021, Louisiana - Pacific Corporation (LP) issued a press release announcing financial results for the quarter and year ended December 31, 2020. A copy of the press release is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 and incorporated herein by reference.
The information provided pursuant to this Item 2.02, including Exhibit 99.1 in Item 9.01, is “furnished” and shall not be deemed to be “filed” with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) or incorporated by reference in any filing under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the “Exchange Act”), or the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the “Securities Act”), except as shall be expressly set forth by specific reference in any such filings.
Item 7.01 Regulation FD Disclosure.
On February 16, 2021, Louisiana-Pacific Corporation (the “Company”) issued a press release reporting its financial results for the quarter and year ended December 31, 2020, providing its first quarter of 2021 outlook, and announcing strategic updates with respect to (i) the conversion of the Company’s mill in Houlton, Maine from Laminated Strand Lumber (LVL) and Oriented Stand Board (OSB) to SmartSide production, (ii) the conversion of the Company's OSB mill in Sagola, Michigan to SmartSide production sometime after siding production begins at the Houlton mill, (iii) initiating the process to restart the Company’s Peace Valley OSB mill in Fort St. John, British Columbia, and (iv) the exploration of strategic alternatives with respect to the Company’s remaining Engineered Wood Products (EWP) segment, including a possible sale in whole or in part. The press release is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 and incorporated herein by reference.
The information contained in this Current Report on Form 8-K (including Exhibit 99.1) is being furnished and shall not be deemed “filed” for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities and Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the “Exchange Act”), or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that Section. The information contained in this Current Report on Form 8-K shall not be incorporated by reference into any registration statement or other document pursuant to the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or the Exchange Act, except as shall be expressly set forth by specific reference in any such filing.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
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.
/s/ DEREK DOYLE
|Vice President, Controller and Chief Accounting Officer|
Date: February 16, 2021