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) March 31, 2006
Merrimac Industries, Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
Registrant's telephone number, including area code (973) 575-1300
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report.)
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Item 8.01. Other Events.
On March 31, 2006, Merrimac Industries, Inc. issued a press release announcing that it has been granted a patent for its Multi-Mix® Microtechnology from the State Intellectual Property Office of the People's Republic of China entitled "Method of Making Microwave Multifunction Modules Using Fluoropolymer Composite Substrates." The entire text of the press release is furnished as Exhibit 99.1.
Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.
|99.1||Press release dated March 31, 2006 issued by Merrimac Industries, Inc., announcing a patent grant for its Multi-Mix® Microtechnology from the People's Republic of China.|
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.
MERRIMAC INDUSTRIES, INC.
|By: /s/ Robert V. Condon
Name: Robert V. Condon
Title: Vice President, Finance
and Chief Financial Officer
Date: March 31, 2006