Conflict Minerals

Buse Industries is committed to manufacturing electrical cable assemblies from components and materials made from suppliers that share our values around human rights, ethics and environmental responsibility.

On August 22, 2012, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC) issued conflict rule under Section 1502 the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (the “Conflict Minerals Rule”). The Conflict Minerals Rule requires publicly traded companies to report annually the presence of conflict minerals (Tin, Tungsten, Tantalum and Gold, or “3TG”) originating in the Democratic Republic of Congo (“DRC”) or adjoining countries (“Covered Countries”).

Buse Industries will assist our customers in implementing their conflict minerals programs for their custom wire and cable assemblies. We do expect our customers and suppliers to adopt policies and establish their own due diligence programs to ensure conflict free supply chains and to provide us only with components and materials that are conflict free. To the extent that we are allowed to source equivalent materials for our customers, we will ensure that we only use suppliers that can clearly demonstrate that the components supplied are fee of conflict minerals.

If we become aware of a supplier whose supply chain includes minerals that are not conflict free, we will take appropriate steps to remedy the situation in a timely manner, including reassessment of the supplier relationship. We expect our suppliers to take similar measures with their suppliers.

Buse Industries is a leading manufacturer of electro-mechanical and cable assemblies as well as a distributor of connectors, wire, cable and related accessories.

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