UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549
SPECIALIZED DISCLOSURE REPORT
AMERICAN AXLE & MANUFACTURING HOLDINGS, INC.
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Its Charter)
(State or Other Jurisdiction of Incorporation or Organization)
(Commission File Number)
(I.R.S. Employer Identification No.)
One Dauch Drive, Detroit, Michigan
(Address of Principal Executive Offices)
David E. Barnes (313) 758-2000
(Name and telephone number, including area code, of the person to contact in connection with this report.)
Check the appropriate box to indicate the rule pursuant to which this form is being filed and provide the period to which the information in this form applies:
þ Rule 13p-1 under the Securities Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.13p-1) for the reporting period from January 1 to December 31, 2017.
Section 1 - Conflict Minerals Disclosure
Item 1.01 - Conflict Minerals Disclosure and Report
Pursuant to Rule 13p-1 under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, American Axle & Manufacturing Holdings, Inc. (the "Company" or "AAM") has determined that it is required to file a Conflict Minerals Report, which is filed as Exhibit 1.01 to this Specialized Report on Form SD. AAM's Conflict Minerals Report is also available on our website at aam.com/suppliers/doing-business-with-aam/conflict-minerals.
Item 1.02 - Exhibit
A copy of the Company's Conflict Minerals Report for the period of January 1, 2017 through December 31, 2017 is filed as Exhibit 1.01 hereto and is also available on our website at the address referenced in Item 1.01 above.
Section 2 - Exhibits
Item 2.01 - Exhibits
The following exhibit is filed as part of this report:
Exhibit 1.01 - Conflict Minerals Report for the period from January 1, 2017 through December 31, 2017 as required by Items 1.01 and 1.02 of this Form SD.
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 duly authorized undersigned.
American Axle & Manufacturing Holdings, Inc.
/s/ David E. Barnes
Date: May 29, 2018
Vice President & General Counsel