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 21, 2013




(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)


Illinois 0-23115 36-2848943
(State or other jurisdiction (Commission (IRS Employer
of incorporation) File Number) Identification No.)


22160 North Pepper Road, Lake Barrington, IL 60010

(Address of principal executive offices)  (Zip Code)



(Former name or former address, if changed since last report.)



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Item No. 2.02 – Results of Operations and Financial Condition


On March 21, 2013, CTI Industries Corporation issued a press release reporting earnings and other financial results for its three and twelve month periods ended December 31, 2012. A copy of the Press Release is attached as Exhibit 99.1.


The information disclosed under this Item 2.02 (including Exhibit 99.1) shall not be deemed “filed” for the purposes of Section 18, nor shall it be deemed incorporated by reference in any filing under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that section.


Item No. 9.01 – Financial Statements and Exhibits


    (c) Exhibits:


Exhibit No.Exhibit
99.1*Press Release dated March 21, 2013, captioned: “CTI Industries Corporation Reports Results for Full Year and Fourth Quarter 2012.”


*Filed herewith






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.




CTI Industries Corporation


Date: March 22, 2013 By:  /s/ Stephen M. Merrick
    Stephen M. Merrick, President