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UNITED STATES

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

Washington, D.C. 20549

FORM 10-Q

 

QUARTERLY REPORT PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d) OF THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934

For the quarterly period ended March 31, 2024

OR

 

TRANSITION REPORT PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d) OF THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934

For the transition period from                   to

Commission file number 001-34278

​​

BROADWIND, INC.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

Delaware

88-0409160

(State or other jurisdiction
of incorporation or organization)

(I.R.S. Employer
Identification No.)

3240 S. Central Avenue, CiceroIL 60804

(Address of principal executive offices)

(708780-4800

(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)

Not applicable

(Former name, former address and former fiscal year, if changed since last report)

Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:

Title of each class

Trading Symbol(s)

Name of each exchange on which registered

Common stock, $0.001 par value

BWEN

The NASDAQ Capital Market

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant (1) has filed all reports required to be filed by Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 during the preceding twelve months (or for such shorter period that the registrant was required to file such reports), and (2) has been subject to such filing requirements for the past 90 days.  Yes  ☒  No  ☐

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant has submitted electronically every Interactive Data File required to be submitted pursuant to Rule 405 of Regulation S-T (§232.405 of this chapter) during the preceding twelve months (or for such shorter period that the registrant was required to submit such files).  Yes  ☒  No  ☐

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is a large accelerated filer, an accelerated filer, a non-accelerated filer, smaller reporting company, or an emerging growth company. See definitions of “large accelerated filer,” “accelerated filer,” “smaller reporting company”, and “emerging growth company” in Rule 12b-2 of the Exchange Act:

Large accelerated filer ☐

Accelerated filer ☐

Non-accelerated filer

Smaller reporting company 

   
Emerging growth company   

 

If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period to comply with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act. ☐

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is a shell company (as defined in Rule 12b-2 of the Exchange Act).  Yes    No  ☒

Number of shares of registrant’s common stock, par value $0.001, outstanding as of May 9, 2024: 21,733,679.



 

 

 

BROADWIND, INC. AND SUBSIDIARIES

 

INDEX

 

Page No.

PART I. FINANCIAL INFORMATION

Item 1.

Unaudited Financial Statements

1

Condensed Consolidated Balance Sheets

1

Condensed Consolidated Statements of Operations

2

Condensed Consolidated Statements of Stockholders’ Equity

3

Condensed Consolidated Statements of Cash Flows

4

Notes to Condensed Consolidated Financial Statements

5

Item 2.

Management’s Discussion and Analysis of Financial Condition and Results of Operations

16

Item 3.

Quantitative and Qualitative Disclosures About Market Risk

23

Item 4.

Controls and Procedures

23

PART II. OTHER INFORMATION

Item 1.

Legal Proceedings

24

Item 1A.

Risk Factors

24

Item 2.

Unregistered Sales of Equity Securities and Use of Proceeds

24

Item 3.

Defaults Upon Senior Securities

24

Item 4.

Mine Safety Disclosures

24

Item 5.

Other Information

24

Item 6.

Exhibits

24

Signatures

26

 

 

 

PART I.       FINANCIAL INFORMATION

 

Item 1.Financial Statements

 

BROADWIND, INC. AND SUBSIDIARIES

CONDENSED CONSOLIDATED BALANCE SHEETS

(UNAUDITED)

(in thousands, except share and per share data)

 

 

  

March 31,

  

December 31,

 
  

2024

  

2023

 
         

ASSETS

        

CURRENT ASSETS:

        

Cash

 $1,073  $1,099 

Accounts receivable, net

  14,601   19,231 

AMP credit receivable

  1,732   7,051 

Contract assets

  660   1,460 

Inventories

  37,386   37,405 

Prepaid expenses and other current assets

  2,829   3,500 

Total current assets

  58,281   69,746 

LONG-TERM ASSETS:

        

Property and equipment, net

  47,137   47,123 

Operating lease right-of-use assets, net

  15,159   15,593 

Intangible assets, net

  1,899   2,064 

Other assets

  595   630 

TOTAL ASSETS

 $123,071  $135,156 

LIABILITIES AND STOCKHOLDERS’ EQUITY

        

CURRENT LIABILITIES:

        

Line of credit and current maturities of long-term debt

 $1,428  $5,903 

Current portion of finance lease obligations

  2,205   2,153 

Current portion of operating lease obligations

  1,914   1,851 

Accounts payable

  16,298   20,728 

Accrued liabilities

  6,406   6,477 

Customer deposits

  11,403   16,500 

Total current liabilities

  39,654   53,612 

LONG-TERM LIABILITIES:

        

Long-term debt, net of current maturities

  6,262   6,250 

Long-term finance lease obligations, net of current portion

  3,733   3,372 

Long-term operating lease obligations, net of current portion

  15,374   15,888 

Other

  7   15 

Total long-term liabilities

  25,376   25,525 

COMMITMENTS AND CONTINGENCIES

          

STOCKHOLDERS’ EQUITY:

        

Preferred stock, $0.001 par value; 10,000,000 shares authorized; no shares issued or outstanding

      

Common stock, $0.001 par value; 30,000,000 shares authorized; 21,947,606 and 21,840,301 shares issued as of March 31, 2024, and December 31, 2023, respectively

  22   22 

Treasury stock, at cost, 273,937 shares as of March 31, 2024 and December 31, 2023

  (1,842)  (1,842)

Additional paid-in capital

  399,848   399,336 

Accumulated deficit

  (339,987)  (341,497)

Total stockholders’ equity

  58,041   56,019 

TOTAL LIABILITIES AND STOCKHOLDERS’ EQUITY

 $123,071  $135,156 

 

 

The accompanying notes are an integral part of these condensed consolidated financial statements.

 

 

 

BROADWIND, INC. AND SUBSIDIARIES

CONDENSED CONSOLIDATED STATEMENTS OF OPERATIONS

(UNAUDITED)

(in thousands, except per share data)

 

  

Three Months Ended March 31,

 
  

2024

  

2023

 

Revenues

 $37,616  $48,873 

Cost of sales

  30,979   41,897 

Gross profit

  6,637   6,976 

OPERATING EXPENSES:

        

Selling, general and administrative

  4,394   5,526 

Intangible amortization

  165   168 

Total operating expenses

  4,559   5,694 

Operating income

  2,078   1,282 

OTHER EXPENSE, net:

        

Interest expense, net

  (532)  (488)

Other, net

  3   (2)

Total other expense, net

  (529)  (490)

Net income before provision for income taxes

  1,549   792 

Provision for income taxes

  39   23 

NET INCOME

  1,510   769 

NET INCOME PER COMMON SHARE—BASIC:

        

Net income

 $0.07  $0.04 

WEIGHTED AVERAGE COMMON SHARES OUTSTANDING—BASIC

  21,595   20,869 

NET INCOME PER COMMON SHARE—DILUTED:

        

Net income

 $0.07  $0.04 

WEIGHTED AVERAGE COMMON SHARES OUTSTANDING—DILUTED

  21,807   21,387 

 

 

The accompanying notes are an integral part of these condensed consolidated financial statements.

 

 

 

BROADWIND, INC. AND SUBSIDIARIES

CONDENSED CONSOLIDATED STATEMENTS OF STOCKHOLDERS’ EQUITY

(UNAUDITED)

(in thousands, except share data)

 

  

Common Stock

  

Treasury Stock

  

Additional

         
  

Shares

  

Issued

      

Issued

  

Paid-in

  

Accumulated

     
  

Issued

  

Amount

  

Shares

  

Amount

  

Capital

  

Deficit

  

Total

 
                             

BALANCE, December 31, 2022

  21,127,130  $21   (273,937) $(1,842) $397,240  $(349,146) $46,273 

Stock issued under defined contribution 401(k) retirement savings plan

  64,807            302      302 

Share-based compensation

              178      178 

Net income

                 769   769 

BALANCE, March 31, 2023

  21,191,937  $21   (273,937) $(1,842) $397,720  $(348,377) $47,522 
                             

BALANCE, December 31, 2023

  21,840,301  $22   (273,937) $(1,842) $399,336  $(341,497) $56,019 

Stock issued under defined contribution 401(k) retirement savings plan

  107,305            287      287 

Share-based compensation

              225      225 

Net income

                 1,510   1,510 

BALANCE, March 31, 2024

  21,947,606  $22   (273,937) $(1,842) $399,848  $(339,987) $58,041 

 

The accompanying notes are an integral part of these condensed consolidated financial statements.

 

 

BROADWIND, INC. AND SUBSIDIARIES

CONDENSED CONSOLIDATED STATEMENTS OF CASH FLOWS

(UNAUDITED)

(in thousands)

 

  

Three Months Ended March 31,

 
  

2024

  

2023

 

CASH FLOWS FROM OPERATING ACTIVITIES:

        

Net income

 $1,510  $769 

Adjustments to reconcile net cash provided by (used in) operating activities:

        

Depreciation and amortization expense

  1,596   1,605 

Deferred income taxes

  (8)  (5)

Stock-based compensation

  225   178 

Allowance for doubtful accounts

  (2)  14 

Common stock issued under defined contribution 401(k) plan

  287   302 

Changes in operating assets and liabilities:

        

Accounts receivable

  4,632   (8,841)

AMP credit receivable

  5,319   (3,162)

Contract assets

  800   46 

Inventories

  19   (4,281)

Prepaid expenses and other current assets

  635   130 

Accounts payable

  (4,005)  (784)

Accrued liabilities

  (71)  847 

Customer deposits

  (5,097)  (12,799)

Other non-current assets and liabilities

  17   (3)

Net cash provided by (used in) operating activities

  5,857   (25,984)

CASH FLOWS FROM INVESTING ACTIVITIES:

        

Purchases of property and equipment

  (1,744)  (1,065)

Net cash used in investing activities

  (1,744)  (1,065)

CASH FLOWS FROM FINANCING ACTIVITIES:

        

(Payments on) proceeds from line of credit, net

  (4,657)  16,945 

Proceeds from long-term debt

  1,244    

Payments on long-term debt

  (325)  (634)

Principal payments on finance leases

  (401)  (265)

Net cash (used in) provided by financing activities

  (4,139)  16,046 

NET DECREASE IN CASH

  (26)  (11,003)

CASH beginning of the period

  1,099   12,732 

CASH end of the period

 $1,073  $1,729 

 

The accompanying notes are an integral part of these condensed consolidated financial statements.

 

BROADWIND, INC. AND SUBSIDIARIES

NOTES TO CONDENSED CONSOLIDATED FINANCIAL STATEMENTS

(UNAUDITED)

(Dollars are presented in thousands, except share, per share and per employee data or unless otherwise stated)

 

 

NOTE 1 — BASIS OF PRESENTATION 

 

The unaudited condensed consolidated financial statements presented herein include the accounts of Broadwind, Inc. (the “Company”) and its wholly-owned subsidiaries Broadwind Heavy Fabrications, Inc. (“Broadwind Heavy Fabrications”), Brad Foote Gear Works, Inc. (“Brad Foote”) and Broadwind Industrial Solutions, LLC (“Broadwind Industrial Solutions”). All intercompany transactions and balances have been eliminated. The financial statements have been prepared in accordance with accounting principles generally accepted in the United States (“GAAP”) for interim financial information and in accordance with the instructions to Form 10-Q and Article 10 of Regulation S-X. Accordingly, the financial statements do not include all of the information and notes required by GAAP for complete financial statements. In the opinion of management, all adjustments, including normal recurring accruals, considered necessary for a fair presentation have been included.

 

Operating results for the three months ended March 31, 2024 are not necessarily indicative of the results that may be expected for the twelve months ending December 31, 2024, or any other interim period, which may differ materially due to, among other things, the risk factors set forth in our Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2023.

 

The December 31, 2023 condensed consolidated balance sheet was derived from audited financial statements, but does not include all disclosures required by GAAP. This financial information should be read in conjunction with the consolidated financial statements and notes included in the Company’s Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2023.

 

There have been no material changes in the Company’s significant accounting policies during the three months ended March 31, 2024 as compared to the significant accounting policies described in the Company’s Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2023.

 

Company Description  

 

Through its subsidiaries, the Company is a precision manufacturer of structures, equipment and components for clean technology and other specialized applications. The Company provides technologically advanced high value products to customers with complex systems and stringent quality standards that operate in energy, mining and infrastructure sectors, primarily in the United States of America (the “U.S.”). The Company’s capabilities include, but are not limited to the following: heavy fabrications, welding, metal rolling, coatings, gear cutting and shaping, gearbox manufacturing and repair, heat treatment, assembly, engineering and packaging solutions. The Company’s most significant presence is within the U.S. wind energy industry, which accounted for 39% and 50% of the Company’s revenue during the first three months of 2024 and 2023, respectively. 

 

Liquidity

 

The Company typically meets its short term liquidity needs through cash generated from operations, its available cash balances, the 2022 Credit Facility (as defined below), equipment financing, and access to the public and private debt and/or equity markets, and has the option to raise capital from the sale of the Company’s securities under the Company’s registration statement on Form S-3 (as discussed below), and proceeds from sales of Advanced Manufacturing Production tax credits (“AMP credits”) (discussed in Note 5 “AMP Credits” of these condensed consolidated financial statements).

 

See Note 8, “Debt and Credit Agreements,” of these condensed consolidated financial statements for a description of the 2022 Credit Facility and the Company’s other debt. 

 

Debt and finance lease obligations at  March 31, 2024 totaled $13,628, which includes current outstanding debt and finance leases totaling $3,633. The Company’s outstanding debt includes $5,864 outstanding from the senior secured term loan under the 2022 Credit Facility. During the three months ended March 31, 2024, the Company borrowed on the revolving line of credit and repaid such borrowings during the quarter. The Company had no amounts drawn on the revolving line of credit as of March 31, 2024. The Company’s revolving line of credit balance, if any, is included in the “Line of credit and current maturities of long-term debt” line item in the Company's condensed consolidated balance sheet. 

  

On September 22, 2023, the Company filed a shelf registration statement on Form S-3, which was declared effective by the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) on October 12, 2023 (the “Form S-3”), replacing a prior shelf registration statement which expired on October 12, 2023. This shelf registration statement, which includes a base prospectus, allows the Company to offer any combination of securities described in the prospectus in one or more offerings. Unless otherwise specified in the prospectus supplement accompanying the base prospectus, the Company would use the net proceeds from the sale of any securities offered pursuant to the shelf registration statement for general corporate purposes.

 

On September 12, 2022, the Company entered into a Sales Agreement (the “Sales Agreement”) with Roth Capital Partners, LLC and HC Wainwright & Co., LLC (collectively, the “Agents”). Pursuant to the terms of the Sales Agreement, the Company may sell from time to time through the Agents shares of the Company’s common stock, par value $0.001 per share with an aggregate sales price of up to $12,000. The Company will pay a commission to the Agents of 2.75% of the gross proceeds of the sale of the shares sold under the Sales Agreement and reimburse the Agents for the expenses incident to the performance of their obligations under the Sales Agreement. During the year ended December 31, 2022, the Company issued 100,379 shares of the Company’s common stock under the Sales Agreement and the net proceeds (before upfront costs) to the Company from the sale of the Company’s common stock were approximately $323 after deducting commissions paid of approximately $9 and before deducting other expenses of $93. No shares of the Company’s common stock were issued under the Sales Agreement during the year ended December 31, 2023 or during the three months ended March 31, 2024. As of March 31, 2024, shares of the Company’s common stock having a value of approximately $11,667 remained available for issuance under the Sales Agreement. Any additional shares offered and sold under the Sales Agreement are to be issued pursuant to the Form S-3 and a 424(b) prospectus supplement.

 

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The Company also utilizes supply chain financing arrangements as a component of its funding for working capital, which accelerates receivable collections and helps to better manage cash flow. Under these agreements, the Company has agreed to sell certain of its accounts receivable balances to banking institutions who have agreed to advance amounts equal to the net accounts receivable balances due, less a discount as set forth in the respective agreements. The balances under these agreements are accounted for as sales of accounts receivable, as they are sold without recourse. Cash proceeds from these agreements are reflected as operating activities included in the change in accounts receivable in the Company's consolidated statements of cash flows. Fees incurred in connection with the agreements are recorded as interest expense by the Company.

 

During the three months ended March 31, 2024 and March 31, 2023, the Company sold account receivables totaling $6,805 and $9,614, respectively, related to supply chain financing arrangements, of which customers’ financial institutions applied discount fees totaling $164 and $131, respectively. 

 

In January 2023, the Company announced that it had entered into a supply agreement for wind tower purchases valued at approximately $175 million with a leading global wind turbine manufacturer.  Under the terms of the supply agreement, order fulfillment is to occur beginning in 2023 through year-end 2024. In early November 2023, the parties discussed their joint intent to shift approximately half of the contracted tower section orders initially planned for 2024 into 2025, while maintaining the total number of tower sections stipulated under the supply agreement.

 

The Company anticipates that current cash resources, amounts available under the 2022 Credit Facility, sales of shares under the Sales Agreement, cash to be generated from operations and equipment financing, access to the public and private debt and/or equity markets, any potential proceeds from the sale of further Company securities under the Form S-3, and proceeds from sales of AMP credits will be adequate to meet the Company’s liquidity needs for at least the next twelve months.

 

If assumptions regarding the Company’s production, sales and subsequent collections from certain of the Company’s large customers, the Company’s ability to finalize the terms of the remaining obligations under a supply agreement with a leading global wind turbine manufacturer, as well as receipt of customer deposits and revenues generated from new customer orders, are materially inconsistent with management’s expectations, the Company may in the future encounter cash flow and liquidity issues.

 

If the Company’s operational performance deteriorates, the Company may be unable to comply with existing financial covenants, and could lose access to the 2022 Credit Facility. This could limit the Company’s operational flexibility, require a delay in making planned investments and/or require us to seek additional equity or debt financing. Any attempt to raise equity through the public markets could have a negative effect on the Company’s stock price, making an equity raise more difficult or more dilutive. Any additional equity financing or equity-linked financing, if available, will be dilutive to stockholders, and additional debt financing, if available, would likely require new financial covenants or impose other operating and financial restrictions on the Company. While management believes that the Company will continue to have sufficient cash available to operate its businesses and to meet the Company’s financial obligations and debt covenants, there can be no assurances that the Company’s operations will generate sufficient cash, or that credit facilities or equity or equity-linked financings will be available in an amount sufficient to enable the Company to meet these financial obligations.

 

Reclassifications

 

Certain prior year amounts have been reclassified to conform to current year presentation in the condensed consolidated financial statements and the notes to the condensed consolidated financial statements.  

 

Management’s Use of Estimates

 

The preparation of financial statements in conformity with GAAP requires management to make certain estimates and assumptions that affect the reported amounts of assets and liabilities and the disclosure of contingent liabilities as of the date of the financial statements and reported amounts of revenues and expenses during the reported period. Significant estimates, among others, include inventory reserves, warranty reserves, impairment of long-lived assets, allowance for doubtful accounts, health insurance reserves, and valuation allowances on deferred taxes. Although these estimates are based upon management’s best knowledge of current events and actions that the Company may undertake in the future, actual results could differ from these estimates.

 

 

NOTE 2 — REVENUES

 

Revenues are recognized when the promised goods or services are transferred to customers, in an amount that reflects the consideration the Company expects to be entitled to in exchange for those goods or services.

 

The following table presents the Company’s revenues disaggregated by revenue source for the three months ended March 31, 2024 and 2023:

 

  

Three Months Ended March 31,

 
  

2024

  

2023

 

Heavy Fabrications

 $22,016  $31,593 

Gearing

  8,337   11,965 

Industrial Solutions

  7,994   5,423 

Eliminations

  (731)  (108)

Consolidated

 $37,616  $48,873 

  

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Revenue within the Company’s Gearing and Industrial Solutions segments, as well as industrial fabrication product line revenues within the Heavy Fabrications segment, are generally recognized at a point in time, typically when the promised goods or services are physically transferred to its customers in an amount that reflects the consideration it expects to be entitled to in exchange for those goods or services. A performance obligation is a promise in a contract to transfer a distinct product or service to the customer. The Company measures revenue based on the consideration specified in the purchase order and revenue is recognized when the performance obligations are satisfied. If applicable, the transaction price of a contract is allocated to each distinct performance obligation and recognized as revenue when or as the customer receives the benefit of the performance obligation.

 

For many tower sales within the Company’s Heavy Fabrications segment, products are sold under terms included in bill and hold sales arrangements that result in different timing for revenue recognition. The Company recognizes revenue under these arrangements only when there is a substantive reason for the agreement, the ordered goods are identified separately as belonging to the customer and not available to fill other orders, the goods are currently ready for physical transfer to the customer, and the Company does not have the ability to use the product or to direct it to another customer. Assuming these required revenue recognition criteria are met, revenue is recognized upon completion of product manufacture and customer acceptance.

 

During the three months ended March 31, 2024 and 2023, the Company recognized a portion of revenue within the Heavy Fabrications segment over time, as the products had no alternative use to the Company and the Company had an enforceable right to payment, including profit, upon termination of the contracts. Within the Heavy Fabrications segment, the Company recognized revenue for contracts that meet over time criteria of $280 and $3,669 for the three months ended March 31, 2024 and March 31, 2023, respectively. The Company uses labor hours as the input measure of progress for the applicable Heavy Fabrications contracts because the projects are labor intensive. Contract assets are recorded when performance obligations are satisfied but the Company is not yet entitled to payment. Contract assets represent the Company’s rights to consideration for work completed but not billed at the end of the period. 

 

The Company generally expenses sales commissions when incurred. These costs are recorded within selling, general and administrative expenses. Customer deposits, deferred revenue and other receipts are deferred and recognized when the revenue is realized and earned. Cash payments to customers are classified as reductions of revenue in the Company’s statement of operations.

 

The Company does not disclose the value of the unsatisfied performance obligations for contracts with an original expected length of one year or less.

 

 

NOTE 3 — EARNINGS PER SHARE 

 

The following table presents a reconciliation of basic and diluted earnings per share for the three months ended March 31, 2024 and 2023, as follows: 

 

  

Three Months Ended

 
  

March 31,

 
  

2024

  

2023

 

Basic earnings per share calculation:

        

Net income

 $1,510  $769 

Weighted average number of common shares outstanding

  21,594,664   20,869,035 

Basic net income per share

 $0.07  $0.04 

Diluted earnings per share calculation:

        

Net income

 $1,510  $769 

Weighted average number of common shares outstanding

  21,594,664   20,869,035 

Common stock equivalents:

        

Non-vested stock awards

  212,118   517,979 

Weighted average number of common shares outstanding

  21,806,782   21,387,014 

Diluted net income per share

 $0.07  $0.04 

 

 

NOTE 4 — INVENTORIES 

 

The components of inventories as of March 31, 2024 and December 31, 2023 are summarized as follows:

 

  

March 31,

  

December 31,

 
  

2024

  

2023

 

Raw materials

 $21,381  $24,651 

Work-in-process

  14,138   10,390 

Finished goods

  4,109   4,595 
   39,628   39,636 

Less: Reserve

  (2,242)  (2,231)

Net inventories

 $37,386  $37,405 

          

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NOTE 5 — AMP CREDITS

 

During the three months ended March 31, 2024 and March 31, 2023, the Company recognized gross AMP credits totaling $1,872 and $3,162, respectively, within the Heavy Fabrications segment. These AMP credits were introduced as part of the IRA, which was enacted on August 16, 2022. The Inflation Reduction Act (“IRA”) includes advanced manufacturing tax credits for manufacturers of eligible components, including wind components. Manufacturers of wind components qualify for the AMP credits based on the total rated capacity, expressed on a per watt basis, of the completed wind turbine for which such component is designed. The credit applies to each component produced and sold in the U.S. beginning in 2023 through 2032. Wind towers within the Company’s Heavy Fabrications segment are eligible for credits of $0.03 per watt for each wind tower produced. In calculating the eligible credit, the Company relied on the megawatt rating provided by the customers. Manufacturers who qualify for the AMP credits can apply to the Internal Revenue Service for cash refunds of the AMP credits, sell the AMP credits to third parties for cash, or apply the AMP credits against taxable income. The Company recognized the AMP credits as a reduction to cost of sales in the Company’s condensed consolidated statements of operations for the three months ended March 31, 2024 and March 31, 2023. The assets related to the AMP credits are recognized as current assets in the “AMP credit receivable” line item in the Company’s condensed consolidated balance sheet as of March 31, 2024 and December 31, 2023. 

 

On December 21, 2023, the Company entered into an agreement to sell 2023 and 2024 AMP credits to a third party. At that time, the Company sold a portion of the gross 2023 credits in the amount of $6,952 and recognized a 6.5% discount on the sale in the amount of $452 which was recognized in cost of sales. In addition, the Company wrote down the remaining receivable of $7,541 to net realizable value and recorded the expected loss on sale of $490 in cost of sales. The remaining 2023 AMP credit receivable was collected during the first quarter of 2024. The Company also incurred other miscellaneous administrative costs related to selling the credits in the amount of $254, $197 of which has been recorded as cost of sales, with the remaining capitalized and included in the “Prepaid expenses and other current assets” line item of the Company’s condensed consolidated financial statements at December 31, 2023. 

 

During the three months ended March 31, 2024, the Company recognized gross AMP credits totaling $1,872 and recognized a 6.5% discount on the credits totaling $122, which was recognized in cost of sales. The Company also incurred other miscellaneous administrative costs related to the credits in the amount of $33, which have been recorded as cost of sales. Additionally, costs totaling $42 are included in the “Prepaid expenses and other current assets” line item of the Company’s condensed consolidated financial statements at March 31, 2024. 

 

NOTE 6 — INTANGIBLE ASSETS

 

Intangible assets represent the fair value assigned to definite-lived assets such as trade names and customer relationships as part of the Company’s acquisition of Brad Foote completed in 2007 as well as the noncompetition agreements, trade names and customer relationships that were part of the Company’s acquisition of Red Wolf Company, LLC completed in 2017. Intangible assets are amortized on a straight-line basis over their estimated useful lives, with a remaining life range from 2 to 4 years.

 

As of March 31, 2024 and December 31, 2023, the cost basis, accumulated amortization and net book value of intangible assets were as follows:

 

  

March 31, 2024

  

December 31, 2023

 
                  

Remaining

                  

Remaining

 
                  

Weighted

                  

Weighted

 
          

Accumulated

  

Net

  

Average

          

Accumulated

  

Net

  

Average

 
  

Cost

  

Accumulated

  

Impairment

  

Book

  

Amortization

      

Accumulated

  

Impairment

  

Book

  

Amortization

 
  

Basis

  

Amortization

  

Charges

  

Value

  

Period

  

Cost

  

Amortization

  

Charges

  

Value

  

Period

 

Intangible assets:

                                        

Noncompete agreements

 $170  $(170) $  $     $170  $(170) $  $    

Customer relationships

  15,979   (7,907)  (7,592)  480   1.8   15,979   (7,842)  (7,592)  545   2.1 

Trade names

  9,099   (7,680)     1,419   3.5   9,099   (7,580)     1,519   3.8 

Intangible assets

 $25,248  $(15,757) $(7,592) $1,899   3.1  $25,248  $(15,592) $(7,592) $2,064   3.3 

As of March 31, 2024, estimated future amortization expense was as follows:

 

2024

 $496 

2025

  661 

2026

  422 

2027

  320 

Total

 $1,899 

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NOTE 7 — ACCRUED LIABILITIES

 

Accrued liabilities as of March 31, 2024 and December 31, 2023 consisted of the following: 

 

  

March 31,

  

December 31,

 
  

2024

  

2023

 

Accrued payroll and benefits

 $5,187  $5,051 

Accrued property taxes

  206    

Income taxes payable

  302   254 

Accrued professional fees

  96   140 

Accrued warranty liability

  255   322 

Self-insured workers compensation reserve

  52   21 

Accrued sales tax

  107   310 

Accrued other

  201   379 

Total accrued liabilities

 $6,406  $6,477 

 

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NOTE 8 — DEBT AND CREDIT AGREEMENTS

 

The Company’s outstanding debt balances as of March 31, 2024 and December 31, 2023 consisted of the following:

 

  

March 31,

  

December 31,

 
  

2024

  

2023

 

Line of credit

 $  $4,657 

Other notes payable

  1,826   1,361 

Long-term debt

  5,864   6,135 

Total debt

  7,690   12,153 

Less: current maturities

  (1,428)  (5,903)

Long-term debt, net of current maturities

 $6,262  $6,250 

 

Credit Facility

 

On August 4, 2022, the Company entered into a credit agreement (the “2022 Credit Agreement”) with Wells Fargo which replaced its prior credit facility and provided the Company and its subsidiaries with a $35,000 senior secured revolving credit facility (which may be further increased by up to an additional $10,000 upon the request of the Company and at the sole discretion of Wells Fargo) and a $7,578 senior secured term loan (collectively, the “2022 Credit Facility”). The proceeds of the 2022 Credit Facility are available for general corporate purposes, including strategic growth opportunities. Deferred financing costs related to the 2022 Credit Facility were $333 primarily related to the revolving credit loan, which is net of accumulated amortization of $167, at March 31, 2024. Deferred financing costs related to the 2022 Credit Facility were $359 which is net of accumulated amortization of $141, at December 31, 2023. These costs are included in the “Other assets” line item of the Company's condensed consolidated financial statements at March 31, 2024 and December 31, 2023. 

 

On February 8, 2023, the Company executed Amendment No. 1 to Credit Agreement and Limited Waiver which waived the Company’s fourth quarter minimum EBITDA (as defined in the 2022 Credit Agreement) requirement for the period ended December 31, 2022, amended the Fixed Charge Coverage Ratio (as defined in the 2022 Credit Agreement) requirements for the twelve-month period ending January 31, 2024 through and including June 30, 2024 and each twelve-month period thereafter, and amended the minimum EBITDA requirements applicable to the twelve-month periods ending March 31, 2023, June 30, 2023, September 30, 2023, and December 31, 2023.

 

The 2022 Credit Agreement, as amended, contains customary covenants limiting the Company’s and its subsidiaries’ ability to, among other things, incur liens, make investments, incur indebtedness, merge or consolidate with others or dispose of assets, change the nature of its business, and enter into transactions with affiliates. The initial term of the revolving credit facility matures August 4, 2027. The term loan also matures on August 4, 2027, with monthly payments based on an 84-month amortization.

 

As of March 31, 2024, there was $5,864 of outstanding indebtedness under the 2022 Credit Facility, with the ability to borrow an additional $21,326. As of March 31, 2024, the Company was in compliance with all financial covenants under the 2022 Credit Facility. As of March 31, 2024, the effective interest rate of the senior secured revolving credit facility was 7.32% and the senior secured term loan was 7.82%. As of December 31, 2023, the effective interest rate of the senior secured revolving credit facility was 7.64% and the effective rate of the senior secured term loan was 7.89%. 

 

Other 

 

 In addition, the Company has outstanding notes payable for capital expenditures in the amount of $1,826 and $1,361 as of March 31, 2024 and December 31, 2023, respectively, with $345 and $163 included in the “Line of credit and current maturities of long-term debt” line item of the Company’s condensed consolidated financial statements as of March 31, 2024 and December 31, 2023, respectively. The notes payable have monthly payments that range from $3 to $20 and an interest rate of approximately 6%. The equipment purchased is utilized as collateral for the notes payable. The outstanding notes payable mature in  September 2028.

 

 

NOTE 9 — LEASES

 

The Company leases certain facilities and equipment. The leases are accounted for under Accounting Standard Update 2016-02, Leases (“Topic 842”), and the Company elected to apply each available practical expedient. The discount rates used for the leases are based on an interest rate yield curve developed for the leases in the Company’s lease portfolio.

 

The Company has elected to apply the short-term lease exception to all leases of one year or less. During the three months ended March 31, 2024 and 2023, the Company did not have additional operating leases that resulted in right-of-use assets obtained in exchange for lease obligations. During the three months ended March 31, 2024 and 2023, the Company had additional finance leases associated with property, plant, and equipment of $813 and $0 respectively. 

 

Some of the Company’s facility leases include options to renew. The exercise of the renewal options is typically at the Company’s discretion. The Company regularly evaluates the renewal options and includes them in the lease term when the Company is reasonably certain to exercise them.

 

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Quantitative information regarding the Company’s leases is as follows:

 

  

Three Months Ended March 31,

 
  

2024

  

2023

 

Components of lease cost

        

Finance lease cost components:

        

Amortization of finance lease assets

 $358  $370 

Interest on finance lease liabilities

  107   98 

Total finance lease costs

  465   468 

Operating lease cost components:

        

Operating lease cost

  642   704 

Short-term lease cost

  46   89 

Variable lease cost (1)

  369   345 

Sublease income

  (50)  (48)

Total operating lease costs

  1,007   1,090 
         

Total lease cost

 $1,472  $1,558 
         

Supplemental cash flow information related to our operating leases is as follows for the three months ended March 31, 2024 and 2023:

        

Cash paid for amounts included in the measurement of lease liabilities:

        

Operating cash outflow from operating leases

 $810  $864 
         

Weighted-average remaining lease term-finance leases at end of period (in years)

  2.9   3.2 

Weighted-average remaining lease term-operating leases at end of period (in years)

  6.9   7.9 

Weighted-average discount rate-finance leases at end of period

  8.0%  6.3%

Weighted-average discount rate-operating leases at end of period

  8.9%  8.8%

 

 

(1)

Variable lease costs consist primarily of taxes, insurance, utilities, and common area or other maintenance costs for the Company’s leased facilities and equipment.

As of March 31, 2024, future minimum lease payments under finance leases and operating leases were as follows:

  

Finance

  

Operating

     
  

Leases

  

Leases

  

Total

 

2024

 $2,137  $2,516  $4,653 

2025

  1,456   3,447   4,903 

2026

  1,199   3,442   4,641 

2027

  912   3,144   4,056 

2028

  671   3,153   3,824 

2029 and thereafter

  343   7,802   8,145 

Total lease payments

  6,718   23,504   30,222 

Less—portion representing interest

  (780)  (6,216)  (6,996)

Present value of lease obligations

  5,938   17,288   23,226 

Less—current portion of lease obligations

  (2,205)  (1,914)  (4,119)

Long-term portion of lease obligations

 $3,733  $15,374  $19,107 

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NOTE 10 — FAIR VALUE MEASUREMENTS 

 

Fair Value of Financial Instruments 

 

The carrying amounts of the Company’s financial instruments, which include cash, accounts receivable, accounts payable and customer deposits, approximate their respective fair values due to the relatively short-term nature of these instruments. Based upon interest rates currently available to the Company for debt with similar terms, the carrying value of the Company’s long-term debt is approximately equal to its fair value. 

 

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The Company is required to provide disclosure and categorize assets and liabilities measured at fair value into one of three different levels depending on the assumptions (i.e., inputs) used in the valuation. Level 1 provides the most reliable measure of fair value while Level 3 generally requires significant management judgment. Financial assets and liabilities are classified in their entirety based on the lowest level of input significant to the fair value measurement. Financial instruments are assessed quarterly to determine the appropriate classification within the fair value hierarchy. Transfers between fair value classifications are made based upon the nature and type of the observable inputs. The fair value hierarchy is defined as follows:

 

Level 1 — Valuations are based on unadjusted quoted prices in active markets for identical assets or liabilities.

 

Level 2 — Valuations are based on quoted prices for similar assets or liabilities in active markets, or quoted prices in markets that are not active for which significant inputs are observable, either directly or indirectly. 

 

Level 3 — Valuations are based on prices or valuation techniques that require inputs that are both unobservable and significant to the overall fair value measurement. Inputs reflect management’s best estimate of what market participants would use in valuing the asset or liability at the measurement date.

 

 

NOTE 11 — INCOME TAXES 

 

Effective tax rates differ from federal statutory income tax rates primarily due to changes in the Company’s valuation allowance, permanent differences and provisions for state and local income taxes. As of March 31, 2024, the Company has a full valuation allowance recorded against deferred tax assets. During the three months ended March 31, 2024, the Company recorded a provision for income taxes of $39, compared to a provision for income taxes of $23 during the three months ended March 31, 2023. On  August 16, 2022, Congress enacted the IRA which includes advanced manufacturing tax credits for manufacturers of eligible components, including wind components produced and sold in the U.S. beginning in 2023 through 2032. These credits will have no impact on income tax expense. 

 

The Company files income tax returns in U.S. federal and state jurisdictions. As of March 31, 2024, open tax years in federal and some state jurisdictions date back to 1996 due to the taxing authorities’ ability to adjust operating loss carryforwards. As of December 31, 2023, the Company had federal and unapportioned state net operating loss (“NOL”) carryforwards of $290,233 of which $227,781 will generally begin to expire in 2026. The majority of the NOL carryforwards will expire in various years from 2028 through 2037. NOLs generated after January 1, 2018 will not expire.

 

Since the Company has no unrecognized tax benefits, they will not have an impact on the condensed consolidated financial statements as a result of the expiration of the applicable statues of limitations within the next twelve months. In addition, Section 382 of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended (the “IRC”), generally imposes an annual limitation on the amount of NOL carryforwards and associated built-in losses that may be used to offset taxable income when a corporation has undergone certain changes in stock ownership. The Company’s ability to utilize NOL carryforwards and built-in losses may be limited, under Section 382 of the IRC or otherwise, by the Company’s issuance of common stock or by other changes in stock ownership. Upon completion of the Company’s analysis of  Section 382 of the IRC in 2010, the Company determined that aggregate changes in stock ownership triggered an annual limitation on NOL carryforwards and built-in losses available for utilization, thereby currently limiting annual NOL usage to $14,284 per year. Further limitations may occur, depending on additional future changes in stock ownership. To the extent the Company’s use of NOL carryforwards and associated built-in losses is significantly limited in the future, the Company’s income could be subject to U.S. corporate income tax earlier than it would be if the Company were able to use NOL carryforwards and built-in losses without such limitation, which could result in lower profits and the loss of benefits from these attributes. 

  

In February 2013, the Company adopted a Stockholder Rights Plan, which was approved by the Company’s stockholders and extended in 2016, 2019 and 2022 for additional three-year periods (as amended, the “Rights Plan”), designed to preserve the Company’s substantial tax assets associated with NOL carryforwards under Section 382 of the IRC.

 

The Rights Plan is intended to act as a deterrent to any person or group, together with its affiliates and associates, becoming the beneficial owner of 4.9% or more of the Company’s common stock and thereby triggering a further limitation of the Company’s available NOL carryforwards. In connection with the adoption of the Rights Plan, the Board declared a non-taxable dividend of one preferred share purchase right (a “Right”) for each outstanding share of the Company’s common stock to the Company’s stockholders of record as of the close of business on February 22, 2013. Each Right entitles its holder to purchase from the Company one one-thousandth of a share of the Company’s Series A Junior Participating Preferred Stock at an exercise price of $7.26 per Right, subject to adjustment. As a result of the Rights Plan, any person or group that acquires beneficial ownership of 4.9% or more of the Company’s common stock without the approval of the Board would be subject to significant dilution in the ownership interest of that person or group. Stockholders who owned 4.9% or more of the outstanding shares of the Company’s common stock as of February 12, 2013 will not trigger the preferred share purchase rights unless they acquire additional shares after that date. 

 

As of March 31, 2024, the Company had no unrecognized tax benefits. The Company recognizes interest and penalties related to uncertain tax positions as income tax expense. The Company had no accrued interest and penalties as of March 31, 2024.

    

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NOTE 12 — SHARE-BASED COMPENSATION 

There was no stock option activity during the three months ended March 31, 2024 and March 31, 2023 and no stock options were outstanding as of March 31, 2024 or March 31, 2023.

 

The following table summarizes the Company’s restricted stock unit and performance award activity during the three months ended March 31, 2024

 

 

      

Weighted Average

 
  

Number of

  

Grant-Date Fair Value

 
  

Shares

  

Per Share

 

Unvested as of December 31, 2023

  687,206  $3.03 

Vested

  (1,398) $3.43 

Unvested as of March 31, 2024

  685,808  $3.03 

 

Under certain situations, shares are withheld from issuance to cover taxes for the vesting of restricted stock units and performance awards. For the three months ended March 31, 2024 and 2023, no shares were withheld to cover tax obligations. 

 

The following table summarizes share-based compensation expense included in the Company’s condensed consolidated statements of operations for the three months ended March 31, 2024 and 2023, as follows: 

 

  

Three Months Ended March 31,

 
  

2024

  

2023

 

Share-based compensation expense:

        

Cost of sales

 $29  $23 

Selling, general and administrative

  196   155 

Net effect of share-based compensation expense on net income

 $225  $178 

Reduction in earnings per share:

        

Basic earnings per share

 $0.01  $0.01 

Diluted earnings per share

 $0.01  $0.01 

   

 

NOTE 13 — LEGAL PROCEEDINGS AND OTHER MATTERS

 

Legal Proceedings

 

The Company is party to a variety of legal proceedings that arise in the normal course of its business. While the results of these legal proceedings cannot be predicted with certainty, management believes that the final outcome of these proceedings will not have a material adverse effect, individually or in the aggregate, on the Company’s results of operations, financial condition or cash flows. Due to the inherent uncertainty of litigation, there can be no assurance that the resolution of any particular claim or proceeding would not have a material adverse effect on the Company’s results of operations, financial condition or cash flows. It is possible that if one or more of such matters were decided against the Company, the effects could be material to the Company’s results of operations in the period in which the Company would be required to record or adjust the related liability and could also be material to the Company’s financial condition and cash flows in the periods the Company would be required to pay such liability.

     

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NOTE 14 — RECENT ACCOUNTING PRONOUNCEMENTS 

 

The Company reviews new accounting standards as issued. Although some of the accounting standards issued or effective in the current fiscal year may be applicable to it, the Company believes that none of the new standards have a significant impact on its condensed consolidated financial statements.

 

In November 2023, the Financial Accounting Standards Board issued Accounting Standards Update No. 2023-07, “Segment Reporting (Topic 280): Improvements to Reportable Segment Disclosures,” which requires additional disclosure of significant segment expenses on an annual and interim basis. This guidance will be applied retrospectively and will be effective for the annual periods beginning the year ended December 31, 2024, and for interim periods beginning January 1, 2025. The Company does not expect the adoption of this guidance to have a material impact on its consolidated financial statements.

 

In December 2023, the Financial Accounting Standards Board issued Accounting Standards Update No. 2023-09, “Income Taxes (Topic 740): Improvements to Income Tax Disclosures,” which improves the transparency of income tax disclosures by requiring consistent categories and greater disaggregation of information in the effective tax rate reconciliation and income taxes paid disaggregated by jurisdiction. This guidance will be effective for the annual periods beginning the year ended December 31, 2025. The Company does not expect the adoption of this guidance to have a material impact on the Company's consolidated financial statements.

 

NOTE 15— SEGMENT REPORTING 

 

The Company is organized into reporting segments based on the nature of the products offered and business activities from which it earns revenues and incurs expenses for which discrete financial information is available and regularly reviewed by the Company’s chief operating decision maker.

 

The Company’s segments and their product and service offerings are summarized below: 

 

Heavy Fabrications

 

The Company provides large, complex and precision fabrications to customers in a broad range of industrial markets. The Company’s most significant presence is within the U.S. wind energy industry, although it has diversified into other industrial markets in order to improve capacity utilization, reduce customer concentrations, and reduce exposure to uncertainty related to governmental policies currently impacting the U.S. wind energy industry. Within the U.S. wind energy industry, the Company provides steel towers and adapters primarily to wind turbine manufacturers. Production facilities, located in Manitowoc, Wisconsin and Abilene, Texas, are situated in close proximity to the primary U.S. domestic wind energy and equipment manufacturing hubs. The two facilities have a combined annual tower production capacity of up to approximately 550 towers (1,650 tower sections), sufficient to support turbines generating more than 1,100 MW of power. The Company has expanded its production capabilities and leveraged manufacturing competencies, including welding, lifting capacity and stringent quality practices, into aftermarket and original equipment manufacturer (“OEM”) components utilized in surface and underground mining, construction, material handling, oil and gas (“O&G”) and other infrastructure markets. The Company has designed and manufactures a mobile, modular pressure reducing system for the compressed natural gas virtual pipeline market. The Company manufactures components for buckets, shovels, car bodies, drill masts and other products that support mining and construction markets. In other industrial markets, the Company provides crane components, pressure vessels, frames and other structures.

 

Gearing 

 

The Company provides gearing, gearboxes and precision machined components to a broad set of customers in diverse markets including; surface and underground mining, wind energy, steel, material handling, infrastructure, onshore and offshore oil and gas fracking and drilling, marine, and other industrial markets. The Company has manufactured loose gearing, gearboxes and systems, and provided heat treat services for aftermarket and OEM applications for a century. The Company uses an integrated manufacturing process, which includes machining and finishing processes in addition to gearbox repair in Cicero, Illinois, and heat treatment and gearbox repair in Neville Island, Pennsylvania.

 

Industrial Solutions 

 

The Company provides supply chain solutions, light fabrication, inventory management and kitting and assembly services, primarily serving the combined cycle natural gas turbine market. The Company has recently expanded into the U.S. wind power generation market, by providing tower internals kitting solutions for on-site installations, as OEMs domesticate their supply chain due to lead time and reliability issues. The Company leverages a global supply chain to provide instrumentation and controls, valve assemblies, sensor devices, fuel system components, electrical junction boxes and wiring, energy storage services and electromechanical devices. The Company also provides packaging solutions and fabricates panels and sub-assemblies to reduce customers’ costs and improve manufacturing velocity and reliability.

 

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Corporate

 

“Corporate” includes the assets and selling, general and administrative expenses of the Company’s corporate office. “Eliminations” comprises adjustments to reconcile segment results to consolidated results. 

 

The accounting policies of the reportable segments are the same as those referenced in Note 1, “Basis of Presentation” of these condensed consolidated financial statements. Summary financial information by reportable segment for the three months ended March 31, 2024 and 2023 is as follows:

 

  

Heavy Fabrications

  

Gearing

  

Industrial Solutions

  

Corporate

  

Eliminations

  

Consolidated

 

For the Three Months Ended March 31, 2024

                        

Revenues from external customers

 $22,016  $8,337  $7,263  $  $  $37,616 

Intersegment revenues

        731      (731)   

Net revenues

  22,016   8,337   7,994      (731)  37,616 

Operating income (loss)

  2,046   25   1,767   (1,760)     2,078 

Depreciation and amortization

  911   540   100   45      1,596 

Capital expenditures

  461   1,068   215         1,744 

 

  

Heavy Fabrications

  

Gearing

  

Industrial Solutions

  

Corporate

  

Eliminations

  

Consolidated

 

For the Three Months Ended March 31, 2023

                        

Revenues from external customers

 $31,593  $11,965  $5,315  $  $  $48,873 

Intersegment revenues

        108      (108)   

Net revenues

  31,593   11,965   5,423      (108)  48,873 

Operating income (loss)

  2,790   581   622   (2,711)     1,282 

Depreciation and amortization

  858   596   94   57      1,605 

Capital expenditures

  662   385   18         1,065 

      

  

Total Assets as of

 
  

March 31,

  

December 31,

 

Segments:

 

2024

  

2023

 

Heavy Fabrications

 $37,322  $46,931 

Gearing

  47,207   48,599 

Industrial Solutions

  16,127   16,295 

Corporate

  52,329   58,487 

Eliminations

  (29,914)  (35,156)
  $123,071  $135,156 

 

 

NOTE 16 — COMMITMENTS AND CONTINGENCIES 

 

Environmental Compliance and Remediation Liabilities 

 

The Company’s operations and products are subject to a variety of environmental laws and regulations in the jurisdictions in which the Company operates and sells products governing, among other things, air emissions, wastewater discharges, the use, handling and disposal of hazardous materials, soil and groundwater contamination, employee health and safety, and product content, performance and packaging. Certain environmental laws may impose the entire cost or a portion of the cost of investigating and cleaning up a contaminated site, regardless of fault, upon any one or more of a number of parties, including the current or previous owners or operators of the site. These environmental laws also impose liability on any person who arranges for the disposal or treatment of hazardous substances at a contaminated site. Third parties may also make claims against owners or operators of sites and users of disposal sites for personal injuries and property damage associated with releases of hazardous substances from those sites. 

 

Allowance for Credit Losses 

 

 Beginning January 1, 2023, the Company assessed and recorded an allowance for credit losses using the CECL model. The adjustment for credit losses to management’s current estimate is recorded in net income as credit loss expense. All credit losses were on trade receivables and/or contract assets arising from the Company's contracts with customers. The adjustment for credit losses using this CECL model on accounts receivable and contract assets during the three months ended March 31, 2023 was not material.  

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The Company monitors its collections and write-off experience to assess whether or not adjustments to its allowance estimates are necessary. Changes in trends in any of the factors that the Company believes may impact the collectability of its accounts receivable, or modifications to its credit standards, collection practices and other related policies may impact the Company’s allowance for doubtful accounts and its financial results. The activity in the accounts receivable allowance liability for the three months ended March 31, 2024 and 2023 consisted of the following: 

 

  

For the Three Months Ended March 31,

 
  

2024

  

2023

 

Balance at beginning of period

 $99  $17 

Bad debt expense

     14 

Other adjustments

  (2)   

Balance at end of period

 $97  $31 

 

Collateral 

 

In select instances, the Company has pledged specific inventory and machinery and equipment assets to serve as collateral on related payable or financing obligations. 

 

Liquidated Damages 

 

In certain customer contracts, the Company has agreed to pay liquidated damages in the event of qualifying delivery or production delays. These damages are typically limited to a specific percentage of the value of the product in question and/or are dependent on actual losses sustained by the customer. The Company does not believe that this potential exposure will have a material adverse effect on the Company’s consolidated financial position or results of operations. There was a reserve for liquidated damages of $84 at  March 31, 2024 and  December 31, 2023. 

 

 

 

Item 2.  Management’s Discussion and Analysis of Financial Condition and Results of Operations 

 

The following discussion and analysis of our financial condition and results of operations should be read in conjunction with our condensed consolidated financial statements and related notes thereto in Item 1, “Financial Statements,” of this Quarterly Report and the audited consolidated financial statements and related notes and Management’s Discussion and Analysis of Financial Condition and Results of Operations contained in our Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2023. The discussion below contains forward-looking statements that are based upon our current expectations and are subject to uncertainty and changes in circumstances including, but not limited to, those identified in “Cautionary Note Regarding Forward-Looking Statements” at the end of Item 2. Actual results may differ materially from these expectations due to inaccurate assumptions and known or unknown risks and uncertainties. As used in this Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q, the terms “we,” “us,” “our,” and the “Company” refer to Broadwind, Inc., a Delaware corporation headquartered in Cicero, Illinois, and its subsidiaries, as appropriate. 

 

(Dollars are presented in thousands except share, per share and per employee data or unless otherwise stated) 

 

KEY METRICS USED BY MANAGEMENT TO MEASURE PERFORMANCE

 

In addition to measures of financial performance presented in our consolidated financial statements in accordance with GAAP, we use certain other financial measures to analyze our performance. These non-GAAP financial measures primarily consist of adjusted EBITDA (as defined below) and free cash flow which help us evaluate growth trends, establish budgets, assess operational efficiencies, oversee our overall liquidity, and evaluate our overall financial performance.

 

Key Financial Measures

 

   

Three Months Ended

 
   

March 31,

 
   

2024

   

2023

 

Net revenues

  $ 37,616     $ 48,873  

Net income

  $ 1,510     $ 769  

Adjusted EBITDA (1)

  $ 4,170     $ 4,098  

Capital expenditures

  $ 1,744     $ 1,065  

Free cash flow (2)

  $ (2,452 )   $ (23,335 )

Operating working capital (3)

  $ 24,286     $ 26,843  

Total debt

  $ 7,690     $ 24,952  

Total orders

  $ 28,996     $ 39,602  

Backlog at end of period (4)

  $ 159,912     $ 287,808  

Book-to-bill (5)

    0.8       0.8  

 

(1)

We provide non-GAAP adjusted EBITDA (earnings before interest, income taxes, depreciation, amortization, share based compensation and other stock payments, restructuring costs, impairment charges, proxy contest-related expenses, and other non-cash gains and losses) as supplemental information regarding our business performance. Our management uses adjusted EBITDA when it internally evaluates the performance of our business, reviews financial trends and makes operating and strategic decisions. We believe that this non-GAAP financial measure is useful to investors because it provides a better understanding of our past financial performance and future results, and it allows investors to evaluate our performance using the same methodology and information as used by our management. Our definition of adjusted EBITDA may be different from similar non-GAAP financial measures used by other companies and/or analysts.

 

(2)

We define free cash flow as adjusted EBITDA plus or minus changes in operating working capital less capital expenditures net of any proceeds from disposals of property and equipment. We believe free cash flow is a useful measure for investors because it portrays our ability to generate cash from our business for purposes such as repaying maturing debt and funding future investments.

 

(3)

We define operating working capital as accounts receivable and inventory net of accounts payable and customer deposits.

 

(4)

Our backlog at March 31, 2024 and 2023 is net of revenue recognized over time. Backlog as of March 31, 2024 has been adjusted to reflect updated assumptions related to raw material pricing (which is a customer passthrough) and other variables. 

 

(5)

We define the book-to-bill as the ratio of new orders we received, net of cancellations, to revenue during a period.

  

  

The following table reconciles our non-GAAP key financial measures to the most directly comparable GAAP measure:

 

   

Three Months Ended

 
   

March 31,

 
   

2024

   

2023

 

Net income

  $ 1,510     $ 769  

Interest expense

    532       488  

Income tax provision

    39       23  

Depreciation and amortization

    1,596       1,605  

Share-based compensation and other stock payments

    503       493  

Proxy contest-related expenses

    (10 )     720  

Adjusted EBITDA

    4,170       4,098  

Changes in operating working capital

    (4,878 )     (26,368 )

Capital expenditures

    (1,744 )     (1,065 )

Free Cash Flow

  $ (2,452 )   $ (23,335 )

      

OUR BUSINESS 

 

First Quarter Overview 

 

We received $28,996 in new orders in the first quarter of 2024, down from $39,602 in the first quarter of 2023. Within our Heavy Fabrications segment, wind tower orders decreased compared to the prior year quarter primarily due to the timing of tower orders. Partially offsetting this decrease was an 18% increase in industrial fabrication orders primarily due to improved demand from mining customers. Gearing segment orders decreased 16% from the prior year period primarily due to reduced demand from oil and gas (“O&G”) customers, partially offset by increased demand from mining customers and the timing of orders from aftermarket wind customers. Orders within our Industrial Solutions segment increased 5% as compared to the prior year quarter primarily due to an increase in orders associated with new gas turbine projects, partially offset by reduced orders associated with aftermarket projects.

 

We recognized revenue of $37,616 in the first quarter of 2024, down 23% compared to the first quarter of 2023. Within the Heavy Fabrications segment wind tower revenue decreased 40% from the prior year period primarily due to a 44% decrease in tower sections sold as a global wind turbine manufacturer shifted approximately half of its contracted tower section orders initially planned for 2024 into 2025. Gearing segment revenue decreased 30% relative to the comparable prior year period primarily due to reduced shipments for industrial, mining, and O&G customers. Industrial Solutions segment revenue increased by 47% from the prior year period primarily due to the timing of shipments of new and aftermarket gas turbine content.

 

We recorded net income of $1,510 or $0.07 per share in the first quarter of 2024, compared to net income of $769 or $0.04 per share in the first quarter of 2023. This increase in net income was primarily attributable to a more profitable mix of product sold, the absence of proxy-contest related expenses that were recognized in the prior year quarter and higher sales within our Industrial Solutions segment. Partially offsetting this increase was the impact of lower sales within our Gearing and Heavy Fabrication segments. 

 

 

RESULTS OF OPERATIONS 

 

 

Three months ended March 31, 2024, Compared to Three months ended March 31, 2023 

 

The condensed consolidated statement of operations table below should be read in connection with a review of the following discussion of our results of operations for the three months ended March 31, 2024, compared to the three months ended March 31, 2023.

 

   

Three Months Ended March 31,

   

2024 vs. 2023

 
           

% of Total

           

% of Total

                 
   

2024

   

Revenue

   

2023

   

Revenue

   

$ Change

   

% Change

 

Revenues

  $ 37,616       100.0 %   $ 48,873       100.0 %   $ (11,257 )     (23.0 )%

Cost of sales

    30,979       82.4 %     41,897       85.7 %     (10,918 )     (26.1 )%

Gross profit

    6,637       17.6 %     6,976       14.3 %     (339 )     (4.9 )%

Operating expenses

                                               

Selling, general and administrative expenses

    4,394       11.7 %     5,526       11.3 %     (1,132 )     (20.5 )%

Intangible amortization

    165       0.4 %     168       0.3 %     (3 )     (1.8 )%

Total operating expenses

    4,559       12.1 %     5,694       11.7 %     (1,135 )     (19.9 )%

Operating income

    2,078       5.5 %     1,282       2.6 %     796       62.1 %

Other expense, net

                                               

Interest expense, net

    (532 )     (1.4 )%     (488 )     (1.0 )%     (44 )     (9.0 )%

Other, net

    3       0.0 %     (2 )     (0.0 )%     5       250.0 %

Total other expense, net

    (529 )     (1.4 )%     (490 )     (1.0 )%     (39 )     (8.0 )%

Net income before provision for income taxes

    1,549       4.1 %     792       1.6 %     757       95.6 %

Provision for income taxes

    39       0.1 %     23       0.0 %     16       69.6 %

Net income

  $ 1,510       4.0 %   $ 769       1.6 %   $ 741       96.4 %

 

Consolidated 

 

Revenues decreased by $11,257 as compared to the prior year period primarily due to lower sales within the Heavy Fabrications and Gearing segments, partially offset by increased sales within the Industrial Solutions segment. Wind tower revenue decreased 40% from the prior year period primarily due to a 44% decrease in tower sections sold as a global wind turbine manufacturer shifted approximately half of its contracted tower section orders initially planned for 2024 into 2025. Industrial Solutions segment revenue increased 47% from the prior year period primarily due to the timing shipments of new and aftermarket gas turbine content. Gearing segment revenue decreased 30% relative to the comparable prior year period primarily due to reduced shipments for industrial, mining and O&G customers.

 

Gross profit decreased by $339 when compared to the prior year period, primarily due to lower sales, partially offset by a more profitable mix of product sold. Operating expenses decreased from the prior year period primarily as a result of the absence of proxy-contest related expenses that were recognized in the prior year quarter.

 

Net income was $1,510 during the three months ended March 31, 2024, compared to net income of $769 during the three months ended March 31, 2023. This increase in net income was primarily due to the factors described above.

 

  

Heavy Fabrications Segment 

 

   

Three Months Ended

 
   

March 31,

 
   

2024

   

2023

 

Orders

  $ 11,221     $ 20,236  

Tower sections sold

    78       140  

Revenues

    22,016       31,593  

Operating income

    2,046       2,790  

Operating margin

    9.3 %     8.8 %

 

Within our Heavy Fabrications segment, wind tower orders decreased significantly compared to the prior year period primarily due to the timing of tower orders. Partially offsetting this decrease in wind tower orders was an 18% increase in industrial fabrication orders in the current year quarter primarily due to higher demand from mining customers. Segment revenues decreased by 30% during the three months ended March 31, 2024 primarily due to a 40% decrease in wind tower revenue as a result of a 44% decrease in tower sections sold as a global wind turbine manufacturer shifted approximately half of its contracted tower section orders initially planned for 2024 into 2025. Partially offsetting the impact of lower tower sales were higher shipments of our Pressure Reducing Systems (“PRS”) units in the current year quarter. 

 

Heavy Fabrications segment operating results decreased by $744 as compared to the prior year period. The decrease in operating performance was primarily a result of lower tower sales and the corresponding reduction in Advanced Manufacturing Production tax credits (“AMP credits”) recognized. This was partially offset by higher shipments of PRS units in the current year quarter. Operating margin was 9.3% during the three months ended March 31, 2024 compared to 8.8% during the three months ended March 31, 2023 primarily due to the factors described above. 

  

Gearing Segment

 

   

Three Months Ended

 
   

March 31,

 
   

2024

   

2023

 

Orders

  $ 10,446     $ 12,393  

Revenues

    8,337       11,965  

Operating income

    25       581  

Operating margin

    0.3 %     4.9 %

 

Gearing segment orders decreased 16% from the prior year period primarily due to reduced demand from O&G customers, partially offset by increased demand from mining customers and the timing of orders from aftermarket wind customers. Gearing revenue was down 30% relative to the comparable prior year period primarily due to reduced shipments for industrial, mining, and O&G customers.

 

Gearing segment operating income decreased by $556 from the prior year period. This decrease was primarily attributable to lower sales, partially offset by a more profitable product mix sold. Operating margin was 0.3% during the three months ended March 31, 2024, a decrease from 4.9% during the three months ended March 31, 2023, driven primarily by the items identified above.

 

Industrial Solutions Segment 

 

   

Three Months Ended

 
   

March 31,

 
   

2024

   

2023

 

Orders

  $ 7,329     $ 6,973  

Revenues

    7,994       5,423  

Operating income

    1,767       622  

Operating margin

    22.1 %     11.5 %

 

 

 

Industrial Solutions segment orders increased from the prior year period primarily due to an increase in orders associated with new gas turbine projects, partially offset by reduced orders associated with aftermarket projects. Segment revenues increased from the prior year period primarily due to the timing of shipments of new and aftermarket gas turbine content. Operating income increased versus the prior-year period primarily as a result of higher sales and a more profitable mix of product sold. 

 

Corporate and Other 

 

Corporate and Other expenses during the three months ended March 31, 2024 decreased from the prior year period primarily due to the professional fees associated with the contested proxy election recognized in the prior year quarter and lower medical costs.

 

 

LIQUIDITY, FINANCIAL POSITION AND CAPITAL RESOURCES 

 

On August 4, 2022, we entered into a credit agreement (the “2022 Credit Agreement”) with Wells Fargo Bank, National Association, as lender (“Wells Fargo”), providing the Company and its subsidiaries with a $35,000 senior secured revolving credit facility (which may be further increased by up to an additional $10,000 upon the request of the Company and at the sole discretion of Wells Fargo) and a $7,578 senior secured term loan (collectively, the “2022 Credit Facility”). The proceeds of the 2022 Credit Facility are available for general corporate purposes, including strategic growth opportunities. As of March 31, 2024, cash totaled $1,073, a decrease of $26 from December 31, 2023. Debt and finance lease obligations at March 31, 2024 totaled $13,628. As of March 31, 2024, we had the ability to borrow up to an additional $21,326 under the 2022 Credit Facility. 

 

In addition to the 2022 Credit Facility, we also utilize supply chain financing arrangements as a component of our funding for working capital, which accelerates receivable collections and helps to better manage cash flow. Under these agreements, we have agreed to sell certain of our accounts receivable balances to banking institutions who have agreed to advance amounts equal to the net accounts receivable balances due, less a discount as set forth in the respective agreements. The balances under these agreements are accounted for as sales of accounts receivable, as they are sold without recourse. Cash proceeds from these agreements are reflected as operating activities included in the change in accounts receivable in the consolidated statements of cash flows. Fees incurred in connection with the agreements are recorded as interest expense.

 

We also have outstanding notes payable for capital expenditures in the amount of $1,826 and $1,361 as of March 31, 2024 and December 31, 2023, respectively, with $345 and $163 included in the “Line of Credit and current maturities of long-term debt” line item of our condensed consolidated financial statements as of March 31, 2024 and December 31, 2023, respectively. The notes payable have monthly payments that range from $3 to $20 and an interest rate of approximately 6%. The equipment purchased is utilized as collateral for the notes payable. The outstanding notes payable mature in September 2028.

 

On September 22, 2023, the Company filed a shelf registration statement on Form S-3, which was declared effective by the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) on October 12, 2023 (the “Form S-3”), replacing a prior shelf registration statement which expired on October 12, 2023. This shelf registration statement, which includes a base prospectus, allows us to offer any combination of securities described in the prospectus in one or more offerings. Unless otherwise specified in the prospectus supplement accompanying the base prospectus, we would use the net proceeds from the sale of any securities offered pursuant to the shelf registration statement for general corporate purposes.

 

On September 12, 2022, we entered into a Sales Agreement (the “Sales Agreement”) with Roth Capital Partners, LLC and HC Wainwright & Co., LLC (collectively, the “Agents”). Pursuant to the terms of the Sales Agreement, we may sell from time to time through the Agents shares of our common stock with an aggregate sales price of up to $12,000. We will pay a commission to the Agents of 2.75% of the gross proceeds of the sale of the shares sold under the Sales Agreement and reimburse the Agents for the expenses incident to the performance of their obligations under the Sales Agreement. During the year ended December 31, 2022, we issued 100,379 shares of our common stock under the Sales Agreement and the net proceeds (before upfront costs) to us from the sale of our common stock were approximately $323 after deducting commissions paid of approximately $9. No shares of the Company’s common stock were issued under the Sales Agreement during the year ended December 31, 2023 or three months ended March 31, 2024. As of March 31, 2024, shares of our common stock having a value of approximately $11,667 remained available for issuance under the Sales Agreement. Any additional shares offered and sold under the Sales Agreement are to be issued pursuant to the Form S-3 and a 424(b) prospectus supplement.

 

We anticipate that current cash resources, amounts available under the 2022 Credit Facility, cash to be generated from operations and equipment financing, potential proceeds from the sale of securities under the Sales Agreement, access to the public or private debt and/or equity markets including any potential proceeds from the sale of further securities under the Form S-3, and proceeds from sales of AMP credits will be adequate to meet our liquidity needs for at least the next twelve months. 

 

  

If assumptions regarding our production, sales and subsequent collections from certain of our large customers, our ability to finalize the terms of the remaining obligations under a supply agreement with a leading global wind turbine manufacturer, as well as receipt of customer deposits and revenues generated from new customer orders, are materially inconsistent with management’s expectations, we may in the future encounter cash flow and liquidity issues.

 

If our operational performance deteriorates, we may be unable to comply with existing financial covenants, and could lose access to the 2022 Credit Facility. This could limit our operational flexibility, require a delay in making planned investments and/or require us to seek additional equity or debt financing. Any attempt to raise equity through the public markets could have a negative effect on our stock price, making an equity raise more difficult or more dilutive. Any additional equity financing or equity-linked financing, if available, will be dilutive to stockholders, and additional debt financing, if available, would likely require new financial covenants or impose other operating and financial restrictions on us. While we believe that we will continue to have sufficient cash available to operate our businesses and to meet our financial obligations and debt covenants, there can be no assurances that our operations will generate sufficient cash, or that credit facilities or equity or equity-linked financings will be available in an amount sufficient to enable us to meet these financial obligations.

 

Sources and Uses of Cash 

 

The following table summarizes our cash flows from operating, investing, and financing activities for the three months ended March 31, 2024 and 2023:

 

   

Three Months Ended

 
   

March 31,

 
   

2024

   

2023

 

Total cash provided by (used in):

               

Operating activities

  $ 5,857     $ (25,984 )

Investing activities

    (1,744 )     (1,065 )

Financing activities

    (4,139 )     16,046  

Net decrease in cash

  $ (26 )   $ (11,003 )

 

Operating Cash Flows 

 

During the three months ended March 31, 2024, net cash provided by operating activities totaled $5,857 compared to net cash used in operating activities of $25,984 during the prior year period. The increase in net cash provided by operating activities during the current year period was primarily attributable to a decrease in accounts receivable, proceeds from the sale of the 2023 AMP credits received during the current year period. In addition, customer deposits decreased more significantly during the prior year period. 

 

Investing Cash Flows 

 

During the three months ended March 31, 2024, net cash used in investing activities totaled $1,744, compared to net cash used in investing activities of $1,065 during the prior year period. The increase in net cash used in investing activities as compared to the prior-year period was primarily due to a net increase in purchases of property and equipment.

 

Financing Cash Flows 

 

During the three months ended March 31, 2024, net cash used in financing activities totaled $4,139, compared to net cash provided by financing activities of $16,046 during the prior year period. The decrease was primarily due to decreased net borrowings under the 2022 Credit Facility in the current year period. 

 

CRITICAL ACCOUNTING ESTIMATES

 

There have been no material changes in our critical accounting estimates during the three months ended March 31, 2024 as compared to the critical accounting estimates described in our Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2023. 

 

 

CAUTIONARY NOTE REGARDING FORWARD-LOOKING STATEMENTS 

 

The preceding discussion and analysis should be read in conjunction with our condensed consolidated financial statements and related notes included in Item 1 of Part I of this Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q and the audited consolidated financial statements and related notes and Management’s Discussion and Analysis of Financial Condition and Results of Operations contained in our Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2023. Portions of this Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q, including the discussion and analysis in this Part I, Item 2, contain “forward looking statements”, as defined in Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, (the “Exchange Act”), that reflect our current expectations regarding our future growth, results of operations, financial condition, cash flows, performance, business prospects and opportunities, as well as assumptions made by, and information currently available to, our management. We have tried to identify forward looking statements by using words such as “anticipate,” “believe,” “expect,” “intend,” “will,” “should,” “may,” “plan” and similar expressions, but these words are not the exclusive means of identifying forward looking statements. Forward-looking statements include any statement that does not directly relate to a current or historical fact. Our forward-looking statements may include or relate to our beliefs, expectations, plans and/or assumptions with respect to the following: (i) the impact of global health concerns on the economies and financial markets and the demand for our products; (ii) state, local and federal regulatory frameworks affecting the industries in which we compete, including the wind energy industry, and the related extension, continuation or renewal of federal tax incentives and grants, including the advanced manufacturing tax credits (which remain subject to further technical guidance and regulations), and state renewable portfolio standards as well as new or continuing tariffs on steel or other products imported into the United States; (iii) our customer relationships and our substantial dependency on a few significant customers and our efforts to diversify our customer base and sector focus and leverage relationships across business units; (iv) our ability to operate our business efficiently, comply with our debt obligations, manage capital expenditures and costs effectively, and generate cash flow; (v) the economic and operational stability of our significant customers and suppliers, including their respective supply chains, and the ability to source alternative suppliers as necessary; (vi) our ability to continue to grow our business organically and through acquisitions; (vii) the production, sales, collections, customer deposits and revenues generated by new customer orders and our ability to realize the resulting cash flows; (viii) information technology failures, network disruptions, cybersecurity attacks or breaches in data security; (ix) the sufficiency of our liquidity and alternate sources of funding, if necessary; (x) our ability to realize revenue from customer orders and backlog (including our ability to finalize the terms of the remaining obligations under a supply agreement with a leading global wind turbine manufacturer); (xi) the economy and the potential impact it may have on our business, including our customers; (xii) the state of the wind energy market and other energy and industrial markets generally, including the availability of tax credits, and the impact of competition and economic volatility in those markets; (xiii) the effects of market disruptions and regular market volatility, including fluctuations in the price of oil, gas and other commodities; (xiv) competition from new or existing industry participants including, in particular, increased competition from foreign tower manufacturers; (xv) the effects of the change of administrations in the U.S. federal government; (xvi) our ability to successfully integrate and operate acquired companies and to identify, negotiate and execute future acquisitions; (xvii) the potential loss of tax benefits if we experience an “ownership change” under Section 382 of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended; (xviii) the limited trading market for our securities and the volatility of market price for our securities; (xix) our outstanding indebtedness and its impact on our business activities (including our ability to incur additional debt in the future); and (xx) the impact of future sales of our common stock or securities convertible into our common stock on our stock price. These statements are based on information currently available to us and are subject to various risks, uncertainties and other factors that could cause our actual growth, results of operations, financial condition, cash flows, performance, business prospects and opportunities to differ materially from those expressed in, or implied by, these statements including, but not limited to, those set forth under the caption “Risk Factors” in Part I, Item 1A of our Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2023. We are under no duty to update any of these statements. You should not consider any list of such factors to be an exhaustive statement of all of the risks, uncertainties or other factors that could cause our current beliefs, expectations, plans and/or assumptions to change. Accordingly, forward-looking statements should not be relied upon as a predictor of actual results.

 

 

Item 3.  Quantitative and Qualitative Disclosures About Market Risk 

 

We are a smaller reporting company as defined by Item 10(f)(1) of Regulation S-K under the Securities Act and as such are not required to provide information under this Item pursuant to Item 305I of Regulation S-K. 

 

Item 4.  Controls and Procedures 

 

Evaluation of Disclosure Controls and Procedures 

 

We seek to maintain disclosure controls and procedures (as defined in Rules 13a-15I and 15d-15I under the Exchange Act) that are designed to ensure that information required to be disclosed in our reports filed under the Exchange Act is recorded, processed, summarized and reported within the time periods specified in the SEC’s rules and forms. This information is also accumulated and communicated to management, including our Chief Executive Officer (“CEO”) and Chief Financial Officer (“CFO”), as appropriate, to allow timely decisions regarding required disclosure. Our management, under the supervision and with the participation of our CEO and CFO, evaluated the effectiveness of the design and operation of our disclosure controls and procedures as of the end of the most recent fiscal quarter reported on herein. Based on that evaluation, our CEO and CFO concluded that our disclosure controls and procedures were effective as of March 31, 2024.

 

Changes in Internal Control over Financial Reporting

 

There were no changes in our internal control over financial reporting during the three months ended March 31, 2024 that have materially affected, or are reasonably likely to materially affect, our internal control over financial reporting.

 

PART II.   OTHER INFORMATION 

 

Item 1.

Legal Proceedings 

 

The information required by this item is incorporated herein by reference to Note 13, “Legal Proceedings And Other Matters” of the condensed consolidated financial statements in Part I, Item 1 of this Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q. 

 

Item 1A.

Risk Factors

 

The Risk Factors identified in our Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2023 continue to represent the most significant risks to the Company’s future results of operations and financial conditions.

  

Item 2.

Unregistered Sales of Equity Securities and Use of Proceeds

 

None. 

 

Item 3.

Defaults Upon Senior Securities 

 

None. 

 

Item 4.

Mine Safety Disclosures 

 

Not Applicable. 

 

  

Item 5.

Other Information 

 

 

Rule 10b5-1 Trading Arrangement

 

During the three months ended March 31, 2024, none of the Company’s directors or officers (as defined in Rule 16a-1(f) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934) adopted, terminated or modified a Rule 10b5-1 trading arrangement or non-Rule 10b5-1 trading arrangement (as such terms are defined in Item 408 of Regulation S-K of the Securities Act of 1933).

  

 

Item 6.

Exhibits 

 

The exhibits listed on the Exhibit Index are filed as part of this Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q.

 

EXHIBIT INDEX

BROADWIND, INC.

FORM 10-Q FOR THE QUARTER ENDED March 31, 2024

 

Exhibit

Number

Exhibit

3.1

Certificate of Incorporation of the Company (incorporated by reference to Exhibit 3.1 to the Company’s Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q for the quarterly period ended June 30, 2008

3.2

Certificate of Amendment to the Certificate of Incorporation of the Company (incorporated by reference to Exhibit 3.1 to the Company’s Current Report on Form 8-K filed August 23, 2012)

3.3

Certificate of Amendment to the Certificate of Incorporation of the Company (incorporated by reference to Exhibit 3.1 to the Company’s Current Report on Form 8-K filed May 6, 2020)

3.4

Fourth Amended and Restated Bylaws of the Company, adopted as of June 26, 2023 (incorporated by reference to Exhibit 3.1 to the Company’s Current Report on Form 8-K filed June 28, 2023)

31.1

Rule 13a-14(a) Certification of Chief Executive Officer*
31.2 Rule 13a-14(a) Certification of Chief Financial Officer*

32.1

Certification Pursuant to 18 U.S.C. Section 1350, as Adopted Pursuant to Section 906 of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002, of Chief Executive Officer*

32.2 Certification Pursuant to 18 U.S.C Section 1350, as Adopted Pursuant to Section 906 of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002, of Chief Financial Officer*

101

The following financial information from this Form 10-Q of Broadwind, Inc. for the quarter ended March 31, 2024, formatted in iXBRL (Inline eXtensible Business Reporting Language): (i) Condensed Consolidated Balance Sheets, (ii) Condensed Consolidated Statements of Operations, (iii) Condensed Consolidated Statements of Stockholders’ Equity, (iv) Condensed Consolidated Statements of Cash Flows, and (v) Notes to the Condensed Consolidated Financial Statements, tagged as blocks of text.

101.INS* Inline XBRL Instance
101.SCH* Inline XBRL Taxonomy Extension Schema
101.CAL* Inline XBRL Taxonomy Extension Calculation
101.DEF* Inline XBRL Taxonomy Extension Definition
101.LAB* Inline XBRL Taxonomy Extension Labels
101.PRE* Inline XBRL Taxonomy Extension Presentation
104 Cover Page Interactive Data File (formatted as Inline XBRL and contained in Exhibit 101)

 


*

Filed herewith.

 

SIGNATURES

 

In accordance with the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, thereunto duly authorized.

 

BROADWIND, INC.

May 14, 2024

By:

/s/ Eric B. Blashford

Eric B. Blashford

President and Chief Executive Officer

(Principal Executive Officer) 

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