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Union Special Retirement, Savings and Profit Sharing Plan


Plan Information

  • Plan Year01/01/2012 — 12/31/2012
  • Date of Plan01/01/1985
  • Net Assets as of 12/31/2012 $13,068,420
  • Plan Number2
  • Plan Type Single Employer
  • Is the plan collectively bargained? No
  • Did the plan file for an extension of time or the DFVC Program?Yes
  • Plan Funding Arrangement Trust
  • Plan Benefit Arrangement Trust

Participant Information as of 12/31/2012

  • Active (Eligible) Participants115
  • Retired or separated participants receiving benefits0
  • Other retired or separated participants entitled to future benefits59
  • Subtotal174
  • Deceased participants whose beneficiaries are receiving or are entitled to receive benefits5
  • Total179
  • Total number of participants as of 01/01/2012193
  • Number of participants with account balances167
  • Number of participants that terminated employment during the plan year with accrued benefits that were less than 100% vested0


  • Total Benefit Payments$0
  • Corrective Distributions$0
  • Administrative Service Providers$0
  • Other Expenses$0
  • Total Expenses$0
  • Total Transfers$0

Sponsor Information

  • Address1 Union Special Plz
  • CityHuntley
  • StateIL
  • Zip60142-7007
  • Telephone(847) 669-4442
  • EIN26-2167565
  • Industry Code333900
  • Named AdministratorRoberta Mazurek
  • Named Plan SponsorRoberta Mazurek

Audit Information

  • Audit StatusAudited
  • AuditorWolf & Company LLP
  • Auditor EIN36-2985665
  • Audit Opinion Disclaimer
  • Audit TypeLimited Scope Audit

Benefits Provided Under the Plan

Code Benefit Description
2E Profit-sharing A defined contribution plan that allows employer discretionary contributions. These plans often contain a 401(k) feature.
2F ERISA section 404(c) Plan This plan, or any part of it is intended to meet the conditions of 29 CFR 2550.404c-1.
2G Total participant-directed account plan Participants have the opportunity to direct the investment of all the assets allocated to their individual accounts, regardless of whether 29 CFR 2550.404c-1 is intended to be met.
2J Code section 401(k) feature A cash or deferred arrangement described in Code section 401(k) that is part of a qualified defined contribution plan that provides for an election by employees to defer part of their compensation or receive these amounts in cash.
2K Code section 401(m) arrangement Employee contributions are allocated to separate accounts under the plan or employer contributions are based, in whole or in part, on employee deferrals or contributions to the plan. Not applicable if plan is 401(k) plan with only QNECs and/or QMACs. Also not applicable if Code section 403(b)(1), 403(b)(7) or 408 arrangements/accounts/annuities.
2T Participant-directed Account Total or partial participant-directed account plan - plan uses default investment account for participants who fail to direct assets in their account.
3D Master plan A pension plan that is made available by a sponsor for adoption by employers; that is the subject of a favorable opinion letter; and for which a single funding medium (for example, a trust or custodial account) is established for the joint use of all adopting employers.

Questions and Answers

Question Answer Amount
During the plan year did the employer fail to transmit to the plan any participant contributions within the time period described in 29 CFT 2510.3-102? Yes $200
Were any loans by the plan or fixed income obligations due the plan in default as of the close of plan year or classified during the year as uncollectible? Disregard participant loans secured by participant's account balance. No
Were any leases to which the plan was a party in default or classified during the year as uncollectible? No
Were there any nonexempt transactions with any party-in-interest? No
Was this plan covered by a fidelity bond? Yes $500,000
Did the plan have a loss, whether or not reimbursed by the plan's fidelity bond, that was caused by fraud or dishonesty? No
Did the plan hold any assets whose current value was neither readily determinable on an established market nor set by an independent third party appraiser? No
Did the plan receive any noncash contributions whose value was neither readily determinable on an established market nor set by an independent third party appraiser? No
Did the plan have assets held for investment? Yes
Were any plan transactions or series of transactions in excess of 5% of the current value of plan assets? No
Were all the plan assets either distributed to participants or beneficiaries, transferred to another plan, or brought under the control of the PBGC? No
Has the plan failed to provide any benefit when due under the plan? No
If this is an individual account plan, was there a blackout period? No
If there was a blackout period, have you either provided the required notice or one of the exceptions to providing the notice applied under 29 CFR 2520.101-3? No


Income and Expense Statement

Income $1,215,509
Contributions $151,529
Cash Contributions $151,529
Cash from Employers $0
Cash from Participants $151,529
Others (including rollovers) $0
Noncash Contributions $0
Total Earnings on Investments $1,063,980
Total Interest $9,720
Interest-Bearing Cash $0
U.S. Government Securities $0
Corporate Debt Instruments $0
Loans (other than to participants) $0
Participant Loans $9,720
Interest from Other Investments $0
Total Dividends $17,079
Preferred Stock $0
Common Stock $0
Rents $0
Net gain (loss) on sale of assets $0
Aggregate Proceeds $0
Aggregate Carrying Amount $0
Total Unrealized Appreciation (depreciation) of assets $0
Real Estate $0
Other $0
Net investment gain (loss) from common/collective trusts $986,720
Net investment gain (loss) from pooled separate accounts $0
Net investment gain (loss) from master trust investment accounts $0
Net investment gain (loss) from 103-12 investment entities $0
Net investment gain (loss) from registered investment companies $50,461
Other Income $0
Expenses $1,058,927
Total Benefit Payments $997,675
Directly to participants or beneficiaries, including direct rollovers $997,675
To insurance carriers for the provision of benefits $0
Other Benefit Payment Fees $0
Corrective Distributions $0
Certain deemed distributions of participant loans $0
Interest expense $0
Total Administrative Expenses $61,252
Professional Fees $14,000
Contract Administrator Fees $15,194
Investment Advisory and management fees $32,058
Other Administrative Fees $0
Net Income $156,582
Transfers of Assets to this Plan $0
Transfers of Assets from this Plan $0

Asset and Liability Statement

12/31/2012 12/31/2011 Change YOY
Total Assets $13,068,420 $12,911,838 1.21%
Total noninterest-bearing cash $0 $0 0.0%
Receivables $200 $4,113 -95.14%
Employer Contributions $0 $0 0.0%
Participant Contributions $200 $4,113 -95.14%
Other Contributions $0 $0 0.0%
General Investments $0 $0 0.0%
Interest-bearing cash $0 $0 0.0%
U.S. Government Securities $0 $0 0.0%
Corporate Debt Instruments $0 $0 0.0%
Preferred $0 $0 0.0%
All Other $0 $0 0.0%
Corporate Stocks $0 $0 0.0%
Preferred $0 $0 0.0%
Common $0 $0 0.0%
Partnership/joint venture interests $0 $0 0.0%
Real estate (other than employer real property) $0 $0 0.0%
Loans (other than to participants) $0 $0 0.0%
Participants Loans $254,614 $181,818 40.04%
Value of interest in common/collective trusts $11,894,239 $12,165,670 -2.23%
Value of interest in pooled separate accounts $0 $0 0.0%
Value of interest in master trust investment accounts $0 $0 0.0%
Value of interest in 103-12 investment entities $0 $0 0.0%
Value of interest in registered investment companies $919,367 $560,237 64.10%
Value of funds held in insurance co. general account $0 $0 0.0%
Other Investments $0 $0 0.0%
Employer-related Investments $0 $0 0.0%
Employer Securities $0 $0 0.0%
Employer Real Property $0 $0 0.0%
Buildings and other property used in plan operation $0 $0 0.0%
Total Liabilities $0 $0 0.0%
Benefit Claims Payable (1) $0 $0 0.0%
Operating Payables (1) $0 $0 0.0%
Acquisition Indebtedness (1) $0 $0 0.0%
Other liabilities (1) $0 $0 0.0%
Net Assets $13,068,420 $12,911,838 1.21%

Service Providers

Persons Receiving Only Eligible Indirect Compensation

  • Principal Life Insurance Company

Other Service Providers Receiving Direct or Indirect Compensation

Name Nature of Service Relationship to Plan Sponsor Direct Compensation Paid by Plan Indirect Compensation Paid by Plan Total Compensation
Core Capital Solutions, LLC Investment advisory (plan) Investment Advisor $32,058 $0 $32,058
Plante & Moran, PLLC Accounting (including auditing) Accountant $14,000 $0 $14,000
Union Special LLC Contract Administrator Contract Administrator $13,849 $0 $13,849
Principal Life Insurance Company Contract Administrator, Participant loan processing, Direct payment from the plan, Recordkeeping fees Contract Administrator $1,345 $0 $1,345
Wilshire Associates Incorporated Investment advisory (plan), Other investment fees and expenses Investment Advisor $0 $0 $0
Total $61,252 $0 $61,252

Indirect Compensation

Name Source of Indirect Compensation* Nature of Service Description of Indirect Compensation Indirect Compensation Paid by Plan
Wilshire Associates Incorporated Principal Life Insurance Company Investment advisory (plan), Other investment fees and expenses 2 Basis Points Annually On Total Assets Up To $10 Billion, and 1 Basis Point for Assets Greater Than $10 Billi On In Wilshire's 3(21) Investment Fiduciary Service. $0
*As outlined by the Form 5500 Instructions for service providers with indirect compensation.

Service Providers Who Fail or Refuse to Provide Information

There are no service providers who failed or refused to provide information.

Termination Information on Accountants and Enrolled Actuaries

Name Position Explanation
Blackman Kallick Accountant FEES



Name of Investment Investment Manager Type of Investment Dollar Value
Principal Stable Val Pref Fd Union Bond & Trust Company DFE: Common/Collective Trust $3,627,888
Prin Trust Tgt 2020 Fd R6 Principal Trust Company DFE: Common/Collective Trust $2,253,736
Prin Trust Tgt 2025 Fd R6 Principal Trust Company DFE: Common/Collective Trust $2,204,231
Prin Trust Tgt 2015 Fd R6 Principal Trust Company DFE: Common/Collective Trust $1,094,828
Prin Trust Tgt 2010 Fd R6 Principal Trust Company DFE: Common/Collective Trust $994,428
Prin Trust Income Fund R6 Principal Trust Company DFE: Common/Collective Trust $791,894
Prin Trust Tgt 2030 Fd R6 Principal Trust Company DFE: Common/Collective Trust $601,469
Prin Trust Tgt 2035 Fd R6 Principal Trust Company DFE: Common/Collective Trust $286,034
Prin Trust Tgt 2040 Fd R6 Principal Trust Company DFE: Common/Collective Trust $24,083
Prin Trust Tgt 2055 Fd R6 Principal Trust Company DFE: Common/Collective Trust $15,647
Total $11,894,238

Insurance Information

Insurance Information

There are no insurance carriers listed for this plan.