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D & S Manufacturing 401k Plan


Plan Information

  • Plan Year01/01/2019 — 12/31/2019
  • Date of Plan01/01/2015
  • Net Assets as of 12/31/2019 $8,171,682
  • Plan Number5
  • 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 12/31/2019

  • Active (Eligible) Participants140
  • Retired or separated participants receiving benefits6
  • Other retired or separated participants entitled to future benefits24
  • Subtotal170
  • Deceased participants whose beneficiaries are receiving or are entitled to receive benefits0
  • Total170
  • Total number of participants as of 01/01/2019177
  • Number of participants with account balances147
  • Number of participants that terminated employment during the plan year with accrued benefits that were less than 100% vested9


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

Sponsor Information

  • Address301 East Main Street
  • CityBlack River Falls
  • StateWI
  • Zip54615
  • Telephone(715) 284-5376
  • EIN39-1088864
  • Industry Code332900
  • Named AdministratorMichael Dougherty

Audit Information

  • Audit StatusAudited
  • AuditorWiplfi LLP
  • Auditor EIN39-0758449
  • 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? No
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 $1,000,000
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 $1,974,879
Contributions $573,806
Cash Contributions $573,806
Cash from Employers $194,577
Cash from Participants $356,282
Others (including rollovers) $22,947
Noncash Contributions $0
Total Earnings on Investments $1,401,073
Total Interest $7,238
Interest-Bearing Cash $0
U.S. Government Securities $0
Corporate Debt Instruments $0
Loans (other than to participants) $0
Participant Loans $7,238
Interest from Other Investments $0
Total Dividends $28,497
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 $842,860
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 $522,478
Other Income $0
Expenses $616,736
Total Benefit Payments $571,870
Directly to participants or beneficiaries, including direct rollovers $571,870
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 $44,866
Professional Fees $0
Contract Administrator Fees $0
Investment Advisory and management fees $42,093
Other Administrative Fees $2,773
Net Income $1,358,143
Transfers of Assets to this Plan $0
Transfers of Assets from this Plan $0

Asset and Liability Statement

12/31/2019 12/31/2018 Change YOY
Total Assets $8,171,682 $6,813,539 19.93%
Total noninterest-bearing cash $11,987 $7,048 70.08%
Receivables $4,390 $0 0.0%
Employer Contributions $4,390 $0 0.0%
Participant Contributions $0 $0 0.0%
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 $139,980 $123,530 13.32%
Value of interest in common/collective trusts $5,673,651 $4,772,352 18.89%
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 $2,341,674 $1,910,609 22.56%
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 $8,171,682 $6,813,539 19.93%

Service Providers

Persons Receiving Only Eligible Indirect Compensation

  • Associated Trust Company, N.A.

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
Associated Trust Company, N.A. Recordkeeping and information management (computing, tabulating, data processing, etc.), Consulting (pension), Trustee (discretionary), Investment management, Participant loan processing, Participant communication, Direct payment from the plan, Investment management fees paid directly by plan, Recordkeeping fees, Consulting fees NONE $44,865 $0 $44,865
Total $44,865 $0 $44,865

Indirect Compensation

There are no service providers with indirect compensation listed for this plan.

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

There is no termination information for this plan.



Name of Investment Investment Manager Type of Investment Dollar Value
Assoc Growth Balanced Lifestage Fd Associated Trust Company, N.A. DFE: Common/Collective Trust $1,844,824
Assoc Conserv Growth Lifestage Fund Associated Trust Company, N.A. DFE: Common/Collective Trust $975,076
Associated Growth Lifestage Fund Associated Trust Company, N.A. DFE: Common/Collective Trust $817,171
Stable Value Fund Union Bond and Trust Company DFE: Common/Collective Trust $741,638
Associated Balanced Lifestage Fund Associated Trust Company, N.A. DFE: Common/Collective Trust $630,606
Assoc Conserv Balanced Lifestage Fd Associated Trust Company, N.A. DFE: Common/Collective Trust $544,090
Associated Core Bond Fund Associated Trust Company, N.A. DFE: Common/Collective Trust $119,364
Associated Money Market Common Fund Associated Trust Company, N.A. DFE: Common/Collective Trust $881
Total $5,673,650

Insurance Information

Insurance Information

There are no insurance carriers listed for this plan.