BRISTOL, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 12, 2009--
Barnes Distribution now makes it easy to be green. A business of Barnes
Group Inc. (NYSE: B), the Company is the first major maintenance,
repair, operating (MRO) supplies distributor to launch a catalog of its
premier “green” products to help customers focus on using
environmentally responsible products.
Barnes Distribution created the catalog to further its commitment to
workplace safety and to address the eco-friendly business philosophy
being adopted by its customers.
“Many of our customers are trying to reduce toxicity levels within their
facilities while others have embraced ‘greener’ initiatives to be more
environmentally responsible,” said David Nagle, President, Barnes
Distribution, North America. “We developed this catalog to centralize
all of our environmentally friendly products to respond to customer
needs. It also reaffirms our commitment to keep our customers’
operations running and workers safe while minimizing the impact to our
All of the 270 products sold in the catalog have low or no volatile
organic compounds (VOC), no hazardous air pollutants or ozone-depleting
chemicals, and no SARA reportable ingredients. Products in the catalog
include Barnes Distribution High Solid Paints, which emit less VOCs
compared to standard aerosol paints, cleaners and degreasers, greases
and lubricants, janitorial supplies, adhesives, sealants, lighting, all
natural sorbent pads and more.
All catalogs were printed on recycled paper, packaged with a natural
sorbent and sent to Barnes Distribution customers in North America and
To obtain a copy of the catalog, contact your local Barnes Distribution
representative by calling 1-866-GET MROP.
About Barnes Distribution and Barnes Group Inc.
Barnes Distribution is a business of Barnes Group Inc. and an industry
leader in global logistical support by providing inventory management,
technical sales, and supply chain solutions for maintenance, repair,
operating and production supplies. The Company offers more than 75,000
products to more than 30 countries worldwide.
Barnes Group Inc. (NYSE:B) is a diversified global manufacturer and
logistical services company focused on providing precision component
manufacturing and operating service support. Founded in 1857, the 5,700
dedicated employees at more than 60 locations worldwide are committed to
achieving consistent and sustainable profitable growth. For more
information, visit www.BGInc.com.
Barnes Group, the Critical Components People.
Source: Barnes Group Inc.
Barnes Group Inc.
Lori Kupec, 860-973-2132