BRISTOL, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--July 14, 2004--The Board of
Directors of Barnes Group Inc. (NYSE: B) today declared a quarterly
cash dividend of 20 cents ($0.20) per share. The dividend will be
payable September 10, 2004, to shareholders of record at the close of
business on August 31, 2004.
Barnes Group Inc. and its predecessor companies have paid cash
dividends to shareholders on a continuous basis since 1934.
Barnes Group Inc. (www.barnesgroupinc.com) is a diversified
international manufacturer of precision metal components and
assemblies and a distributor of industrial supplies, serving a wide
range of markets and customers. Founded in 1857 and headquartered in
Bristol, Connecticut, Barnes Group consists of three businesses with
2003 sales of $891 million: Associated Spring, one of the world's
largest manufacturers of precision mechanical and nitrogen gas springs
and a global supplier of retaining rings and injection-molded plastic
components; Barnes Aerospace, a manufacturer and repairer of highly
engineered assemblies and components for commercial and military
aircraft engines, airframes, and land-based industrial gas turbines;
and Barnes Distribution, an international, full service distributor of
maintenance, repair and operating supplies. Over 5,800 dedicated
employees at more than 50 locations worldwide contribute to Barnes
Group Inc.'s success.
CONTACT: Barnes Group Inc.
Phillip J. Penn, 860-973-2126
Stephen J. McKelvey, 860-973-2132
SOURCE: Barnes Group Inc.