BRISTOL, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 20, 2005--The Board of
Directors of Barnes Group Inc. (NYSE:B) today declared a quarterly
cash dividend of 22 cents ($0.22) per share. The dividend will be
payable December 9, 2005, to shareholders of record at the close of
business on November 29, 2005.
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
2004 sales of $994.7 million: Barnes Distribution, an international,
full-service distributor of maintenance, repair, operating, and
production supplies; Associated Spring, one of the world's largest
manufacturers of precision mechanical and nitrogen gas springs and a
global supplier of retaining rings, reed valves, shock discs, and
injection-molded plastic components; and 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. Over 5,900 dedicated employees
at 60 locations worldwide contribute to Barnes Group Inc.'s success.
CONTACT: Barnes Group Inc.
Brian D. Koppy, 860-973-2126
Stephen J. McKelvey, 860-973-2132
SOURCE: Barnes Group Inc.