BRISTOL, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 16, 2006--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 March 10, 2006, to shareholders of record at the close of
business on February 28, 2006.
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
2005 sales of $1.1 billion: 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 disks, 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 6,000 dedicated employees
at more than 60 locations worldwide contribute to Barnes Group Inc.'s
success. The Company has paid cash dividends to shareholders on a
continuous basis since 1934, 71 consecutive years.
CONTACT: Barnes Group Inc.
Brian D. Koppy, 860-973-2126
Stephen J. McKelvey, 860-973-2132
SOURCE: Barnes Group Inc.