BRISTOL, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun. 16, 2009--
Barnes Aerospace, a business of Barnes Group Inc. (NYSE: B) and global
provider of manufacturing solutions and comprehensive component overhaul
and repair services, has increased its global footprint in seals and
segments, adding a new Seals and Segments Center of Excellence to its
original equipment manufacturing (OEM) factory in Singapore.
The new Seals and Segments Center of Excellence provides customers
worldwide with a cost-effective outsourcing alternative for seals and
segments that are used in gas turbine engines. A 37,000 square-foot
addition to the Company’s Singapore facility houses five new machines
and expands the Company’s expertise and capabilities in providing
complex seals and segments to customers. This facility is one of Barnes
Aerospace’s two facilities in Singapore. The second is dedicated to
maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) operations.
“Barnes Aerospace has a long and proven history in meeting our
customers’ seals and segments needs from our Windsor, Connecticut
operations. Establishing this new Center of Excellence in our expanded
facility in Singapore reinforces our commitment to superior performance
and service excellence that our customers have come to expect from us,”
said Brent Wiberg, President, Barnes Aerospace, OEM. “We dedicated top
engineering and fabrication specialists to this project, which led to
the creation of an industry-leading facility that promises to further
increase our market share in seals and segments by providing local and
cost-effective service in this area of the world.”
As part of the Seals and Segments Center of Excellence, Barnes Aerospace
has installed three 5axis hedge grinders, which give the Company the
capability to perform 5axis radial grooving and honey comb grinding. Two
5axis EDM fast hole drilling machines and nickel plating capabilities
augment Barnes Aerospace’s braze and vacuum furnace applications.
To learn more, visit its Web site at BarnesAero.com
About Barnes Aerospace and Barnes Group Inc.
Barnes Aerospace provides superior manufacturing solutions and
comprehensive component overhaul and repair services to the world's
major turbine manufacturers, commercial airlines and the military. The
company provides highly engineered machined and fabricated components
and assemblies for aircraft engines and airframe manufacturers and
land-based industrial gas turbines. Working to AS 9100 standards, Barnes
Aerospace delivers the highest quality and most cost-effective solutions
to our customers using high temperature titanium, inconel, hastelloy,
stainless steel and nickel alloy materials.
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 5,100
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