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|Barnes Aerospace Awarded ISO 14001:2004 Certification|
BRISTOL, Conn., Feb 24, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --
Barnes Aerospace, a global provider of manufacturing solutions and comprehensive component overhaul and repair services and a business of Barnes Group Inc. (NYSE:B), has achieved one of the highest levels of environmental certification, ISO 14001:2004, at two of its U.S.-based divisions, highlighting the Company's commitment to minimizing environmental impact.
This certification by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) recognizes the company's commitment to managing the ecological impact of its business and its consideration of environmental issues in its decision-making practices. Barnes Aerospace's Lansing, Michigan, and Ogden, Utah facilities received the ISO 14001:2004 certification for reducing natural gas, electricity and water use, as well as decreasing non-hazardous waste and process waste scrap. Both facilities also upgraded their chemical cleaning lines to reduce environmental impact.
"Barnes Aerospace has a tradition of excellence. This is not just limited to the products we produce, but also includes our commitment to sound environmental practices in the plants we operate," said Brent Wiberg, President, Barnes Aerospace, OEM. "Our customers want to partner with suppliers that demonstrate a clear commitment to environmentally sound practices, and we are meeting those expectations."
The two divisions received the ISO:14001:2004 certification following an in-depth assessment of the company's environmental management system. In addition to comprehensive on-site audits, auditors also conducted employee interviews and detailed document reviews before awarding this certification
For more information about Barnes Aerospace, visit its Web site at www.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, Barnes Group employs more than 4,900 dedicated employees on four continents worldwide who are committed to achieving consistent and sustainable profitable growth. For more information, visit www.BGInc.com. Barnes Group, the Critical Components People.
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