BRISTOL, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 13, 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 December 10, 2004, to shareholders of record at the close of
business on November 30, 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, reed valves 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 5,900 dedicated employees at more than 50 locations
worldwide contribute to Barnes Group Inc.'s success.
CONTACT: Barnes Group Inc.
Stephen J. McKelvey, 860-973-2132
SOURCE: Barnes Group Inc.