Company Description (as filed with the SEC)
Barnes Group Inc. is an international aerospace and industrial manufacturer and service provider, serving a wide range of end markets and customers. The products and services provided by Barnes Group are used in far-reaching applications that provide transportation, communication, manufacturing and technology to the world. These vital needs are met by our skilled workforce, a critical resource of Barnes Group. Founded in 1857 and headquartered in Bristol, Connecticut, Barnes Group was organized as a Delaware corporation in 1925. We have paid cash dividends to stockholders on a continuous basis since 1934. As of December 31, 2012, we had approximately 5,100 employees at over 70 locations worldwide. We operate under three global business segments: Aerospace, Industrial and Distribution. In the first quarter of 2013, the Company entered into a definitive agreement to sell its Barnes Distribution North America business (“BDNA”) to MSC Industrial Direct Co., Inc. ... More ...