Barnes Group Inc. Notifies Stockholders of Classification for 2013 Cash Distributions

  Barnes Group Inc. Notifies Stockholders of Classification for 2013 Cash
  Distributions

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BRISTOL, Conn. -- December 19, 2013

Barnes Group Inc. (NYSE: B), an international industrial and aerospace
manufacturer and service provider, today announced classification for cash
distributions for the 2013 calendar year to assist its stockholders in their
tax planning. Cash distributions during 2013 are anticipated to be wholly
classified as an ordinary dividend distribution. Stockholders who have
questions regarding the impact on their taxes should consult with their
personal tax advisor.

Barnes Group Inc. and its predecessor companies have paid a dividend to
stockholders on a continuous basis since 1934.

About Barnes Group

Founded in 1857, Barnes Group Inc. (NYSE: B) is an international industrial
and aerospace 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. Barnes Group’s approximately 4,200
dedicated employees, at more than 60 locations worldwide, are committed to
achieving consistent and sustainable profitable growth. For more information,
visit www.BGInc.com.

Forward-Looking Statements

This release may contain certain forward-looking statements as defined in the
Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Forward-looking statements
are made based upon management's good faith expectations and beliefs
concerning future developments and their potential effect upon the Company and
can be identified by the use of words such as "anticipated," "believe,"
"expect," "plans," "strategy," "estimate," "project," and other words of
similar meaning in connection with a discussion of future operating or
financial performance. These forward-looking statements are subject to risks
and uncertainties that may cause actual results to differ materially from
those expressed in the forward-looking statements. The risks and uncertainties
described in our periodic filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission,
include, among others, uncertainties arising from the current or worsening
disruptions in financial markets; future financial performance of the
industries or customers that we serve; changes in market demand for our
products and services and numerous other matters of global, regional or
national scale, including those of a political, economic, business,
competitive, environmental, regulatory and public health nature. The Company
assumes no obligation to update our forward-looking statements.

Contact:

Barnes Group Inc.
William Pitts
Director, Investor Relations
860-583-7070
 
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