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(I.R.S. Employer Identification No.)
123 Main Street, Bristol, Connecticut
(Address of principal executive offices)
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Results of Operations and Financial Condition.
During the fourth quarter of 2011, Barnes Group Inc. (the "Company") completed the sale of its Barnes Distribution Europe businesses (the "BDE" business"). The BDE business was comprised of the Company's European KENT, Toolcom and BD France distribution businesses that were reported within the Company's Logistics and Manufacturing Services segment. The results of these operations will be segregated and presented as discontinued operations in the consolidated financial statements beginning in the fourth quarter of 2011. The Company is today releasing and posting on its website, www.BGInc.com, supplemental information to previously issued historical Consolidated Statements of Income and Segment Information, as set forth in Exhibit 99.1 attached hereto, to reflect the discontinued operations. The retrospective adjustments had no effect on the Company's previously reported net income, financial condition or cash flows.
The information in this Current Report on 8-K and the exhibit attached hereto shall not be deemed to be “filed” for the purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, nor shall it be deemed incorporated by reference in any filing under the Exchange Act or Securities Act of 1933, as amended, except as expressly set forth by specific reference in such filing.
Financial Statements and Exhibits.
Exhibit 99.1: Financial Supplement dated February 14, 2012.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
Dated: February 14, 2012
BARNES GROUP INC.
/s/ CHRISTOPHER J. STEPHENS, JR.
Christopher J. Stephens, Jr.
Senior Vice President, Finance and
Chief Financial Officer
Financial Supplement dated February 14, 2012.