(Commission File Number)
(I.R.S. Employer Identification No.)
123 Main Street, Bristol, Connecticut
(Address of principal executive offices)
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For a Term Expiring in
Thomas J. Albani
Thomas O. Barnes
Gary G. Benanav
Mylle H. Mangum
Ratifying the selection of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as the Company's independent registered public accounting firm for 2012:
Advisory (non-binding) resolution to approve the Company's executive compensation:
Consideration of a stockholder proposal regarding establishing a policy that the Board's chairman be independent and not have previously served as an executive officer of the Company:
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: May 4, 2012
BARNES GROUP INC.
/s/ CHRISTOPHER J. STEPHENS, JR.
Christopher J. Stephens, Jr.
Senior Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer