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UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

FORM 8-K

CURRENT REPORT

Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): February 21, 2020

BARNES GROUP INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

Delaware
(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation)

 
 
 
1-4801
 
06-0247840
(Commission File Number)
 
(I.R.S. Employer Identification No.)
 
 
 
123 Main Street
 
 
Bristol
 
 
Connecticut
 
06010
(Address of principal executive offices)
 
(Zip Code)

(860) 583-7070
Registrant's telephone number, including area code

Not Applicable
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:
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Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§240.12b-2 of this chapter).
Emerging growth company     

If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act. ¨

Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
Title of Each Class
 
Trading Symbol
 
Name of Each Exchange on Which Registered
Common Stock, par value $0.01 per share
 
B
 
New York Stock Exchange






Item 2.02
 
Results of Operations and Financial Condition.

On February 21, 2020, Barnes Group Inc. issued a press release announcing the financial results of operations for the fourth quarter and year ended December 31, 2019. A copy is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 and is incorporated herein by reference.

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.
Item 9.01
 
Financial Statements and Exhibits.

Exhibit 99.1: Press Release issued February 21, 2020, announcing the financial results of operations for the fourth quarter and year ended December 31, 2019.

SIGNATURES
        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 21, 2020
BARNES GROUP INC.
 
(Registrant)
 
 
 
 
By:

/s/ CHRISTOPHER J. STEPHENS, JR.

 
 
     Christopher J. Stephens, Jr.
     Senior Vice President, Finance and
     Chief Financial Officer

EXHIBIT INDEX
Exhibit No.
 
Document Description    
 
Press Release, dated February 21, 2020
Exhibit 101.INS
 
XBRL Instance Document - the instance document does not appear in the Interactive Data File because its XBRL tags are embedded within the Inline XBRL document.
Exhibit 101.SCH
 
XBRL Taxonomy Extension Schema Document.
Exhibit 101.CAL
 
XBRL Taxonomy Extension Calculation Linkbase Document.
Exhibit 101.DEF
 
XBRL Taxonomy Extension Definition Linkbase Document.
Exhibit 101.LAB
 
XBRL Taxonomy Extension Label Linkbase Document.
Exhibit 101.PRE
 
XBRL Taxonomy Extension Presentation Linkbase Document.