Barnes Aerospace Awarded ISO 14001:2004 Certification
BRISTOL, Conn., Feb 24, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --
Barnes Aerospace, a global provider of manufacturing solutions
and comprehensive component overhaul and repair services and a business
of Barnes Group Inc. (NYSE:B), has achieved one of the highest levels of
environmental certification, ISO 14001:2004, at two of its U.S.-based
divisions, highlighting the Company's commitment to minimizing
This certification by the International Organization for Standardization
(ISO) recognizes the company's commitment to managing the ecological
impact of its business and its consideration of environmental issues in
its decision-making practices. Barnes Aerospace's Lansing, Michigan, and
Ogden, Utah facilities received the ISO 14001:2004 certification for
reducing natural gas, electricity and water use, as well as decreasing
non-hazardous waste and process waste scrap. Both facilities also
upgraded their chemical cleaning lines to reduce environmental impact.
"Barnes Aerospace has a tradition of excellence. This is not just
limited to the products we produce, but also includes our commitment to
sound environmental practices in the plants we operate," said Brent
Wiberg, President, Barnes Aerospace, OEM. "Our customers want to partner
with suppliers that demonstrate a clear commitment to environmentally
sound practices, and we are meeting those expectations."
The two divisions received the ISO:14001:2004 certification following an
in-depth assessment of the company's environmental management system. In
addition to comprehensive on-site audits, auditors also conducted
employee interviews and detailed document reviews before awarding this
For more information about Barnes Aerospace, visit its Web site at www.barnesaero.com.
About Barnes Aerospace and Barnes Group Inc.
Barnes Aerospace provides superior manufacturing solutions and
comprehensive component overhaul and repair services to the world's
major turbine manufacturers, commercial airlines and the military. The
company provides highly engineered machined and fabricated components
and assemblies for aircraft engines and airframe manufacturers and
land-based industrial gas turbines. Working to AS 9100 standards, Barnes
Aerospace delivers the highest quality and most cost-effective solutions
to our customers using high temperature titanium, inconel, hastelloy,
stainless steel and nickel alloy materials.
Barnes Group Inc. (NYSE:B) is a diversified global manufacturer and
logistical services company focused on providing precision component
manufacturing and operating service support. Founded in 1857, Barnes
Group employs more than 4,900 dedicated employees on four continents
worldwide who are committed to achieving consistent and sustainable
profitable growth. For more information, visit www.BGInc.com.
Barnes Group, the Critical Components People.
SOURCE: Barnes Group
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Lori Kupec, 860-973-2132