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Seeger-Orbis reaches 1 Million in Shipments to the Wind Power Industry

Posted: 02/07/09

Bristol, CT, Feb 7, 2009 – Joerg Eberhard, Barnes Industrial Business Development Manager for Energy, announces that Barnes Group Inc., Precision Retaining Ring division, Seeger-Orbis GmbH & Co. OHG has recently shipped its one millionth retaining rings for application in Wind Turbine power generation drive mechanisms.

Over the past decade, Seeger-Orbis has been the world’s leading supplier of specialty etaining rings servicing European OEM’s with design and manufacturing capabilities. Seeger-Orbis retaining rings are used in housings and on rotating shafts with diameters up to 1,000 mm; and are currently employed by the major wind turbine gearbox and drive mechanism OEM’s throughout the world.

Seeger-Orbis GmbH & Co. OHG will be exhibiting at this year’s American Wind Energy Association Conference and Exhibition being held May 4-7, 2009 at the McCormick Place Convention Center in Chicago, Illinois. Booth 5578.

Promoters conservatively estimate that 800 exhibitors and 14,000 attendees will participate in the four day event that showcases the most promising entrant to the world’s Alternative Energy portfolio. Representatives from Seeger-Orbis will be available to assist manufacturers with design guidance, product recommendation, and cost savings direction. Let us assist you with your specific applications and demonstrate how our retaining rings can provide effective solutions for your current and future program requirements.

Come to Chicago and learn how Seeger Retaining Rings can provide the confidence and erformance you require in your Wind Turbine applications.

About Seeger-Orbis and Barnes Group Inc.
Seeger-Orbis is the leading manufacturer of retaining rings and snap rings for the wind power industry. Europe's premier ring producer for the last decade, Seeger-Orbis engineers, manufactures and delivers customer service for a large assortment of fastening elements, including retaining rings, snap rings, tight tolerance select fit shims and support washers.

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, the 5,400 dedicated employees at more than 60 locations worldwide are committed to achieving consistent and sustainable profitable growth. For more information, visit www.BGInc.com. Barnes Group, the Critical Components People.

Contact:
Lori Kupec: +1.860.973.2132
Joerg Eberhard: +49.6174.205205

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