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Seeger-Orbis enhances global customer service capabilities with new web site

Posted: 05/06/09

Bristol, CT, May 6, 2009 – Seeger-Orbis, a leading manufacturer of retaining rings and business of Barnes Group Inc. (NYSE: B), now offers its customers around the world enhanced features and functionality on its newly redesigned Web site,

Available in both English and German, the new site features comprehensive information on the Company’s extensive portfolio of retaining rings, shims and washers, an overview of its echnology and manufacturing capabilities and quality, health and safety certifications. The site also includes a fully integrated product catalog that delivers a detailed search of Seeger-Orbis’ standard products, data charts, assemblies and designs, and a page-by-page flip through function for customers who want to peruse selected pages or the entire catalog.

The new secure calculation page offers customers an opportunity to quickly and easily upload their detailed project requirements for custom projects. This ensures accuracy of information and allows Seeger-Orbis’ experts to review specifications in advance so they can call customers with detailed manufacturing and pricing information, saving customer time. Should a customer need to reach someone at Seeger-Orbis, contact information for all departments is one click away and available in the Contact section of the site.

“Seeger-Orbis’ new Web site increases the touch points we have with our customers,” said Josef Abeling, President, Seeger-Orbis. “Personalized service has become synonymous with the Seeger-Orbis name and our new Web site is one more tool we can use to inform customers and – prospective customers – of the breadth and scope of our manufacturing and engineering expertise that has earned us the reputation as the leading manufacturer of retaining rings in Europe.”

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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 Barnes Group, the Critical Components People.

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