Barnes Group Inc. (NYSE: B), Bristol, Connecticut, an international industrial and aerospace manufacturer and service provider, reported sales for the first quarter of $377million, a 3% increase year-over-year. Organic sales rose 3%. Profit for the quarter fell 12.4% year-over-year to $34 million.
Industrial sales were $242.5 million, down 1.4%. Aerospace sales were $134.2 million, up 11.2% year-over-year.