Barnes Group Inc. (NYSE: B), Bristol, CT, an international industrial and aerospace manufacturer and service provider, reported sales for 2016 of $1.2 billion, up 3 percent from the prior year. Profit for the year was $135.6 million, up 11.7 percent from a year ago.
Fourth-quarter sales were $324 million, up 12.9 percent compared to the same period the previous year. Profit for the fourth quarter increased 50.4 percent to $36.7 million.
Industrial sales for 2016 were $824.2 million, up 5 percent from last year. Industrial sales for fourth quarter were $215.7 million, up 13 percent from the same quarter a year ago. Aerospace sales for 2016 were $406.5 million, down 1 percent from 2015. Aerospace sales for fourth quarter were $108.5 million, up 12 percent year-over-year.