Washington, D.C. 20549



Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): October 19, 2018

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation)

1-4801 06-0247840
(Commission File Number) (I.R.S. Employer Identification No.)
123 Main Street, Bristol, Connecticut 06010
(Address of principal executive offices) (Zip Code)

(860) 583-7070
Registrant's telephone number, including area code

Not Applicable
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)

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Item 1.01. Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement.

On October 19, 2018, Barnes Group Inc. (the “Company”) entered into an amendment to its existing revolving credit agreement (as amended, the “Amended Credit Agreement”) with certain participating banks and financial institutions. Bank of America, N.A. continues to act as Administrative Agent for the lenders. The Company, together with Barnes Group Acquisition GmbH, Barnes Group Switzerland GmbH, and Barnes Luxembourg (No. 1) S.à r.l., are collectively referred to herein as the “Borrowers.”

The Amended Credit Agreement increases the borrowing availability under the existing facility to $1,000,000,000 by exercising $150,000,000 of its accordion feature. The residual amount under the accordion feature of the existing facility is $200,000,000.



Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

Dated: October 24, 2018 BARNES GROUP INC.
By      /s/ Peter A. Gutermann
Peter A. Gutermann
Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary