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Barnes
International, Inc.
814 Chestnut St.
Rockford, IL, 61105
USA

Press release date: December 23, 2013

Barnes International, Inc. Acquires Henry Filters and HR
Black, from the previous ownership of DURR AG as part of its continued growth
strategy.

Henry Filters
A Division of Barnes International, Inc.
555 Van Camp Drive
Bowling Green, OH  43402

Effective December 23, 2013, this acquisition of Henry
Filters and HR Black includes the product lines, intellectual properties
(engineering designs, standards and project documentation), product trademarks,
replacement parts interests and related inventories and manufacturing
facilities in Bowling Green, Ohio.

Henry Filters, as a division of Barnes International,
supplies coolant filtration systems for automotive manufacturers, part
suppliers, machine tool manufacturers, aerospace, energy, as well as the steel
industry. Henry Filters is a leader in vacuum filter technology, pressure
filter and magnetic separation systems and serves its customers in thousands of
applications worldwide.


HR Black Company, Inc., as a division of Barnes International, is a producer of conveyorized industrial filtration systems used commonly in the washer industry.


“The combination of Barnes, Superior, AFC and now
Henry Filters allows us to offer an even more extensive range of filtration
solutions to our customers” states Bill Kirchner, President of Barnes
International, Inc.

“We couldn’t be happier in bringing these two leading
companies together. Both Barnes and Henry Filters share a rich history in
producing outstanding quality equipment and delivering exceptional service to
our customers. Together, our combined strengths will allow us to serve our
customers well into the future.” states David Gollob, CEO of Barnes
International, Inc.

Barnes International, Inc. is a globally recognized leader
in the design and manufacture of high quality, individual and decentralized
industrial coolant filtration equipment for the metal cutting and grinding
industry. Since 1907, Barnes International’s history of technological
leadership has been a key factor in its success.

As an integral part of Barnes International, Inc., Henry
Filters, along with Superior Filtration, and Advanced Filtration Services offer
its services throughout North America. We will
look forward to accepting your inquiries and quotation requests for complete
filtration systems, along with continuing support for replacement parts and
service for your existing Henry Filters and HR Black filtration systems.


For inquiries please contact:
Henry Filters –
Matt Kerwin, Sales Manager – Office: 
(419-728-1670)
Cell:
(419-343-9604) – email: matt.kerwin@henryfilters.com
Barnes International –
William Kirchner, President – Office: 
(815-966-2514)


Cell: (815-742-1758) – email:  kirchner.bill@barnesintl.com