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Barnes has its first blog up and running! We will be doing our best to update regularly to inform you on current events and upcoming projects. Foremost, we’d like to tell you a bit about who we are!

Barnes today manufactures a wide range of coolant filtration equipment to serve the needs of grinding, honing and cutting machine manufacturers and end users. Barnes’ history of technological leadership experience allows us to continue to provide reliable services and equipment to a wide variety of customers.

Located in the heart of downtown Rockford, Illinois, Barnes is based in a 160,000 square foot facility with a staff of dedicated employees who design, manufacture, assemble and test coolant filtration equipment. Barnes International, Inc., is a family-owned and -operated business. Marvin Gollob purchased Barnes in 1979/80 and passed the reins of leadership to his son David Gollob. The vision for tomorrow is growth through innovative product development and excellent product quality and service! Barnes, 102 years strong and forging ahead!