BARNES GROUP INC.
SUPPLEMENTAL EXECUTIVE RETIREMENT PLAN
as amended December 31, 2007
The Supplemental Executive Retirement Plan (the “Supplemental Plan”) was amended by the Board of Directors on May 16,
1997 and December 31, 2007. The Supplemental Plan as amended on December 31, 2007 and set forth herein is not intended to
enhance (within the meaning of Treasury Regulation section 1.409A-6(a)(4)) any benefit or right existing under the
Supplemental Plan on or before that date, and it shall be administered, interpreted and construed accordingly.
The purpose of the Supplemental Plan is to provide supplemental pension benefits to selected employees and certain
Officers of Barnes Group Inc. (collectively “Participants”) who elect any form of contingent annuity under the Barnes Group Inc
Salaried Retirement Income Plan (the “Pension Plan”) under which a spouse or former spouse is the contingent annuitant.
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(A) such person is either (i) an Officer on or after November 16, 1979, who either retires as an Officer under the Pension
Plan with ten years of service with Barnes Group or a direct or indirect subsidiary of Barnes Group, or ceases to be an
Officer due to disability, or (ii) an employee of Barnes Group Inc. who has been designated to participate in the
Supplemental Plan by the Benefits Committee, and (B) such person is receiving retirement benefits under the Pension Plan
pursuant to a contingent pensioner form of benefit under which the contingent pensioner is the Participant’s spouse or
The benefit payable to such Participants shall be a monthly supplemental annuity equal to (a) minus (b) where:
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The Benefits Committee shall administer the Supplemental Plan, and shall have the same administrative powers relating to
the Supplemental Plan as it does with respect to the Pension Plan.
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2.1 The Company will pay the amount described in the following paragraph t