Delivering Innovative Metals Solutionsand Outstanding Service

Company History

Barnes Enterprises, LLC, was established in January 2011. Bellco Metals Group, operating under Barnes Enterprises, LLC, was officially formed January 1, 2012 when it acquired what was formerly SouthEast Web, a sales and service company operating in South Carolina for approximately 25 years and representing three principals: Delta Centrifugal Corporation, Texas Stainless, and Buckeye Hone Company.  Since then, Bellco Metals has added several new principals, including American Foundry Group, Dees Foundries, and, most recently, Patriot Forge Company.


Company Management

T. Duane Barnes has an Associate degree in Nuclear Engineering and a Bachelors of Science in Chemical Engineering from The University of South Carolina. His first career was with Eastman Chemical Company, where he spent 33 years and held various assignments, each with increasing responsibilities. Duane began as a chemical engineer in the Carolina Eastman Polymer plant, and his last assignment was managing the MADS and Joint Venture process for IT at all Eastman facilities.

Company Philosophy

People matter. Relationships matter.


Mission Statement

Delivering Innovative Metal Solutions and Outstanding Customer Service