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12/06/13Graco Increases Regular Quarterly Dividend by 10 Percent
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 6, 2013-- The Board of Directors of Graco Inc. (NYSE:GGG) has declared a regular quarterly dividend of 27-1/2 cents per common share, an increase of 10 percent, payable on February 5, 2014, to shareholders of record at the close of business on January 21, 2014. The Company has approximately 61.2 million shares outstanding. Graco Inc. supplies technology and expertise for the management of fluids in both i... 
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10/23/13Graco Reports Record Third Quarter Sales and Earnings
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 23, 2013-- Graco Inc. (NYSE: GGG) today announced results for the quarter and nine months ended September 27, 2013.   Summary $ in millions except per share amounts     ... 
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10/22/13Graco Introduces New Sprayer for Mortar and Heavy Materials
Graco M680™ Mortar Pump makes fast work of spraying cementitious materials typically trowelled MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 22, 2013-- Graco Inc. (NYSE:GGG), a leading manufacturer of fluid handling equipment, recently introduced the new Graco M680™ Mortar Pump. The M680 is designed to significantly reduce the labor hours required for projects such as resurfacing cement so that protective coatings or linings can be applied. The Graco M68... 
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10/10/13Graco Launches G-Flex™ Feeder
G-Flex Feeder Flexible Parts Feeding Solution Eliminates Production Interruption and Maximizes Uptime MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 10, 2013-- Graco Inc. (NYSE:GGG), a leading manufacturer of fluid handling equipment, recently launched the G-Flex Feeder Flexible Parts Feeding Solution. The G-Flex Feeder is an automation innovation that easily accommodates a wide range of part sizes and shapes with seamless part changeover. ... 
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10/07/13Graco Introduces Remote Reporting Technology
Graco InSite™ allows contractors to view activity from multiple proportioners in different locations MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 7, 2013-- Graco Inc. (NYSE:GGG), a leading manufacturer of fluid handling equipment, introduced Graco InSite™ at the annual convention and trade show of the Insulation Contractors Association of America (ICAA) in Tucson, Ariz. Graco InSite allows managers and owners of spray foam and polyurea application compa... 
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10/02/13Graco Inc. Announces Third Quarter 2013 Earnings Conference Call
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 2, 2013-- Graco Inc. (NYSE: GGG) announced today that it will release its Third Quarter 2013 earnings after the New York Stock Exchange closes on Wednesday, October 23, 2013. A full text copy of the earnings announcement will be available on the Company’s website at www.graco.com/ir. Graco management will hold a conference call, including slides via webcast, with analysts and institutional investors to discuss the ... 
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09/23/13Graco Introduces ProMix PD2K Positive Displacement Proportioner
Advance Technology Proportioner Saves Customers up to 80 Percent in Solvent and Mixed Material Waste MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep. 23, 2013-- Graco Inc. (NYSE:GGG) announced today that it is introducing a new positive displacement proportioner, the ProMix PD2K. This breakthrough proportioner mixes materials physically closer to the gun so the flush zone is significantly smaller than traditional systems. This allows end-users to use less p... 
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09/20/13Graco Launches New Line of Power Rewind Hose Reels for Gas, Oil, Mining, Construction and Other Industries
New Line of Hose Reels Yield Significant Safety Improvements MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep. 20, 2013-- Graco Inc. (NYSE:GGG) has introduced a new line of power rewind hose reels to meet the service needs of numerous industries, including the oil, gas, and mining markets. The XD 60™, XD 70™ and XD 80™ power rewind hose reels are designed to set a new standard in the market for safety and performance. The new reels complement Graco’s recently relea... 
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09/20/13Graco Announces Regular Quarterly Dividend
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep. 20, 2013-- The Board of Directors of Graco Inc. (NYSE:GGG) has declared a regular quarterly dividend of 25 cents per common share, payable on November 6, 2013, to shareholders of record at the close of business on October 21, 2013. The Company has approximately 61.3 million shares outstanding. Graco Inc. supplies technology and expertise for the management of fluids in both industrial and commercial appli... 
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08/13/13Graco Introduces New Line of Dyna-Star Electric Lubrication Pumps for Mining and Construction, Well Services, Industrial Industries, and More
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 13, 2013-- Graco Inc. (NYSE:GGG) has introduced a new line of reciprocating pumps to meet the lubrication needs of heavy-duty equipment such as those used in mining, construction, fleet maintenance, and many other applications. The new 24 VDC electric lubrication pump supplies grease to injector-based, series progressive, and dual line metering systems. The Dyna-Star HP (High Pressure) model is capable of 5,000 psi (344... 
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07/24/13Graco Reports Record Quarterly Sales and Earnings
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 24, 2013-- Graco Inc. (NYSE: GGG) today announced results for the quarter and six months ended June 28, 2013.   Summary $ in millions except per share amounts   Thirteen ... 
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07/15/13Graco Launches New Websites for Asia Pacific and EMEA Regions
Multi-Lingual Capabilities Support Global Growth Strategy MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 15, 2013-- Graco Inc., (NYSE: GGG), announced today that it is expanding its multi-lingual website capabilities at www.graco.com to include significant new functionality for an additional 10 key languages in its Asia Pacific and Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) regions. The languages include Mandarin Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Dutch, German, Itali... 
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07/01/13Graco Inc. Announces Second Quarter 2013 Earnings Conference Call
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 1, 2013-- Graco Inc. (NYSE: GGG) announced today that it will release its Second Quarter 2013 earnings after the New York Stock Exchange closes on Wednesday, July 24, 2013. A full text copy of the earnings announcement will be available on the Company’s website at www.graco.com/ir. Graco management will hold a conference call, including slides via webcast, with analysts and institutional investors to discuss the ... 
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06/24/13Graco Introduces the ExactaBlend Advanced Glazing Proportioner for Sealants and Adhesives
ExactaBlend AGP provides on-ratio mixing of plural-component sealants and adhesives for use in curtainwall, insulating glass and other applications MINNEAPOLIS, Jun 24, 2013 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Graco Inc. (NYSE:GGG) announced today that it is introducing the ExactaBlend™ AGP Advanced Glazing Proportioner. The ExactaBlend AGP is designed to solve the inherent challenges of on-ratio mixing for silicones that are often used in manufacturing curtainwa... 
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06/20/13Graco Receives Visionary Award for InvisiPac™ Tank-Free™ Hot Melt System
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun. 20, 2013-- Graco Inc. (NYSE:GGG), a leading manufacturer of fluid handling equipment, was awarded the Gold Visionary Award by UBM Canon’s Packaging Group in a ceremony held last night at the EastPack 2013 packaging industry trade show in Philadelphia, Pa. The award recognized Graco for its design of the InvisiPac Tank-Free Hot Melt Delivery System, which was previewed at Pack Expo 2012 and launched in February 2013. Gra... 
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06/07/13Graco Announces Regular Quarterly Dividend
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun. 7, 2013-- The Board of Directors of Graco Inc. (NYSE:GGG) has declared a regular quarterly dividend of 25 cents per common share, payable on August 7, 2013, to shareholders of record at the close of business on July 22, 2013. The Company has approximately 61.5 million shares outstanding. Graco Inc. supplies technology and expertise for the management of fluids in both industrial and commercial application... 
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04/24/13Graco Reports Record Sales and Earnings
Earnings Up 47 Percent on Sales Increase of 15 Percent MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 24, 2013-- Graco Inc. (NYSE: GGG) today announced results for the first quarter ended March 29, 2013. Summary   $ in millions except per share amounts ... 
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04/18/13Graco Inc. and U.S. Federal Trade Commission Reach Settlement on Spray Foam Equipment
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 18, 2013-- Graco Inc. (NYSE:GGG) today announced it has reached a non-monetary settlement agreement resolving a Federal Trade Commission (FTC) non-public investigation of the Company’s business related to spray foam equipment used by contractors doing business in the United States. The settlement expressly states that Graco does not admit any violation of law or that the facts alleged in the FTC’s complaint are ... 
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04/04/13Graco Introduces New Line of Heavy Duty Hose Reels for Mining and Construction Industries, Fleet Maintenance, and More
Graco XD 40 and XD 50 Hose Reels Feature a Patent-Pending Swivel Design to Help Increase Flow Rates and Reduce Service Times MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 4, 2013-- Graco Inc. (NYSE:GGG) has introduced a new line of hose reels to meet the servicing needs of heavy-duty vehicles such as those used in mining, construction, fleet maintenance, and many other applications. The new XD 40 and XD 50 hose reels incorporate a patent-pending exclusive swive... 
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04/03/13Graco Inc. Announces First Quarter 2013 Earnings Conference Call
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 3, 2013-- Graco Inc. (NYSE: GGG) announced today that it will release its First Quarter 2013 earnings after the New York Stock Exchange closes on Wednesday, April 24, 2013. A full text copy of the earnings announcement will be available on the Company’s website at www.graco.com. Graco management will hold a conference call, including slides via webcast, with analysts and institutional investors to discuss the res... 
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03/13/13Graco Introduces E-Flo DC Electric Drive Pumps – The Next Generation of High Performance Industrial Pumps
E-Flo Pumps Deliver Energy Efficiency, Cost Savings and Highest Quality Finish MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 13, 2013-- Graco Inc. (NYSE:GGG), a leading manufacturer of fluid handling equipment, today unveiled its new high-performance E-Flo® DC (Dual Control) line of industrial pumps ideally suited for paint finishing applications. Graco’s E-Flo® DC electric circulating pumps are designed to operate by maintaining e... 
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02/15/13Graco Launches InvisiPac – a Revolutionary Hot Melt System for Case and Carton Sealing Applications
InvisiPac Designed to Improve Uptime and Deliver Cost Savings Tank-free design significantly reduces char, nozzle plugging and maintenance MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 15, 2013-- Graco Inc. (NYSE:GGG) is introducing its new InvisiPac™ Tank-Free™ Hot Melt Delivery System for case and carton sealing applications. The InvisiPac System was previewed at Pack Expo 2012 in Chicago, and is now available for immediate sale through... 
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02/15/13Graco Announces Regular Quarterly Dividend
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 15, 2013-- The Board of Directors of Graco Inc. (NYSE:GGG) has declared a regular quarterly dividend of 25 cents per common share, payable on May 1, 2013, to shareholders of record at the close of business on April 15, 2013. The Company has approximately 60.8 million shares outstanding. Graco Inc. supplies technology and expertise for the management of fluids in both industrial and commercial applications. I... 
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01/31/13Graco Receives National Recognition as a Top Place to Work
Ranked No. 36 nationwide in largest survey of American workers of its kind MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 31, 2013-- Graco Inc. (NYSE:GGG) has been named by WorkplaceDynamics as one of the top 150 places to work in the United States. WorkplaceDynamics surveyed more than 870 companies with 1,000 or more employees and Graco was ranked No. 36 nationwide. “It is an honor to be recognized as one of the elite work places in the ... 
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01/28/13Graco Reports Record Fourth Quarter and Annual Sales - Fourth Quarter Profitability and EPS Growth Driven by Strong Operating Performance
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 28, 2013-- Graco Inc. (NYSE: GGG) today announced results for the quarter and year ended December 28, 2012. Summary $ in millions except per share amounts     Quarter Ended   Year Ended ... 
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01/03/13Graco Inc. Announces Fourth Quarter 2012 Earnings Conference Call
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 3, 2013-- Graco Inc. (NYSE: GGG) announced today that it will release its Fourth Quarter 2012 earnings after the New York Stock Exchange closes on Monday, January 28, 2013. A full text copy of the earnings announcement will be available on the Company’s website at www.graco.com. Graco management will hold a conference call, including slides via webcast, with analysts and institutional investors to discuss the ... 
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