MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep. 7, 2014--
Graco Inc. (NYSE:GGG), a leading manufacturer of fluid handling
equipment, recently learned that William G. Van Dyke has passed away.
Mr. Van Dyke was a current member of the company’s Board of Directors.
“Bill Van Dyke was a great friend, a mentor, and an invaluable member of
our Board of Directors,” said Patrick J. McHale, President and CEO. “He
helped shape Graco's strategic vision and served with distinction on
numerous other Boards in the Twin Cities. Our thoughts and prayers are
with his wife Jodi, his family, and his many friends. Bill was
passionate about making Minnesota's business community one of the most
admired in the country. He will be missed by us all.”
Graco Inc. supplies technology and expertise for the management of
fluids and coatings in both industrial and commercial applications. It
designs, manufactures and markets systems and equipment to move,
measure, control, dispense, and spray fluid and powder materials. A
recognized leader in its specialties, Minneapolis-based Graco serves
customers around the world in the manufacturing, processing,
construction, and maintenance industries. For additional information
about Graco Inc., please visit us at www.graco.com
or on Twitter @GracoInc.
Source: Graco Inc.
Bryce Hallowell, 612-623-6679
James. A. Graner, 612-623-6635