MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 27, 2017--
The Board of Directors of Graco Inc. (NYSE: GGG), a leading
manufacturer of fluid handling equipment, has named Dale Johnson
President of its Worldwide Contractor Equipment Division, effective Feb.
1. Mr. Johnson, 62, has provided more than 40 years of exceptional
service to Graco, most recently as Vice President and General Manager of
the Worldwide Contractor Equipment Division. The division markets
sprayers for architectural coatings for painting, corrosion control,
texture and line striping.
"Dale has created tremendous shareholder value for Graco during his
career, leveraging his deep understanding of the contractor market to
drive industry-leading financial performance for our Contractor
Equipment Division over the past two decades,” said Patrick J.
McHale, Graco's President and CEO. "Graco Contractor Equipment products
are known globally for exceptional performance, reliability and
durability. Dale's unique management style, laser-like focus on new
product innovation and ability to build a passionate, high-performing
team have proven a potent combination for sustaining top and bottom line
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.
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Charlotte Boyd, 612-623-6153