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09/21/18Graco Announces Regular Quarterly Dividend
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep. 21, 2018-- The Board of Directors of Graco Inc. (NYSE:GGG) has declared a regular quarterly dividend of 13.25 cents ($0.1325) per common share, payable on November 7, 2018, to shareholders of record at the close of business on October 22, 2018. The Company has approximately 167.4 million shares outstanding. Graco Inc. supplies technology and expertise for the management of fluids and coatings in both indu... 
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09/13/18Graco Inc. Named a Best Workplace in Manufacturing and Production by Fortune Magazine
Taking everything into account, women and men nearly identical in how they experience the company MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep. 13, 2018-- Graco Inc. (NYSE:GGG), a leading manufacturer of fluid handling equipment, has been named one of the 2018 Best Workplaces in Manufacturing and Production, according to Fortune Magazine. This is the second time Graco has been recognized on this list, also being named in 2016. The Company did not apply i... 
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07/25/18Graco Reports Record Sales and Operating Earnings
Sales Growth in All Segments MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 25, 2018-- Graco Inc. (NYSE: GGG) today announced results for the second quarter ended June 29, 2018.   Summary $ in millions except per share amounts     ... 
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07/11/18Graco Introduces Pulse Fluid Management System
Access and share critical data easily to drive profitability and efficiency MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 11, 2018-- Graco Inc. (NYSE:GGG), a leading manufacturer of fluid handling equipment, is excited to announce the launch of the Pulse™ Fluid Management system, an innovative wireless fluid management system for vehicle service. Built upon Graco’s legacy fluid management technology, the Pulse system provides forward-thinking service ope... 
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07/09/18Graco Names Angela F. Wordell Executive Vice President of Operations
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 9, 2018-- The Board of Directors of Graco Inc. (NYSE: GGG), a leading manufacturer of fluid handling equipment, has named Angela F. Wordell Executive Vice President of Operations, effective Dec. 29, 2018. Ms. Wordell succeeds Charles L. Rescorla, Executive Vice President of Operations and President of the Oil & Natural Gas Division, who will retire from the Company at the end of the year. The Oil & Natural Gas ... 
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07/06/18Graco Inc. Announces Second Quarter 2018 Earnings Conference Call
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 6, 2018-- Graco Inc. (NYSE: GGG) announced today that it will release its Second Quarter 2018 earnings after the New York Stock Exchange closes on Wednesday, July 25, 2018. 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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06/26/18Graco Names Timothy R. White President of EMEA Region and Jeffrey P. Johnson President of New Ventures
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun. 26, 2018-- The Board of Directors of Graco Inc. (NYSE: GGG), a leading manufacturer of fluid handling equipment, has named Timothy R. White President of its Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) region, and Jeffrey P. Johnson President of New Ventures, effective Dec. 29, 2018. Mr. White has held a variety of operational roles since he joined the Company in 1992. Most recently, he served as President of QED ... 
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06/18/18Graco Names Mark W. Sheahan CFO and Treasurer and Christian E. Rothe President of Its Worldwide AFTD Business
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun. 18, 2018-- The Board of Directors of Graco Inc. (NYSE: GGG), a leading manufacturer of fluid handling equipment, has named Mark W. Sheahan Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer, and Christian E. Rothe President of its Worldwide Applied Fluid Technologies Division (AFTD), part of its Industrial reporting segment, effective today. “Mark and Christian have delivered consistently strong performance in their c... 
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06/15/18Graco Announces Regular Quarterly Dividend
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun. 15, 2018-- The Board of Directors of Graco Inc. (NYSE:GGG) has declared a regular quarterly dividend of 13.25 cents ($0.1325) per common share, payable on August 1, 2018, to shareholders of record at the close of business on July 15, 2018. The Company has approximately 167.1 million shares outstanding. Graco Inc. supplies technology and expertise for the management of fluids and coatings in both industria... 
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04/25/18Graco Reports Record Sales and Operating Earnings
Strong Sales Growth in All Segments and Regions MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 25, 2018-- Graco Inc. (NYSE: GGG) today announced results for the first quarter ended March 30, 2018.     Summary ... 
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04/17/18Graco Announces Husky & SaniForce 2150e Electrically-Operated Double Diaphragm Pump Lines
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 17, 2018-- Graco Inc. (NYSE:GGG), a leading manufacturer of fluid handling equipment, is expanding its presence in the electric pump market with larger size offerings to complement the current Husky™ and SaniForce® 1050e and 1040e electric diaphragm pumps. The new Husky and SaniForce 2150e platforms represent another step forward in the cutting-edge electric technology Graco has been developing for the processing... 
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04/16/18Graco Launches Patent Pending TexSpray FastFinish Pro Texture Spray System
The industry’s fastest and most productive hopper gun texture spray system MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 16, 2018-- Graco Inc. (NYSE:GGG), a leading manufacturer of fluid handling equipment, is proud to introduce the TexSprayTM FastFinishTM Pro Texture Spray System. An ideal solution for professional contractors and remodelers, this new compact and portable system significantly improves productivity and reduces operator fatigue on small t... 
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04/04/18Graco Inc. Announces First Quarter 2018 Earnings Conference Call
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 4, 2018-- Graco Inc. (NYSE: GGG) announced today that it will release its First Quarter 2018 earnings after the New York Stock Exchange closes on Wednesday, April 25, 2018. 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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04/02/18Graco Launches Patented RoadLazer RoadPak HD Striping System
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 2, 2018-- Graco Inc. (NYSE:GGG), a leading manufacturer of fluid handling equipment, is proud to introduce the RoadLazer RoadPak™ HD high-output truck-mounted striping system. The most advanced striping solution in its class, the new RoadPak HD system includes new technology and product enhancements for larger projects that demand precise control and high output. Built on the success of the original RoadP... 
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03/28/18Graco Launches Rugged EM Series Electronic Meters
Designed to last in the most intense conditions MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 28, 2018-- Graco Inc. (NYSE:GGG), a leading manufacturer of fluid handling equipment, has launched its new EM Series™ electronic manual meters featuring a proven, robust design at an affordable price. Weather-rated and impact-resistant construction protects the electronics from intense, high-pressure cleaning, dusty environments and mechanical vibration common i... 
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03/27/18Graco Unveils Powerful Electric Fireproofing Pump
Breakthrough piston pump delivers power, performance and portability MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 27, 2018-- Graco Inc. (NYSE:GGG), a leading manufacturer of fluid handling equipment, is pleased to announce its new ToughTek® F800e, an innovative cementitious fireproofing pump that couples performance with portability for contractors across the United States. Designed with Graco’s patent-pending piston pump technology and a direct... 
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02/27/18Graco Launches Patented LazerGuide 2000 Laser-Guided Layout System
The industry’s most innovative accessory in walk-behind striping equipment MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 27, 2018-- Graco Inc. (NYSE:GGG), a leading manufacturer of fluid handling equipment, is pleased to introduce the LazerGuide™ 2000 Laser-Guided Layout System. This industry-leading technology produces a laser reference line that, when paired with Graco’s AutoLayout™ system found on LineLazer™ V HP Automatic stripers, eliminates the nee... 
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02/16/18Graco Announces Regular Quarterly Dividend
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 16, 2018-- The Board of Directors of Graco Inc. (NYSE:GGG) has declared a regular quarterly dividend of 13.25 cents ($0.1325) per common share, payable on May 2, 2018, to shareholders of record at the close of business on April 16, 2018. The Company has approximately 169.4 million shares outstanding. Graco Inc. supplies technology and expertise for the management of fluids in both industrial and commercia... 
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02/14/18Graco Marks 60th Anniversary of First Airless Sprayer
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 14, 2018-- Graco Inc. (NYSE:GGG), a leading manufacturer of fluid handling equipment, is proud to commemorate 60 years of airless innovation and the 60th anniversary of its first airless paint sprayer. The Hydra-Spray, introduced in 1958, revolutionized the professional painting industry. For the first time, paint could be sprayed without the use of atomizing air or heating up the material. Not only did t... 
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01/31/18Graco Announces Gusmer H-20/35 Sprayer and Reactor 2 Mobile App
Customer-inspired sprayer combines quality and performance, while Reactor 2 mobile app improves productivity and efficiency MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 31, 2018-- Graco Inc. (NYSE:GGG), a leading manufacturer of fluid handling equipment, today formally introduced the Gusmer® H-20/35 sprayer and Reactor® 2 mobile app at the Spray Polyurethane Foam Alliance (SPFA) Convention & Expo in Mobile, Alabama. The Gusmer H-20/35 sprayer combin... 
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01/29/18Graco Reports 2017 Financial Results
Finishes Year with Double-digit Percentage Annual Sales Growth MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 29, 2018-- Graco Inc. (NYSE: GGG) today announced results for the fourth quarter and year ended December 29, 2017.     Summary $ in millions except per share amounts ... 
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01/23/18Graco Launches Patented RAC X Low Pressure SwitchTips
Features SmartTip™ Technology in 46 sizes for the industry’s best finish MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 23, 2018-- Graco Inc. (NYSE:GGG), a leading manufacturer of fluid handling equipment, is pleased to introduce the RAC X™ LP SwitchTips™. Building on the overwhelming success of the 2017 Fine Finish Low Pressure (FF LP) tip and its significant low pressure benefits for contractors worldwide, Graco is expanding this offering with new tips ... 
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01/16/18Graco Introduces New King® Airless Sprayers
Easy-to-maintain sprayers reduce icing potential and deliver low pulsation for improved performance MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 16, 2018-- Graco Inc. (NYSE:GGG), a leading manufacturer of fluid handling equipment, today formally introduced new King Airless Sprayers at The Society for Protective Coatings (SSPC) annual conference in New Orleans, Louisiana. SSPC is among the few industry providers focused on technical training for coatings... 
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01/03/18Graco Inc. Announces Fourth Quarter 2017 Earnings Conference Call
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 3, 2018-- Graco Inc. (NYSE: GGG) announced today that it will release its Fourth Quarter 2017 earnings after the New York Stock Exchange closes on Monday, Jan. 29, 2018. 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 result... 
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