97% of Graco employees surveyed worldwide expressed pride in their
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 16, 2016--
Graco Inc.(NYSE:GGG), a leading manufacturer of fluid handling
equipment, has been named one of the 2016 Best Workplaces in
Manufacturing and Production, according to Fortune Magazine.
"This recognition from Fortune is a reflection of our engaged and
committed workforce at Graco," said Patrick J. McHale, Graco's President
and CEO. "Graco employees make this a great place to work every day,
which not only positively impacts their coworkers, but also our
shareholders, suppliers, distributor partners, end users and the
Graco ranked No. 10 on the internationally-recognized list, a ranking
based on employees’ own assessments of the trust they feel toward
leaders, the pride they take in their jobs and the camaraderie they
experience with coworkers. Out of the employees surveyed worldwide, 97%
expressed great pride in Graco. The top workplaces as a collective group
for 2016 have an employee turnover average of 7.2%, about half the
national industry average of 13%. Graco’s employee turnover the past
year was 4%.
“The challenge and variety of work makes it a very interesting place to
work. I’ve continually seen new innovative ideas in design,
manufacturing and management over the last six years and I expect that
will continue,” said one Graco employee in the anonymous survey. “There
is a vast knowledge base here and everyone is willing to share their
knowledge and experience whenever needed.”
Read the Great
Place to Work review and Fortune
Magazine article for more information.
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