Graco in the News
Minnesota Manufacturers Look for Personal Touch to Fill Jobs
Minneapolis StarTribune, 11 September 2016
Graco actively promotes positions in the industry, encouraging more students to consider hands-on manufacturing careers, and was featured for creating employer-educator partnerships aimed at filling manufacturing jobs with highly-skilled employees.
Graco Ranked No. 19 on 50 Best U.S Manufacturers List
IndustryWeek, 13 July 2016
Graco was named to IndustryWeek’s annual ranking of America's top-performing public manufacturers based on revenue growth, profit margin, return on assets, return on equity, sales turnover and inventory turnover.
M&Ms, Reese's Peanut Butter Cups and Oreos Would Not Be As Filling Without Graco
Minneapolis StarTribune, 11 June 2016
Graco, known for industrial pumps and sprayers, also provides sanitary solutions for the food processing industry.
CEO Has Moved Graco Up Star Tribune 100 Rankings
Minneapolis StarTribune, 22 May 2016
Pat McHale credits employees for the hard work and creativity that have driven performance to record levels since he was named CEO in 2007.
Despite Difficult Year, Manufacturers Dominate the Star Tribune 100 List
Minneapolis StarTribune, 21 May 2016
Manufacturers dominated the Star Tribune 100 list of public companies, comprising a third of the state’s heftiest revenue generators in 2015. Graco Inc. moved up to No. 28 this year.
Inside Track: Graco CEO Ka-Chings Employees, Foundation with Bonus Money
Minneapolis StarTribune, 1 April 2016
Graco shares one-time gain with employees and the Graco Foundation.
15 Best Workplaces in Manufacturing and Production
Fortune Magazine, 16 February 2016
Graco ranked No. 10 on the list, a ranking based on employee assessments. Out of the employees surveyed around the world, 97% expressed great pride in Graco.
U.S. Building Boom Drives Strong Results for Graco
Minneapolis StarTribune, 26 January 2016
Graco Inc. delivered a strong annual and fourth quarter results as a result of the efforts of employees and channel partners around the world.
Graco Launches New Line for Oil and Gas Sector
Minneapolis StarTribune, 11 August 2015
Graco Inc. has launched a new line of chemical injection pumps and flow control equipment to keep pipelines and wells flowing in difficult conditions.
The Total Package: Performance, Durability, and Reliability Meet in the New Reactor 2 Hydraulic
SprayFoam Insulation & Roofing Magazine, 8 July 2015
The Graco Reactor 2 platform with Hydraulic Series sets the standard for innovative technology and considerable capability as the Reactor product line’s flagship proportioner.
Graco Introduces its First Product Aimed at Oil Wells
Minneapolis StarTribune, 6 June 2015
Graco Inc. revealed a solar-powered chemical injection device for fracking, the first internally-developed product for the oil and gas sector.
Graco Takes Center Stage as Labor Secretary Perez Talks Up Training Effort
Minneapolis StarTribune, 26 May 2015
U.S. Secretary of Labor Thomas Perez visited Graco Inc. to praise the collaboration between Graco and area community colleges.
Happiest Workplaces Offer Autonomy, Transparency, Parties
Minneapolis StarTribune, 6 April 2015
Along with 18 other companies, Graco has ranked among the Star Tribune’s list of Top 100 Workplaces for each of the four years the paper has been commissioning the research.
Graco Buying Four Companies for $185 Million
Minneapolis StarTribune, 2 January 2015
Move continues Minneapolis manufacturer’s overhaul, aims to drive long-term growth.