Graco's Corporate Profile
Founded in 1926, GRACO is a world leader in fluid handling systems and components. GRACO products move, measure, control, dispense and apply a wide range of fluids and viscous materials used in vehicle lubrication, construction/renovation and industrial/automotive settings. GRACO's ongoing investment in fluid management and control continues to provide innovative solutions to a diverse global market. The Company has its corporate headquarters in Minneapolis, Minnesota, and employs about 1.700 people worldwide. GRACO common stock (ticker symbol: GGG) is listed on the New York Stock Exchange.
Graco is committed to conducting its business ethically and for the benefit of our stakeholders. Visit Graco's corporate website at graco.com to review more information about Graco's Investor Relations, Corporate Governance, and Ethics.
GRACO’s European Headquarters are based in Maasmechelen, Eastern Belgium. Main activities include assembly, distribution, customer service, technical assistance, sales and marketing. GRACO employs about 160 people in Europe. We work with many distributors and service partners throughout Europe to guarantee customer satisfaction.
Commitment to Quality
Graco strives for continuous improvement and excellence. They are the foundation of our quality efforts. They ensure that our products are reliable and meet our worldwide customers’ specific production needs. We place a high premium on quality customer service, and we continuously improve our design and launch standards while focusing on effective communications with our customers. We also have implemented a Quality Management System (QMS) based on customer focus, which describes processes that lead to the high quality products and customer service that Graco is known for.
Certifications and Agency Approvals
Many Graco products include various certifications or agency approvals. (For example: FM, UL, ETL, ATEX) To find the details on specific approvals and certifications such as ATEX, see the identification tag found on the product, or look in the product operation instruction manual.