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 •  September 11, 2016

A tour of Ultra Machining Co. last year sold Bonnie Doucette on becoming a machinist. “The industry seems to be OK, and UMC is a good place to work,” said Doucette, an 18-year-old freshman at St. Cloud Technical & Community College. The state has smoothed her career path with a $6,000-a year-scholarship through a program that directs people to...

Graco Inc

 •  May 22, 2016

Graco CEO Pat McHale, who grew up a mile from the company’s flagship plant on the Mississippi in northeast Minneapolis, is the rare corporate boss who started on the shop floor.
McHale, then 28, saw a “help wanted” sign at the Graco Riverside plant in 1989. He left a job at another manufacturer to sign on as a night-shift machinist supervisor at...

Graco Inc

 •  May 21, 2016

Manufacturers dominated the Star Tribune 100 list of public companies, comprising a third of the state’s heftiest revenue generators in 2015. 3M and General Mills again graced the top 10 slots, as they have for 25 years of the Star Tribune 100. And despite disparate headwinds, other Minnesota-based manufacturers ranking in this year’s top 25...

Graco Inc

 •  October 1, 2014

Acquisition Builds on Graco’s Oil & Natural Gas Equipment Business BaseMINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 1, 2014-- Graco Inc. (NYSE: GGG), a leading manufacturer of fluid handling equipment, announced today that it has acquired the stock of Alco Valves Group (Alco), a United Kingdom (U.K.) based manufacturer of high quality, high pressure valves ...