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Graco (GGG) Uncovers Facility in Dayton for Business Growth

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Graco Inc. (GGG - Free Report) recently unveiled its 538,000-square-foot building in Dayton, MN. This is the first building that opened on the Patrick J. McHale campus and the fourth property in Minnesota.

In collaboration with Impact Power Solutions (IPS), Garco is investing in solar energy with this new facility. GGG added a 1.4-megawatt solar array on the building roof, including above 3,100 solar panels. Investment in solar energy will help GGG reduce its carbon footprint in the environment. Management expects the solar array to reduce more than 23,000 tons of CO2 in the next 30 years.

GGG collaborated with general contractor McGough, architectural services firm, HGA, and project manager, Tegra Group to complete the facility construction. The City of Dayton is also supporting this project. The new facility will include office and factory space.

Graco established this new facility as all existing business segments in Minnesota already reached their maximum capacity. This building will accommodate GGG’s growing business in the region for the times ahead.

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