Graco Inc. designs, manufactures, and markets systems and equipment to pump, meter, mix, and dispense various fluids and semi-solids worldwide. It operates in three segments: Industrial, Contractor, and Lubrication. The Industrial segment provides equipment to apply paint and other coatings to motor vehicles, appliances, furniture, and other industrial and consumer products; and process pump equipment that move and dispense chemicals, and liquid and semi-solid foods. This segment also offers sprayer systems and plural component proportioning equipment to apply protective coatings and foam to various surfaces; and equipment to pump, meter, mix, and dispense sealants, adhesives, molded polyurethane parts, and composites. The Contractor segment provides airless paint and texture sprayers; and accessories, such as spray guns, hoses and filters, and spare parts that include tips and seals to the painters in the construction and maintenance industries, tradesmen, and do-it-yourselfers. The Lubrication segment supplies pumps, hose reels, meters, valves, and accessories to the motor vehicle lubrication industry. It also offers systems, components, and accessories for the automatic lubrication of industrial and commercial equipment, compressors, turbines, and on-road and off-road vehicles. This segment also offers products that automatically lubricate bearings, gears, and generators; and products that evacuate and dispense oil, grease, anti-freeze, and hydraulic fluids from wind power components. It serves various markets, including gas transmission and petrochemical, pulp and paper, mining and construction, agricultural equipment, food and beverage, material handling, metal manufacturing, and wind energy. The company offers its products primarily through third-party distributors. Graco Inc. was founded in 1926 and is headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota.