Graco Inc. Announces Fourth Quarter 2012 Earnings Conference Call

  Graco Inc. Announces Fourth Quarter 2012 Earnings Conference Call

Business Wire

MINNEAPOLIS -- January 3, 2013

Graco Inc. (NYSE: GGG) announced today that it will release its Fourth Quarter
2012 earnings after the New York Stock Exchange closes on Monday, January 28,
2013. A full text copy of the earnings announcement will be available on the
Company’s website at www.graco.com. Graco management will hold a conference
call, including slides via webcast, with analysts and institutional investors
to discuss the results at 11:00 a.m. ET, 10:00 a.m. CT on Tuesday, January 29,
2013.

A real-time listen-only webcast of the conference call will be broadcast by
Thomson. Individuals can access the call and view the slides on the Company’s
website at www.graco.com. Listeners should go to the website at least 15
minutes prior to the live conference call to install any necessary audio
software.

The webcast is also being distributed through the Thomson StreetEvents Network
to both institutional and individual investors. Individual investors can
listen to the call at www.earnings.com, Thomson’s individual investor portal,
powered by StreetEvents. Institutional investors can access the call via
Thomson’s password-protected event management site, StreetEvents
(www.streetevents.com).

For those unable to listen to the live event, a replay will be available soon
after the conference call at Graco’s website, or by telephone beginning at
approximately 2:00 p.m. ET on January 29, 2013, by dialing 800-406-7325,
Conference ID #4587286, if calling within the U.S. or Canada. The dial-in
number for international participants is 303-590-3030, with the same
Conference ID #. The replay by telephone will be available through February 1,
2013.

Contact:

Graco Inc.
James A. Graner, CFO, 612-623-6635
jgraner@graco.com
or
Media Contact:
Bryce Hallowell, 612-623-6679
bhallowell@graco.com