Lubriquip became part of Graco's Lubrication Equipment Division in 2006, they had several well known product brands such as Trabon, Grease Jockey and Manzel. Lubriquip was a leading manufacturer of centralised and automated oil and grease lubrication systems, force-feed lubricators, metering devices and related electronic controls and accessories. The company served diverse applications in machine tools, transfer machines, conveyors, packaging machinery, transportation equipment, construction machinery, mobile on-road vehicles, rail applications, food processing and paper machinery. These types of products are vital for prolonging equipment life, reducing maintenance costs and increasing the productivity of very expensive, performance critical customer equipment.
"The acquisition of Lubriquip established a strong presence for Graco in industrial lubrication end markets. Both Graco and Lubriquip have long histories of designing, manufacturing, marketing and selling lubrication equipment and we will leverage the combined skills of both companies to benefit our customers, channel partners and shareholders." Graco Inc. supplies technology and expertise for the management of fluids in both industrial and commercial applications. It designs, manufactures and markets systems and equipment to move, measure, control, dispense and spray fluid materials. A recognised leader in its specialties, Minneapolis-based Graco serves customers around the world in the manufacturing, processing, construction and maintenance industries.