SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
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Important Notice Regarding the Availability of Proxy Materials for the
Shareholder Meeting to Be Held on April 26, 2019.
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Meeting Type: Annual
For holders as of: February 25, 2019
Date: April 26, 2019 Time: 1:00 p.m., CT
Location: Meeting live via the Internet-please visit
88 11TH AVENUE N.E.
MINNEAPOLIS, MN 55413-1894
The company will be hosting the meeting live via the Internet this year. To attend the meeting via the Internet please visit www.virtualshareholdermeeting.com/GGG2019 and be sure to have the information that is printed in the box marked by the arrow (located on the following page).
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NOTICE AND PROXY STATEMENT 2018 OVERVIEW AND ANNUAL REPORT ON FORM 10-K
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|The Board of Directors recommends you vote FOR the following:|
|1.||Election of Directors|
|1a)||Eric P. Etchart|
|1b)||Jody H. Feragen|
|1c)||J. Kevin Gilligan|
|The Board of Directors recommends you vote FOR the following proposals:|
|2.||Ratification of appointment of Deloitte & Touche LLP as the Companys independent registered accounting firm.|
|3.||Approval, on an advisory basis, of the compensation paid to our named executive officers as disclosed in the Proxy Statement.|
|4.||Approval of the Graco Inc. 2019 Stock Incentive Plan.|
|NOTE: In their discretion, the Proxies are authorized to vote upon such other business as may properly come before the meeting or any adjournment thereof.|