Graco Supply Announces the Installation of a New Freezer Unit at the Fort Worth, Texas Location

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Brand new freezer unit enhances storage capabilities.

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Having additional freezer capacity gives us the ability to manage shelf life more efficiently for frozen adhesives and other materials with manufacturer-specified expiration dates.

Graco Supply, a nationally recognized supplier for the aircraft and industrial markets, is pleased to announce the addition of a new freezer unit at the company’s Fort Worth, Texas, location. There are already walk-in freezers at the Wichita, Kan., Tulsa, Okla., High Point, N.C., and Fort Worth locations, but this new freezer, installed March 30, 2012, will double the freezing capacity at the Fort Worth location.

The new freezer brings the total frozen storage capacity to 15’x20’x8’ for a total storage space of 2,400 square feet. Products such as frozen film adhesives, prepregs, associated primers and other materials used in composite manufacturing are stored at minus 10 degrees Fahrenheit for a longer shelf life.

“Having additional freezer capacity gives us the ability to manage shelf life more efficiently for frozen adhesives and other materials with manufacturer-specified expiration dates,” said Steve Novakovich, executive vice president of operations for Graco Supply.

Added storage capacity also provides the capacity to stock inventory in bulk, which gives Graco Supply the opportunity to expand the services within the industries they currently serve. Customers of Graco Supply can expect to find products from several trusted manufacturers, including 3M, Huntsman, Henkel and Hexcel. Many products from these manufacturers will now be stocked in bulk, thanks to the new freezer that is already up and running at Graco Supply’s Fort Worth location.

ABOUT GRACO SUPPLY
For nearly 50 years, Graco Supply & Integrated Services has been a nationally recognized leader in the supply of adhesives, sealants, coatings, lubricants, tapes and MRO products to the aircraft and industrial markets. Since a change in ownership of Graco in 2002, new emphasis has been placed on innovation and expansion of its supply capabilities which has been driven by customer requirements and the ever-changing market demands.

Graco Supply is ISO-9001 and AS9120 Registered. The company maintains its certifications and puts into practice the quality requirements necessary to maintain these registrations. Graco Supply is pursuing NADCAP certification at its repackaging facility in Ball Ground, Ga., and SEA LEAN certification companywide. Additionally, Graco Supply is one of the few U.S. authorized Airbus suppliers.

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