Graco Inc. recently announced the opening of a new South China Innovation Center in DongGuan City, China, focused on serving the electronics industry. Electronic product assembly is a rapidly growing market that supports the manufacturing and development of electronics components in a variety of applications, including automotive, consumer, and connected infrastructure to create and maintain electric vehicles and fleets.

“Graco has recently made several investments globally related to product development and application testing,” said Tony Gargano, Graco’s president for the Asia-Pacific region. “This new facility is strategically located in South China and will increase our ability to support and strengthen relationships with key customers. This functional design and testing center will extend our commitment to the region by being closer to our customers in key market segments, particularly in the area of electronics assembly and new energy vehicles.”

According to Graco, its teams in mechanical engineering, electronic engineering, and software development, working with the local commercial team, are ready to help customers find solutions around emerging technologies and custom applications with local support. The facility has a large-scale training space, equipment demonstration areas, and product labs to support the work of the team and host in-person collaboration.

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