Our new headquarters was officially opened in a small ribbon cutting ceremony on the 6th of February. The ceremony was led by Patrick J. McHale, President and CEO of Graco.Inc (Our Parent Company) and Sam Crossley, Managing Director of Alco Valves Group.
Other attendees and guests included Rob Bartlett (Director of the British Valve Actuator Association), Jamil Ahmed, Matthew Carter and Sharon Wood from Acumen Architects (who designed the facility) and Mike Ervine from Radcliffe Construction.
The visitors were given a tour of the facility including the office floor, Shop floor and our state-of-the art Machine shop, equipped with the latest technology. Furthermore, our experienced staff on the shop floor explained the manufacturing, testing and inspection that all our valves go through before they are shipped to the customer.
An exclusive tour was also given to Patrick J. McHale on his first visit to our new headquarters, during which he interacted with our machinists and shop floor staff. He also took this opportunity to congratulate our staff on all the efforts so far.
We were delighted to have our guests at the opening ceremony and would like to thank them for taking the time out of their busy schedules to attend the event. We would like to extend our gratitude, in particular to Patrick. J McHale for travelling to the United Kingdom for the opening ceremony.