Houston, Texas-LaPolla Industries, Inc. has been appointment as a US-wide distributor for the Graco|Gusmer equipment line for high-performance coating and foam equipment.
Houston-based LaPolla has also recently established a training centre, the Technology and Educational Center (TEC) to assist customers for application equipment and spray polyurethane foam and elastomeric roof coatings, on a national basis.
"This distribution appointment by Graco marks a significant addition to LaPolla's range of products and services as we are now better positioned to capitalise on growing market opportunities," said LaPolla's president and chief executive officer Doug Kramer, in a company statement.
LaPolla makes polyurethane systems and epoxy products for coatings, foam, paints, sealants, adhesives, as well as offering relevant equipment. The group's major target is all types of uses in roofing, construction and paint.
Minneapolis-based Graco is a worldwide supplier of fluid handling equipment. Its Graco|Gusmer line includes plural-component proportioners, pumps, spray guns, airless sprayers, and accessories used to spray foam, polyurea, acrylics and other elastomeric coating materials.