Agriculture

Distributing Parker’s Innovative Spirit in Latin America

It has been over 50 years since Parker Hannifin Corporation entered the Latin American market. What began in 1963 with a sole distributor in Peru dispensing hose and fittings would grow to nearly 500...
On September 28, 2017

How Does a Smart User Interface Improve Machine Efficiency?

The manufacturing industry is currently facing increasing pressure to reform and innovate in order to remain viable. On the consumer side, the Internet of Things (IoT) has made smart devices...
On June 22, 2017

Consumers and Roasters Benefit from Coffee Packaging with Nitrogen

Coffee is a wonderfully popular beverage that dates back centuries to its origins in Ethiopia. Today, global coffee consumption is estimated at 153.3 million bags a year according to the United States...
On March 23, 2017

Innovative Heavy-Duty Vehicle Technology on Display at IFPE

From optimizing peak performance to minimizing unplanned downtime, the products and systems Parker will showcase at IFPE 2017 are designed specifically to help its customers increase...
On January 20, 2017

New Product Labels for More Safety

For obvious reasons, product safety is increasingly subject to legal provisions. As the industry’s first manufacturer to do so, Parker-Prädifa is now implementing the requirements of the...
On January 12, 2016

Size Matters: Small, Wireless Sensors Make Diagnostic Efforts Easier for Mobile Equipment

Diagnostic sensing devices come in all shapes and sizes, but for certain applications some sensors can be more of a headache than others. This is especially true with mobile equipment,...
On December 15, 2015

Global Collaboration Delivers Unprecedented Hose Solution

As an OEM, how would you like to be able to specify a single family of hydraulic hoses for machinery operated anywhere in the world?  Or how about simplifying your inventory headaches by doing so with...
On May 6, 2015

When is a Standard Pneumatic Valve Not Good Enough?

Pneumatic valves work in a variety of applications to control the operation of actuators, including cylinders, clutches, rotary actuators, and air bags. In the transportation industry,...
On October 21, 2014

Fluid and Gas Handling Technologies and Key Markets

Fluid and gas handling is the technology of directing and containing fluids and gases. Parker connectors and hoses are critical to hundreds of applications.   Key markets Aerospace Agriculture Bulk...
On November 1, 2013

Six Good Reasons to Dry Biogas to a Low Dewpoint Before Combustion in a CHP Engine

Biogas is renewable energy stored in organic materials, such as plant matter and animal waste, known as biomass. Sources of biomass fuel include agricultural residue, food waste, sewage, energy crops,...
On August 23, 2013

Hydraulic Technologies and Key Markets

Hydraulics is the technology of controlling pressurized fluids to create force and motion. Parker hydraulics enable and improve machinery performance.   Key markets Aerial lift Agriculture Air...
On July 1, 2013

How Can Pneumatic Technology Help Farmers Boost Their Crop Yields? Part 2 of 2

An accurate and advanced pneumatic mechanism installed on farm seeders lets farmers control seed handling, seed placement and down/up-force control. In the early part of the systems’ development, they...
On June 11, 2013

How Can Pneumatic Technology Help Farmers Boost Their Crop Yields? Part 1 of 2

Believe it or not, a relatively small pneumatic device helps farmers feed a hungry world as well as put more money in their pockets. Installed on seed planters, the advanced height-control module...
On June 11, 2013