Community Service
Cultivating the Professional Success of Women at Parker
Research over recent decades shows diversity and inclusion are competitive differentiators, beneficial to businesses over time. A 2018 diversity study from McKinsey & Company highlights that, “…The...
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From Saltwater to Safe Water - Disaster Recovery Efforts
A key part of Purpose is recognizing that Parker people and technologies have a vital role to play in making the world a better place. We call it Leading with Purpose and it's one of the core ideas at...
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The Intersection of Hope and Purpose in China
For many of us at Parker, leading with purpose means identifying opportunities for making life better in the communities where we live and work. It acknowledges our strengths and aligns with...
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Defining Our Unique Contribution to the World
In October 2019, Parker announced a new purpose statement that defines its unique contribution to the world. The simple expression: Enabling Engineering Breakthroughs that Lead to a Better Tomorrow,...
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Students Get Hands-on Manufacturing Experience on Germany's Girls' Day
A team of students came together earlier this year for Girls' Day 2019 at Parker's Cylinder and Accumulator Division Europe production facility in Cologne, Germany, to get hands-on experience with...
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Giving Back to the Community During the Holidays Across Parker Aerospace
Parker Hannifin believes that creating a better tomorrow for everyone begins with a commitment to positively impacting the lives of our team members and the communities we call home. Our culture is...
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Brightening the Holidays with Bikes for Kids
Maintaining a long-standing tradition of supporting local charities during the holiday season, Parker operations around the world have collected donations and purchased bikes for less fortunate...
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Parker Employees Volunteer to Support Local Social Causes
Corporate social responsibility (CSR) means different things to different people. For some, it means improving the communities in which they live or helping feed people in need of assistance....
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Fluid Systems Division Emphasizes Community Service
Parker’s Fluid Systems Division (FSD) headquartered in Irvine, California, is focused on community service to transform its culture and provide more comprehensive support to charitable organizations....
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Cultivating Engagement and Growing a Legacy
A great way to cultivate engagement among Parker teams is to find ways to contribute to the community and the environment. In Queretaro, Mexico, one Parker Filtration location has united its entire...
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Cleveland State University and Parker Announce $5 Million Investment in Support of Say Yes to Education Program
Cleveland State University (CSU) and Parker recently announced a major investment in support of Say Yes to Education, a community-wide effort to make college attendance and graduation accessible to...
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Parker Teams Give Back - Community Outreach Series
Across Parker this past holiday season, team members celebrated by giving back to their local communities. This series of community outreach stories from around the world feature our teams...
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Parker Chomerics Delivers Hope and Builds 1,000+ Bicycles for Charity
As the days get shorter and fall gives way to winter, Jim Bradley knows it’s time to reach for his trusty socket set and get to work. The annual Bikes for Kids charity is nearly upon him, and...
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Helping Imagination Take Flight
Parker’s Sporlan Division’s team in Mauston, Wisconsin, have partnered with a local aviation club to help young people learn the foundations of flight.   With about 100 employees, the Mauston facility...
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Parker Matches Team Member Donations in Response to Hurricane Florence
Devastating flooding continues to affect victims of Hurricane Florence in the Carolinas after the storm dumped an estimated 10 trillion gallons of water across the region. Many roads are...
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Parker India Team Members Facilitate Improvements at Local School
Parker's Fluid Connectors Group (FCG) India recently launched a Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) High-Performance Team (HPT) to encourage engagement among team members that extends beyond...
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Cleveland Students Start the School Year Off Right With New School Supplies
Each year many students return to school without basic supplies and this directly affects their educational experience and self-esteem. Starting a new school year is an exciting time for students but...
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High School Students Shine Bright in Solar Car Challenge
This past summer the Parker-sponsored multidisciplinary Walnut Solar Car Team won top honors at the 2017 National Solar Car Challenge. Held at the Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth, Texas, this...
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Teaming Up to Lead Workplace and Community Improvements
From providing a safe and engaging work environment where all team members can thrive, to strengthening all of the communities which the company calls home and supporting organizations that make...
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Students’ Innovative Science Fair Projects Recognized with Engineering Excellence Awards
The Northeastern Ohio Science and Engineering Fair (NEOSEF) is an annual regional science and engineering competition intended to engage interested students with hands-on learning projects. The event...
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