Community Service

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...
On January 18, 2020

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,...
On January 8, 2020

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...
On January 2, 2020

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...
On December 23, 2019

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...
On December 21, 2019

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....
On December 12, 2019

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....
On August 27, 2019

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...
On June 4, 2019

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...
On March 20, 2019

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...
On March 4, 2019

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...
On December 19, 2018

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...
On November 12, 2018

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...
On October 4, 2018

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...
On August 30, 2018

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...
On August 27, 2018

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...
On April 27, 2018

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...
On April 9, 2018

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...
On April 6, 2018

Parker’s Sustainability Report Highlights Local Impact of Global Commitment to Responsible Operations

Parker has released its 2017 Sustainability Report, “A Viewpoint on Social Responsibility.” The report highlights team member-driven initiatives which are helping to strengthen communities,...
On March 26, 2018

Humble Presence, Powerful Impact

Can a company exude strength without the typical signs frequently associated with it? In a competitive global market where being loud and abrupt is often paralleled with power, Parker has shown...
On December 12, 2017