Community Service

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

Parker Contributes to Hurricane Irma Relief Efforts

On Sunday, September 10, 2017, Hurricane Irma made landfall as a category four hurricane in the Florida Keys and later made landfall again as a category three hurricane in the Marco Island and...
On September 14, 2017

Parker Etoy Employees Raise 10,000 CHF for Local Charity

To celebrate Parker’s centennial anniversary, employees of Parker Etoy united and laced up their sneakers to raise funds for a local charity, The Lavigny Institution.  Since 1906, The...
On September 12, 2017

Parker Contributes to Hurricane Harvey Relief Efforts

On Friday August 25, 2017, Hurricane Harvey made landfall as a category four hurricane in southeast Texas, United States, triggering significant damage and catastrophic flooding. The flooding is being...
On August 30, 2017

2016 Sustainability Report Demonstrates Local Impact of Global Commitment to Responsible Operations

Parker’s 2016 Sustainability Report is now available, showcasing team member-driven initiatives which are helping to strengthen communities, conserve resources and make a positive environmental impact...
On February 21, 2017

Diesel Bug and How to Avoid It: Tips for Diesel Boat Owners

Diesel bug has become a concern for many boat owners in recent years.  The condition occurs when a mixture of bacteria, algae and mould contaminates the storage tank and then breeds - creating a...
On December 19, 2016

Parker Inspires Future Engineers by Supporting FIRST Robotics Program

Parker has long supported the annual FIRST Robotics Competition with corporate sponsorships and product donations. Through this high school-level engineering education program, students are able to...
On October 19, 2016

Turning Tragedy into Triumph, Bob Thomas has Raised Nearly $400,000 for Childhood Cancer Research

Bob Thomas, Customs Compliance Coordinator at Parker’s Financial Services Unit in Grimsby, Ontario, Canada, lost his daughter, Samantha, to Acute Lymphoblastic Lymphoma in 2003, just three days before...
On September 1, 2016

Precision Fluidics Division Team Members Partner With Stop Hunger Now

About 40 team members from Precision Fluidics Division Headquarters in Hollis, NH recently participated in a meal packaging event to support the Stop Hunger Now organization. The division has a high...
On May 19, 2016

Specialist Hydraulic Engineering Training: Early Lessons From The JCB Academy Partnership

A specialist hydraulic engineering training facility, launched by The JCB Academy and Parker Hannifin in March 2015, is teaching young UK engineers valuable lessons in how fluid power works. The JCB...
On January 11, 2016

WMI Provides Parker Hannifin Water Purification Systems to Flood Ravaged South Carolina

Water Missions International, a non-profit organization that responds to the urgent need for safe water in developing countries and in disaster situations around the world, has deployed 2...
On October 12, 2015

National WWII Museum PT305 Restoration Project Benefits from Filtration Donation

Recently, Parker was presented with the opportunity to partner with the National WWII Museum in New Orleans on their PT-305 Restoration Project. The goal of this project is to reclaim a PT boat...
On July 2, 2015

Sustainability Report Illustrates Renewed Commitment to Responsible Operation

This year Parker formalized a sustainability framework focused on three key areas where the company has an opportunity to maximize the impact of its efforts: people, planet and products. “It...
On April 29, 2015