Community Service

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

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

Parker South Africa Donates Water Dispensers to Local Non-Profits

Six Parker Racor filtered water dispensers, 400 water bottles, and healthy treats were donated to local charities serving underprivileged children in celebration of Nelson Mandela International Day on...
On September 17, 2014

Sales Company Norway's Charity Bicycle Ride

Employees from Parker’s Sales Company Norway recently organized a fundraising team to participate in a local bicycle ride event, helping to raise money for individuals living in poverty throughout the...
On August 7, 2014

Chainless Challenge Inspires Engineering Student Creativity

Drawing 75 students and professors from nine universities, Parker’s 7th annual Chainless Challenge competition took place at the former El Toro Marine Base in Irvine, California, April 9-11. Of...
On June 9, 2014