Empowerment
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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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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Inspiring Students with Career Discussions at the Women’s Leadership Symposium
At the annual Saint Joseph Academy's Women’s Leadership Symposium, three accomplished Parker professionals shared their experiences and advice on potential career paths with the students. In...
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A LEAP to the Future: Developing the Leaders of Tomorrow
In today’s competitive business environment, every company faces a major challenge: how best to attract, and keep, tomorrow’s leaders. Parker is staying a step ahead, by investing in an early...
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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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Parker Division Earns Best Places to Learn Seal for New Graduates
Parker's High Pressure Connectors Europe (HPCE) Division recently completed the process to become designated as a "Best Places to Learn" site in Bielefeld, Germany. This independent...
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Sustainability Report Highlights Team Members’ Efforts to Improve Their Workplaces and Communities
Sustainability at Parker means providing a safe and engaging work environment, strengthening local communities and actively supporting charitable organizations that make the world a better place. ...
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Lab School Students Conquer This Year's Fluid Power Vehicle Challenge
Every year, students from all over the world come to compete in the National Fluid Power Vehicle Challenge. Previously named the "Parker Chainless Challenge," this competition has grown to...
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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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Manufacturing Apprenticeship Scheme - Earn, Learn and Qualify.
The quest to find and retain skilled machinists and engineers is harder than ever with Eurozone countries experiencing their lowest ever levels of unemployment. Instrumentation Products...
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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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Parker Italy Celebrates 100 Years of Talent
Parker Italy recently held its “Talents” meeting bringing together a group of team members who have shown great promise from across the country’s locations for the third edition of “We Are Talent,”...
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Inspiring Unique Career Paths
At a company that spans 50 countries and a full portfolio of diverse motion and control technologies, team members of all disciplines are needed to deliver on the promise to solve the world's greatest...
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Career Paths Reflect Parker’s Agility
Being in direct contact with customers had become David's ambition as he gained experience in technical areas. But then the question arose as to how to make that career change without putting at risk...
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Growing Leaders and Profits
Like many companies, Parker is focused on attracting and developing talented individuals who contribute value to the company over time. What's different about Parker is the landscape of...
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A Legacy Fueled by Fostering Talent
The statistics are telling: the average lifespan of leading U.S. companies on the S&P 500 Index has decreased by more than 50 years in the last century, from an average of 67 years in the 1920s, to...
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