Empowerment

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...
On October 24, 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

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...
On July 25, 2019

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 July 23, 2019

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. ...
On July 1, 2019

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...
On June 6, 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

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...
On December 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

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,”...
On November 14, 2017

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...
On September 26, 2017

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...
On September 21, 2017

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...
On May 8, 2017

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...
On April 18, 2017

Making Safety Our Top Priority

Parker's trademark is a history of solving the greatest engineering challenges, but one of the main reasons for its success has always been its people. The company's unique culture is one that...
On March 28, 2017

Decentralization with Global Unity

How can one company form a progressive presence in 50 countries around the world? While this question may be daunting, Parker Hannifin Corporation knew early on the answer would come through the...
On March 7, 2017

Entrepreneurial Spirit Fuels Parker's Family

They say you can pick your friends, but you can't pick your family. That is, unless you work at Parker. When beginning the Parker Appliance Company 100 years ago, Art Parker understood that it’s the...
On February 15, 2017