General Industrial

Optimize Hydraulic Systems with Top Fluid & Gas Handling Blogs of 2017

As we look back on 2017, increased demand contributed to technology advancements and higher productivity across a range of industries including oil and gas, power generation, life...
On January 20, 2018

5 Technology Trends Behind the Top Hydraulics Blogs of 2017

2017 brought about innovative new technologies that laid the foundation for the latest hydraulic systems and applications designed for construction, agriculture, mining, power generation and related...
On January 16, 2018

Aircraft Lightning Protection Rises to New Heights

Aircraft lightning strikes occur more frequently than you might think. It’s estimated that on average, commercial aircraft lightning strikes occur every 1,000 hours of flight time. When a strike...
On January 10, 2018

3 Ways to Magnify Return on Investment (ROI) on Pneumatic Cylinders

As the range of pneumatic cylinders available on the market today becomes more extensive and sophisticated, it can be challenging to ensure you’re maximizing the ROI available from your application.   ...
On January 9, 2018

Why You Need a Maintenance Plan for Manufacturing Equipment

In a manufacturing facility, it is essential that equipment runs at optimum performance, not only to maintain production but also ensure staff safety and product quality. In many cases, when equipment...
On January 8, 2018

Most Popular Filtration Technology Blogs of 2017

2017 saw economic growth accelerate and the indicators suggest that trend will continue. This puts productivity initiatives high on the list of manufacturers, keen on taking full advantage of...
On January 4, 2018

On-line Condition Monitoring Prevents Bearing Failure | Case Study

Identifying potential issues before they escalate into fully developed problems offers obvious benefits in all industries, from manufacturing to sea-based commercial shipping. Preventive measures,...
On January 4, 2018

A Guide to Business Continuity Planning for Biomanufacturers

Picture the scene: Unprecedented rainfall and poor flood defences causes flooding to a biopharmaceutical facility, damaging equipment, making large areas of a site unsafe and inaccessible, and...

Fostering Innovation for 100 Years

For Parker, product and service innovations have been and will continue to be the centerpiece of its success. Today, Parker has 55,000 team members around the world who develop and contribute original...
On December 19, 2017

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

Acquiring Technology and Talent

Parker began acquiring companies in the 1950s, with the objective of expanding its manufacturing and geographic foot print. As a key part of the company's strategy following World War II,...
On November 9, 2017

A History of Challenges for Opportunity

In March 1917, people in Cleveland, Ohio were applauding all things American. The city's baseball team was a top contender among the major leagues, and the United States was preparing for its role...
On November 7, 2017

The Internet of Things: How Your Company Can Get Ready

As technology fueling the Internet of Things (IoT) continues to advance at a rapid pace, data analytics presents an exciting opportunity for companies who want to build on their position as industry...
On November 3, 2017

Compound Cure System: How Much Does It Matter?

Frequently, our team in Applications Engineering receives a question along these lines: “Is your compound E0740 peroxide cured?” Usually, these questions are asked because an end customer specifies...
On November 2, 2017

New Sealing Solution Extends Service Life of Swivel Joints for Mobile Cranes

Mobile cranes perform a wide variety of tasks, typically of the heavy-duty kind. The work they do and the locations at which they operate are frequently exposed to harsh climatic conditions in places...
On October 25, 2017

Seals and Vehicle Evaporative Emissions

Reducing the environmental impact of operating a passenger car has long been a request from the environmental community, and that demand continues to spread. But how can something as small as a seal...
On October 24, 2017

OSHA Rule Limits Silica Dust Exposure

In an effort to improve worker safety, the United States Occupational Health and Safety Association (OSHA) has issued a Final Rule to limit occupational exposure to respirable crystalline silica...
On October 23, 2017

Metallurgy Makes or Breaks Tube Fittings

For over forty years, Parker has the lead the development of the chemical hardening process ideal for ferrules designed to grip and seal stainless steel tubing. The process is called Suparcase. This...
On September 29, 2017

How to Determine the Ideal Metal Seal Part Number for an Application

Parker's metal seals are used in the most extreme environments that demand extreme temperature and pressure solutions. Metal seal technology is used in cryogenic, high temperature, hard vacuum, high...
On September 28, 2017

Distributing Parker’s Innovative Spirit in Latin America

It has been over 50 years since Parker Hannifin Corporation entered the Latin American market. What began in 1963 with a sole distributor in Peru dispensing hose and fittings would grow to nearly 500...
On September 28, 2017