Innovation & Technology
Going Digital in Manufacturing- How Smart Can We Become via IoT Adoption?
Author IoT Team
In lean manufacturing, life can change pretty dramatically when you are not waiting for the next fire drill. With expanded knowledge and control IoT adoption brings about, roles can switch to...
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Smart Pneumatics Role in Automation, Cobots, Safety and System Efficiency
For today’s industrial pneumatic systems, automation and efficiency continue to be the driving factors in design. Automation in pneumatics incorporates a variety of design strategies...
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An Easy, Safe, Single Connection Solution for Multiple Hydraulic Lines
OEMs that produce machinery for such industries as agriculture, oil and gas and construction invest heavily in the development of products that are rugged, reliable and easy to maintain....
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Manufacturing Toolboxes Expand Efficiency and Capability
This is a very exciting time to be in Manufacturing! Manufacturing Engineers’ toolboxes are expanding every day with new technologies and possibilities for greater efficiency and capability. 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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Top 9 Parker Blogs of 2018
2018 marked Parker's strongest year of financial performance in the company's history (view Annual Report in "Related Posts" at the end of the blog). Our focus on solving some of the world’s...
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2018 Mousetrap Innovation Competition Displays Ingenuity
This year’s Mousetrap winners demonstrate that Parker’s ingenuity is not just engineering our customers’ success but also building a better world. The Mousetrap Awards are named after the...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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Leveraging Global IT Solutions
The year was 1940. As Art Parker celebrated the Parker Appliance Company’s 23rd year and its robust support of the war effort through production of specialized couplings and valves, the United States...
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Listening to Anticipate Customer Needs
Today's customer has high expectations. The power of technology and the wide offerings available to consumers each day set a precedent for not only the best products – but those that can anticipate...
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Parker Engineers Meet to Boost Innovation
Passion, focus, and the entrepreneurial mindset are key features in Parker's desire to create value for our customers through innovative products and system solutions. "I do not think there is any...
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Spotting Parker's Unlimited Opportunities
The choice between taking a job at an American multinational corporation with an iconic product, or a position with an equally impressive company who has quietly led the world in motion and control...
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Leveraging Company Expertise Across Industries
Founder Art Parker's passion for engineering and invention has remained true for 100 years through Parker's commitment to efficient, effective technology for the good of its customers. This dedication...
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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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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...
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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...
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