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
On August 15, 2017
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...
On July 17, 2017
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
On June 7, 2017
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
On May 18, 2017
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
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
On April 18, 2017
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
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
On March 7, 2017
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
On February 15, 2017
Since Parker’s founding 100 years ago, the company has prided
itself on cultivating an environment that values long-term team
members and their unique contributions—with typical career...
On January 26, 2017
When Karen Logan, plant manager, Pneumatics Division in Wadsworth,
Ohio, was asked to become a mentor, she willingly volunteered -
appreciating the opportunity to help someone with less tenure
On April 14, 2016
A new version of Parker’s business system, the Win StrategyTM, has
been unveiled under new company leadership. Originally introduced
in 2001, the Win Strategy has been instrumental in transforming...
On October 29, 2015
Recently, Parker Hannifin had the opportunity to participate in a
panel discussion on innovation. From Laboratory to Wall Street; How
Hopes and Dreams Enter the Marketplace, hosted by Cleveland...
On March 11, 2015
Parker Elects Tom Williams as Chief Executive Officer and Lee Banks
as President and Chief Operating Officer; Don Washkewicz to
Continue as Chairman of the Board. Parker announced that its Board
On January 21, 2015