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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...
On February 14, 2020

From Saltwater to Safe Water - Disaster Recovery Efforts

A key part of Purpose is recognizing that Parker people and technologies have a vital role to play in making the world a better place. We call it Leading with Purpose and it's one of the core ideas at...
On February 4, 2020

Industrial Manufacturing Competitiveness Requires Strategic Investment

The industrial manufacturing landscape is transforming against a backdrop of uncertainty. The shifts taking place globally in technology, advanced manufacturing, and government policy changes have...
On January 22, 2020

The Intersection of Hope and Purpose in China

For many of us at Parker, leading with purpose means identifying opportunities for making life better in the communities where we live and work. It acknowledges our strengths and aligns with...
On January 18, 2020

Deploying a World-Class Maintenance Strategy Enables OEM Competitive Gain

Manufacturing and operations professionals are focused on how to deploy maintenance strategies that will provide advantages to their operations on a global scale. Advanced digital and...
On January 16, 2020

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,...
On January 8, 2020

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 January 2, 2020

Sustainability Report Links Innovation and Product Stewardship

Parker’s products and systems can be found on and around almost everything that moves, and improving efficiency throughout the product lifecycle represents an important opportunity to...
On January 2, 2020

Giving Back to the Community During the Holidays Across Parker Aerospace

Parker Hannifin believes that creating a better tomorrow for everyone begins with a commitment to positively impacting the lives of our team members and the communities we call home. Our culture is...
On December 23, 2019

Brightening the Holidays with Bikes for Kids

Maintaining a long-standing tradition of supporting local charities during the holiday season, Parker operations around the world have collected donations and purchased bikes for less fortunate...
On December 21, 2019

Looking for Parker Support? Check out These Tips and Tricks for Navigating Our Online Resource Center

Whether you’re an OEM searching for documentation on a specific application, an engineer researching a component for a build, or you’re looking for a “how-to” video or demonstration of our products,...
On December 3, 2019

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...
On November 15, 2019

The IoT is Transforming the HVACR Industry--Are Stakeholders Ready?

The Internet of Things (IoT) – referred to by some as Factory 4.0 or Industry 4.0 – is ushering in a revolution on the factory floor -- one with clear implications for HVACR contractors...
On October 29, 2019

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

HVACR Trends in Green Building with GreenStar and LEED

Conventional buildings, and the construction process that creates them have a substantial impact on the health and wellbeing of people and the planet. They’re costly to maintain and operate, generate...
On October 17, 2019

Parker Supports STEM Challenge Mission to an Alien Planet with FIRST Robotics

For those who dream of engineering missions on alien planets, there is no better teacher than experience. Parker Aerospace may not engineer robots to load alien planet samples on rockets and...
On October 4, 2019

Sustainability Report Features Initiatives to Minimize Environmental Impact

As a global industrial leader, Parker’s manufacturing operations can have a significant and widespread impact on the world, and the company recognizes the importance of acting responsibly with...
On October 1, 2019

How Renewable Energy Power Plants Can Increase Output and Decrease Costs

The costs of renewable energy have fallen significantly in recent years, helping to advance the industry quickly. But apparently not quickly enough--in May of 2018 renewable energy represented...
On September 3, 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

Hydropower's Future Relies on Next Generation Water Power Technologies

Although other renewable sources of energy may be growing at a faster rate, more electricity continues to be generated in the U.S. by conventional hydropower than by wind, solar and geothermal...
On August 22, 2019