Parker Global

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

Parker Contributes to Hurricane Irma Relief Efforts

On Sunday, September 10, 2017, Hurricane Irma made landfall as a category four hurricane in the Florida Keys and later made landfall again as a category three hurricane in the Marco Island and...
On September 14, 2017

Parker Etoy Employees Raise 10,000 CHF for Local Charity

To celebrate Parker’s centennial anniversary, employees of Parker Etoy united and laced up their sneakers to raise funds for a local charity, The Lavigny Institution.  Since 1906, The...
On September 12, 2017

Parker Contributes to Hurricane Harvey Relief Efforts

On Friday August 25, 2017, Hurricane Harvey made landfall as a category four hurricane in southeast Texas, United States, triggering significant damage and catastrophic flooding. The flooding is being...
On August 30, 2017

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...
On August 15, 2017

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...
On July 17, 2017

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...
On June 8, 2017

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...
On June 7, 2017

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...
On May 18, 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

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...
On February 21, 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

Nurturing a Competitive and Compassionate Culture

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

Parker Inspires Future Engineers by Supporting FIRST Robotics Program

Parker has long supported the annual FIRST Robotics Competition with corporate sponsorships and product donations. Through this high school-level engineering education program, students are able to...
On October 19, 2016

Team Member Spotlight: Alex McDiarmid, Design Engineer

Alex McDiarmid, Design Engineer at Parker, Instrumentation Products Division Europe in Sheffield, has recently been shortlisted for the British Engineering Excellence Awards ‘Design Engineer of...
On September 20, 2016

Turning Tragedy into Triumph, Bob Thomas has Raised Nearly $400,000 for Childhood Cancer Research

Bob Thomas, Customs Compliance Coordinator at Parker’s Financial Services Unit in Grimsby, Ontario, Canada, lost his daughter, Samantha, to Acute Lymphoblastic Lymphoma in 2003, just three days before...
On September 1, 2016

Team Member Spotlight: Jessica Mayhew, Division Sourcing Manager

Noted as a “Heavy Metal Superstar,” Mayhew has been recognized by Thomasnet and the Institute for Supply Chain Management on their 30 under 30 list of Supply Chain Stars. Jessica Mayhew joined...
On July 26, 2016