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Machine building is critical to countless industrial applications, from metals processing to rubber and plastics, food packaging to in-plant supporting operations. Equipment manufacturers...
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3 Factors Driving the Adoption of Commercial Battery Powered Trucks
The U.S. transportation industry is rapidly evolving to meet the demand for clean energy. And for design engineers working at the forefront of truck electrification, this represents an opportunity to...
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The HVACR Industry- Most Read Blogs Influenced by Trends in 2020
Despite the uncertainty and challenges brought by changing times in 2020 specifically, the HVAC/R business was better than good for industry professionals. Many companies experienced record sales...
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Entrepreneurial Visionary Helen Fitzgerald Parker
Helen Fitzgerald was hired by Company founder Art Parker on November 6, 1923. She was a confident 20-year-old woman, who grew up on Cleveland’s West Side as the oldest of six children. After high...
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Automated Material Handling Plays a Major Role in Modern Industry
Since its industry introduction in the 1960s, automation has made an accelerated climb to be a significant trend in material handling applications. Now, automated material handling systems handle...
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Electric Mining Equipment is Poised to Power the Industry
Traditionally dependent on fossil fuels to run key equipment, mining is known as a carbon-intensive industry. New trends, such as battery-powered underground mining equipment, are promising to disrupt...
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Cutting Environmental Impact of Forestry Equipment
Modern, highly mechanized forestry practices are known for being fairly carbon-intensive. New technologies, however, are being introduced with the potential to help lessen the environmental impacts of...
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Commercial Robotic Lawn Mowers May Be Used on a Golf Course or Field Near You
The history of commercial robotic lawnmowers is one that includes a few fits and stops. The cost has been a primary deterrent to the adoption of automated technology, especially for...
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An Overview of the Commercial Electric Mower Trend
The commercial lawn and turf market is dominated by gasoline-powered machinery. That is starting to change, however, as the adoption of commercial electric mowers and hybrid gasoline-electric lawn and...
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Growing Trends in Autonomous Farming Play Key Role in Future of Agriculture
America’s agriculture industry is facing a labor crisis. In California, the country’s top agriculture state, more than 40% of farmers in the past five years have been unable to find enough workers to...
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Precision Agriculture Technology Includes Equipment Electrification
The electrification trend is clearly impacting the automotive industry’s reliance on internal combustion engines (ICE). It is even affecting change in off-road segments, such as construction. With the...
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Electric Construction Equipment Drives Change for the Future
Since the 1960s, the diesel internal combustion engine (ICE) has reigned as the powerplant of choice for off-road heavy equipment, offering high levels of power and torque relative to weight...
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How Construction Robotics is Transforming the 21st Century Jobsite
There is hardly any question that the 21st century is bringing about a revolution in construction processes and equipment. Many of the aspects of what’s traditionally thought of as manual labor...
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The IoT in Construction: How it’s Transforming the Industry
Internet of Things (IoT) technology enables otherwise unconnected objects to be connected digitally. The technology already is transforming industries such as automobile manufacturing,...
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Mentoring With Purpose
In October 2019, Parker reaffirmed its dedication to forging a culture of high performance through a brand-new purpose statement, Enabling Engineering Breakthroughs that Lead to a Better...
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Core Technologies Increasing Power Generation Productivity and Efficiency
As exciting, funded initiatives transpire in the renewable energy industry today, the key to the future of power generation, specifically gas turbine, wind, solar, and hydropower plants will be the...
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Top 10 Parker Blogs of 2020
While 2020 is notable for many events, for most of us, it was an unprecedented period of change. Change in how (and where) we work, conduct our daily activities, interact with colleagues, family,...
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Inspiring a Better Tomorrow Through a Partnership With the JCB Academy
A specialist hydraulic engineering training facility, launched by The JCB Academy and Parker Hannifin in March 2015, is teaching young UK engineers valuable lessons in how fluid power works. The JCB...
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Examining Manufacturing Processes to Improve Efficiency
You are a world-class manufacturer of your goods. Why then is your competition so close at your heels, or worse, beating you? What do they know that you don’t? The key to manufacturing success...
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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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