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
On September 21, 2017
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
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
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
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
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
On June 8, 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
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
On February 21, 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
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
On October 19, 2016
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
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
On September 1, 2016
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