Parker Global

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

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

Precision Fluidics Division Team Members Partner With Stop Hunger Now

About 40 team members from Precision Fluidics Division Headquarters in Hollis, NH recently participated in a meal packaging event to support the Stop Hunger Now organization. The division has a high...
On May 19, 2016

9th Annual Chainless Challenge Puts Students to the Test

The ninth annual Chainless Challenge Competition marks a transitional year with plans to expand the number of participating schools under the leadership of the National Fluid Power Association (NFPA)....
On May 5, 2016

Engineering Graduate Program – The Experience of One Woman Launching Her Career

Finding the right first job after graduating from college takes some effort. After reading the career pages of the companies you’re considering, you might still wonder how much of what they say...
On April 25, 2016

Mentoring Program Delivers Lasting Benefits

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 develop...
On April 14, 2016

Continuously Dry Runnable Lobe Pump Maximizes Uptime

When we asked, operators in the oil and gas industry told us that they are interested in solving the typical pump failure mode of extremely short (or none) dry run time limits. We were challenged to...
On March 1, 2016

The Top 10 Most-Read Technology Blog Posts of 2015

It was a roller coaster year for the global industrial manufacturing and engineering community. At Parker, we are making a difference by sharing knowledge across each of our technology platforms to...
On January 4, 2016

A New Strategy to Win

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

National WWII Museum PT305 Restoration Project Benefits from Filtration Donation

Recently, Parker was presented with the opportunity to partner with the National WWII Museum in New Orleans on their PT-305 Restoration Project. The goal of this project is to reclaim a PT boat...
On July 2, 2015

Parker Veriflo CNG Dispensers Support Cleveland's Transition to CNG Buses

The Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority (RTA) in Cleveland, Ohio recently unveiled the first of 90 new compressed natural gas (CNG) buses which will be added to its fleet this year, with 25...
On June 18, 2015