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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

Parker Division Earns Best Places to Learn Seal for New Graduates

Parker's High Pressure Connectors Europe (HPCE) Division recently completed the process to become designated as a "Best Places to Learn" site in Bielefeld, Germany. This independent...
On July 25, 2019

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 July 23, 2019

Sustainability Report Highlights Team Members’ Efforts to Improve Their Workplaces and Communities

Sustainability at Parker means providing a safe and engaging work environment, strengthening local communities and actively supporting charitable organizations that make the world a better place. ...
On July 1, 2019

Bringing Medical Devices to Market Faster With Early Supplier Involvement

Market globalization, increased regulatory requirements, more educated consumers, and today’s cultural demand for immediate results and satisfaction are fueling the whirlwind pace of breakthrough...
On June 27, 2019

Lab School Students Conquer This Year's Fluid Power Vehicle Challenge

Every year, students from all over the world come to compete in the National Fluid Power Vehicle Challenge. Previously named the "Parker Chainless Challenge," this competition has grown to...
On June 6, 2019

Cultivating Engagement and Growing a Legacy

A great way to cultivate engagement among Parker teams is to find ways to contribute to the community and the environment. In Queretaro, Mexico, one Parker Filtration location has united its entire...
On June 4, 2019

Hannover 2019: Partnering with Customers to Increase Productivity and Profitability through Engineering Innovation

Want to know how we partnered with customers to increase productivity and profitability through engineering innovation? The Parker Hannifin stand experienced a busy and successful week at Hannover...
On May 16, 2019

Parker’s 2018 Sustainability Report Highlights Commitment to Social Responsibility

Parker has released its 2018 Sustainability Report, which highlights team member-driven initiatives that are helping to strengthen communities, conserve resources and make a positive environmental...
On April 16, 2019

Labs Give Future Engineers a Better Understanding of Modern Technology

One of the longest running Parker Motion and Control Laboratories (PMCL) is supported by the Mechanical Engineering Department at the University of Akron (UA). It was established more than 25 years...
On April 3, 2019

Cleveland State University and Parker Announce $5 Million Investment in Support of Say Yes to Education Program

Cleveland State University (CSU) and Parker recently announced a major investment in support of Say Yes to Education, a community-wide effort to make college attendance and graduation accessible to...
On March 20, 2019

Parker Teams Give Back - Community Outreach Series

Across Parker this past holiday season, team members celebrated by giving back to their local communities. This series of community outreach stories from around the world feature our teams...
On March 4, 2019

Real World Hydraulics Circuit Training Gives University Students an Edge

Do you ever wonder how Parker is engaging with students? Are students using our products? Are the students receiving the proper support? The answers to these questions is a resounding yes....
On January 16, 2019

Top 9 Parker Blogs of 2018

2018 marked Parker's strongest year of financial performance in the company's history (view Annual Report in "Related Posts" at the end of the blog). Our focus on solving some of the world’s...
On January 15, 2019

Helping Imagination Take Flight

Parker’s Sporlan Division’s team in Mauston, Wisconsin, have partnered with a local aviation club to help young people learn the foundations of flight.   With about 100 employees, the Mauston facility...
On November 12, 2018

2018 Mousetrap Innovation Competition Displays Ingenuity

This year’s Mousetrap winners demonstrate that Parker’s ingenuity is not just engineering our customers’ success but also building a better world. The Mousetrap Awards are named after the...
On October 18, 2018

Corporate and University Partnerships Better Equip Future Engineers

Universities and corporations have a long history of relationships that are mostly tied to monetary support. In an age where universities are continuously looking for more funding and corporations are...
On October 8, 2018

Parker Matches Team Member Donations in Response to Hurricane Florence

Devastating flooding continues to affect victims of Hurricane Florence in the Carolinas after the storm dumped an estimated 10 trillion gallons of water across the region. Many roads are...
On October 4, 2018

Parker India Team Members Facilitate Improvements at Local School

Parker's Fluid Connectors Group (FCG) India recently launched a Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) High-Performance Team (HPT) to encourage engagement among team members that extends beyond...
On August 30, 2018

Cleveland Students Start the School Year Off Right With New School Supplies

Each year many students return to school without basic supplies and this directly affects their educational experience and self-esteem. Starting a new school year is an exciting time for students but...
On August 27, 2018