Parker Global

Humble Presence, Powerful Impact

Can a company exude strength without the typical signs frequently associated with it? In a competitive global market where being loud and abrupt is often paralleled with power, Parker has shown...
On December 12, 2017

Parker Italy Celebrates 100 Years of Talent

Parker Italy recently held its “Talents” meeting bringing together a group of team members who have shown great promise from across the country’s locations for the third edition of “We Are Talent,”...
On November 14, 2017

Acquiring Technology and Talent

Parker began acquiring companies in the 1950s, with the objective of expanding its manufacturing and geographic foot print. As a key part of the company's strategy following World War II,...
On November 9, 2017

A History of Challenges for Opportunity

In March 1917, people in Cleveland, Ohio were applauding all things American. The city's baseball team was a top contender among the major leagues, and the United States was preparing for its role...
On November 7, 2017

Distributing Parker’s Innovative Spirit in Latin America

It has been over 50 years since Parker Hannifin Corporation entered the Latin American market. What began in 1963 with a sole distributor in Peru dispensing hose and fittings would grow to nearly 500...
On September 28, 2017

Inspiring Unique Career Paths

At a company that spans 50 countries and a full portfolio of diverse motion and control technologies, team members of all disciplines are needed to deliver on the promise to solve the world's greatest...
On September 26, 2017

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