Parker Global

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

Team Member Spotlight: Alex McDiarmid, Design Engineer

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

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

Stretch Your Mind Engineering Challenge Winners Announced

We’re happy to announce that Team Poly-Scientific Design from Cleveland State University (CSU) has taken first place in the first ever Stretch Your Mind Engineering Challenge. Team ROM 2.0 from...
On June 16, 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

Specialist Hydraulic Engineering Training: Early Lessons From The JCB Academy Partnership

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...
On January 11, 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

Chainless Challenge Stimulates Innovative Solutions and Practical Experience

Engineering students from across the United States once again accepted the challenge to create a novel solution to develop a human assisted, fluid power vehicle travelling on two, three or four wheels...
On May 20, 2015

Sustainability Report Illustrates Renewed Commitment to Responsible Operation

This year Parker formalized a sustainability framework focused on three key areas where the company has an opportunity to maximize the impact of its efforts: people, planet and products. “It...
On April 29, 2015

ORACLE TEAM USA Partners with Parker for America’s Cup 2017

Parker recently announced its partnership with ORACLE TEAM USA to design and implement hydraulic control systems on its America’s Cup racing yachts. Parker will customize proven aerospace...
On April 1, 2015

Parker Shares Perspective on Innovation at CSU Forum

Recently, Parker Hannifin had the opportunity to participate in a panel discussion on innovation. From Laboratory to Wall Street; How Hopes and Dreams Enter the Marketplace, hosted by Cleveland...
On March 11, 2015

Company Veterans Promoted to Top Leadership Positions

Parker Elects Tom Williams as Chief Executive Officer and Lee Banks as President and Chief Operating Officer; Don Washkewicz to Continue as Chairman of the Board. Parker announced that its Board of...
On January 21, 2015

Parker South Africa Donates Water Dispensers to Local Non-Profits

Six Parker Racor filtered water dispensers, 400 water bottles, and healthy treats were donated to local charities serving underprivileged children in celebration of Nelson Mandela International Day on...
On September 17, 2014