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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

Sales Company Norway's Charity Bicycle Ride

Employees from Parker’s Sales Company Norway recently organized a fundraising team to participate in a local bicycle ride event, helping to raise money for individuals living in poverty throughout the...
On August 7, 2014

Parker Collaborates with Cleveland Clinic to Develop Advanced Medical Technologies

Parker has announced it is developing more than 100 potential medical advancements with Cleveland Clinic, the noted nonprofit academic medical center that integrates clinical care with research and...
On July 10, 2014

Artificial Muscle to Expand Smart Sensors and Actuator Offering

Parker recently announced that it is embarking on the development of new smart sensors and actuators using electroactive polymer technology (EAP). Parker recently acquired intellectual property and...
On July 7, 2014

Chainless Challenge Inspires Engineering Student Creativity

Drawing 75 students and professors from nine universities, Parker’s 7th annual Chainless Challenge competition took place at the former El Toro Marine Base in Irvine, California, April 9-11. Of...
On June 9, 2014

2013 Sustainability Report Highlights Positive Impact

Parker's new 2013 Sustainability Report details how our employees are making a meaningful and positive difference today in product innovation, resource conservation, safety and wellness, and community...
On June 9, 2014

Commemorating 50 Years on the NYSE

Parker’s senior leaders and the Board of Directors celebrated 50 years of growth and innovation since its initial public offering (IPO) at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE). Parker’s Chairman,...
On June 9, 2014

Fortune Honors Parker on its 2014 List of World’s Most Admired Companies

Parker was once again named to Fortune Magazine's "World's Most Admired Companies" list, the definitive annual ranking of corporate reputations. This year Parker improved on its strong performance...
On June 9, 2014

Chainless Challenge: A Hydraulic Bicycle?

In about 2006, those of us who are involved in hydraulics and love it began to worry that students were losing interest in the technology. To better attract bright young students to hydraulics, Parker...
On October 30, 2013