Profitable Growth

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

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

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

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

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

New O-Ring eHandbook Provides a Premier User Experience

Parker Hannifin Corporation is launching a new, interactive digital reference guide to enhance and broaden the customer reach of the existing Parker O-Ring Handbook. For more than 50 years, the...
On October 20, 2015

Polymer Innovation Center Opening

Parker is celebrating the opening of our Polymer Innovation Center at Parflex Division in Ravenna, Ohio USA, our leading thermoplastic and fluoropolymer hose, tubing and accessories operation;...
On October 2, 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