In today’s medical device industry, there is strong demand for
smaller, sleeker designs and speed to the market with the newest
breakthrough products. Engineers designing respiratory equipment,
Not long ago in hospitals and other critical care facilities, you
were greeted with a large, ominous warning sign the moment you
walked through the entrance doors to refrain from cell phone use
Market globalization, increased regulatory requirements, more
educated consumers, and today’s cultural demand for immediate
results and satisfaction are fueling the whirlwind pace of
Research over recent decades shows diversity and inclusion are
competitive differentiators, beneficial to businesses over time. A
2018 diversity study from McKinsey & Company highlights that,
Modern industry needs far more from its suppliers than
straightforward product sales. Today’s industrial component and
system providers must support their customers with accessible and
Corrosion management and prevention is a critical factor in many
industrial settings. Left untreated, corrosion can put
infrastructure, safety and business performance at risk – with
In today’s competitive business environment, every company faces a
major challenge: how best to attract, and keep, tomorrow’s leaders.
Parker is staying a step ahead, by investing in an early...
Liquid valves are a critical component in the next generation of
analytical equipment used for clinical diagnostics, analytical
chemistry, environmental monitoring, agent detection, and other
Valve technology has come a long way with many available features.
Gas and liquid multimedia valves that are used in chemical analysis
such as Gas Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry (GC-MS) and
Equipment in the field, including mining and construction, is
subject to any number of conditions, from pouring rain to damaging
winds, but dust is one factor that could be more damaging than...
Industrial Ethernet (IE) is growing at a startling rate. In fact,
the latest estimates put the annual growth at a staggering 22
percent, which means some 52 percent of the connectivity
market is now...
The collective term Industry 4.0 refers to the fourth industrial
revolution, typically described as the computerization of
manufacturing—or in other words, the merging of traditional
The arguments advocating more automation in our factories and
process plants are gaining momentum and translating into a
revolution in production environments. Parker designs
automated linear motion...
When it comes to linear actuators, selecting the right drive
technology can be a precise balancing act as there is no ‘one size
fits all’ solution. Due to the breadth of applications – from
As a concept, right-sizing is inherently linked to smart machine
design, which brings about rewards such as optimised space,
considerable savings on components and installation, inherent
Often nicknamed manufacturing’s fourth utility alongside
electricity, gas and water, compressed air is used in over 90% of
the world’s manufacturing facilities. As with the other utilities,
it is a...
Safety is of utmost concern when it comes to hydraulic systems,
including the selection process, maintaining and replacing hoses.
Hydraulic hoses are going to a cylinder that distributes power. So,
There are numerous issues associated with modern welded pipes, not
least those concerning accuracy, reliability and cost. As a result,
moving to a weld-free piping solution presents many...
One of the most import medical devices created in the last
century is the ventilator. The ventilator is critical for patients
who cannot breathe on their own due to medical procedures or
The global oil and gas industry is a highly competitive market in
which companies must be willing to adopt cutting-edge technologies
to get the most out of oil reserves, keep their operations...