2018 marked Parker's strongest year of financial performance in the
company's history (view Annual Report in "Related Posts" at the end
of the blog). Our focus on solving some of the world’s...
On January 15, 2019
Hoover Dam -- one of the most impressive engineering feats of the
20th century – generates hydroelectricity for millions of homes and
businesses across the Southwest, and it’s a constant challenge...
On January 7, 2019
When it comes to the use of sterile gas for product contact
purposes – such as aseptic packaging or product purge applications
– no clear guidelines have been adopted by the dairy industry
On January 4, 2019
As the days get shorter and fall gives way to winter, Jim Bradley
knows it’s time to reach for his trusty socket set and get to work.
The annual Bikes for Kids charity is nearly upon him, and...
On December 19, 2018
Quick couplings allow fluid lines to be quickly and easily
connected and disconnected without the need for tools. Non-spill or
dry break couplings are a specific type of connector designed...
On December 12, 2018
As the brewing industry is becoming more competitive, breweries of
all sizes realize the importance of producing a higher quality
product while keeping an eye on the bottom line at the same time.
On November 20, 2018
Today more and more applications are utilizing “heat reclaim” as a
means of providing a supplementary or even a primary heat source.
Heat reclaim can significantly lower energy costs. Heat reclaim...
On November 14, 2018
Whether train driving is done manually or automatically, human
being remains responsible for safety. Man is increasingly assisted
by automatic means to control and communicate with his machine.
On November 14, 2018
Washing a car effectively takes more than soap and water; it takes
proper equipment. At the heart of the operation is the motor.
Motors actuate brushes, cars, water-hoses and more within a car
On November 14, 2018
Many companies, including those in the food and beverage,
pharmaceutical, cosmetics, manufacturing and electronics
industries, recognize the negative effects on quality created by
oil contact with...
On November 13, 2018
Parker’s Sporlan Division’s team in Mauston, Wisconsin, have
partnered with a local aviation club to help young people learn the
foundations of flight. With about 100 employees, the Mauston
On November 12, 2018
The quick, accurate, and inexpensive measurement of Trihalomethanes
(THMs) creates numerous opportunities to improve the water
treatment process. THM levels can be lowered throughout the
On October 31, 2018
Devastating flooding continues to affect victims of Hurricane
Florence in the Carolinas after the storm dumped an estimated 10
trillion gallons of water across the region. Many roads are...
On October 4, 2018
Ray Clapp, owner of Coast Range Construction, Homer, Alaska, was
searching for a way to increase efficiency on jobsites. In business
for 16 years, Coast Range specializes in setting foundations...
On October 2, 2018
When it comes to gearbox test rigs deployed in the automotive and
aerospace industries, one thing is certain - there is no margin for
failure. A test rig or system that is unreliable or...
On September 24, 2018
With the introduction of ZoomLock Flame-Free Refrigerant Fittings
we have come across many people in the HVACR industry that have
questions about using it. So here we answer the 10 most...
On September 11, 2018
Parker's Fluid Connectors Group (FCG) India recently launched a
Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) High-Performance Team (HPT)
to encourage engagement among team members that extends beyond...
On August 30, 2018
Most people enjoy theme parks as a place to get away from work, but
for those in the hydraulics industry, they are a place to
demonstrate their expertise. Behind many of the rides that make
On August 8, 2018
Condenser coil cleaning is one of those subjects in which there is
much misdirection and misinformation being propagated by some
manufacturers/distributors that has caused unfortunate confusion in
On July 31, 2018
In a European context favouring a unique rail system, the design
and use of trains are becoming increasingly complex. They must
comply with a wide range of specifications and regulations...
On July 25, 2018