Innovation & Technology
A Legacy Fueled by Fostering Talent
The statistics are telling: the average lifespan of leading U.S. companies on the S&P 500 Index has decreased by more than 50 years in the last century, from an average of 67 years in the 1920s, to...
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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...
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2016 Sustainability Report Demonstrates Local Impact of Global Commitment to Responsible Operations
Parker’s 2016 Sustainability Report is now available, showcasing team member-driven initiatives which are helping to strengthen communities, conserve resources and make a positive environmental impact...
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Diesel Bug and How to Avoid It: Tips for Diesel Boat Owners
Diesel bug has become a concern for many boat owners in recent years.  The condition occurs when a mixture of bacteria, algae and mould contaminates the storage tank and then breeds - creating a...
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How the Rail Industry Can Benefit from Additive Manufacturing | 3D Printing
Rail engineers can face significant challenges in defining components for space-restricted applications and managing the overall weight of a solution. Where conventional manufacturing machines such as...
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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...
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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)....
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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