Parker Hannifin Announces $2.5 Million Gift to the Agricultural & Biological Engineering Program at Purdue University

- Expands access to motion and control technologies for students on campus to gain valuable
hands-on experience


CLEVELAND – February 11, 2020 – Parker Hannifin Corporation (NYSE:PH), the global leader
in motion and control technologies, today announced a gift valued at $2.5 million to Purdue
University to establish the Parker Wing within the university’s new Agricultural & Biological
Engineering facility. The gift will also provide financial support for the installation of upgraded
equipment at a new state-of-the-art Parker Motion and Control Lab.


“Parker is excited to support Purdue University and the remarkable students of the Agricultural
& Biological Engineering program,” said Jennifer Parmentier, President - Motion Systems Group
for Parker. “For the hundreds of students who use the lab each day, this investment will create
exciting research opportunities and provide exposure to modern motion and control
technologies, which will be invaluable as they graduate and begin their careers.”


The gift comes in the form of a $1.5 million donation from The Parker Hannifin Foundation and
$1 million in new equipment for the motion and control lab from Parker’s Motion Systems and
Fluid Connectors Groups. These are being contributed across a five-year period aligned with
the Agricultural & Biological Engineering program’s ongoing expansion and facilities renovation
plans.


“This contribution to establish the new Parker Motion and Control Lab aligns well with our
purpose,” said Andy Ross, President - Fluid Connectors Group for Parker. “Improved access to
innovative products and systems will better position Purdue graduates to deliver engineering
breakthroughs that help make the world a better place.”


Launched in 1993, Parker’s Motion and Control Lab Schools program aims to enhance
engineering education and introduce the company’s technologies to students. The labs
represent a way for Parker to take an active role in the education of young professionals and
signify the important partnership between Parker and partner universities. To date Parker has
committed to a lasting partnership with 11 universities across the United States, each of which
provide excellent engineering programs in a variety of disciplines to prepare future professionals
for success.


“We highly value our long-term relationship with Parker, and greatly appreciate their investment
in our students and in our mission to educate the next generation of engineers,” said Nate
Mosier, Head of the Department of Agricultural & Biological Engineering at Purdue. “These new
teaching laboratories will enable us to provide hands-on experiences with state-of-the-art
technologies to better equip our students for making significant impacts in industry.”


About Parker Hannifin
Parker Hannifin is a Fortune 250 global leader in motion and control technologies. For more
than a century the company has been enabling engineering breakthroughs that lead to a better
tomorrow. Learn more at www.parker.com or @parkerhannifin.
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