The history of our great company is an interesting account of the transformation of technology over a period of nearly 100 years. Founded in 1918, the evolution of the Parker Appliance Company into Parker Hannifin Corporation illustrates a legacy of innovation. We believe our future growth is assured by honoring Parker’s tradition of excellence.
Witness Parker's history unfold over a period of nearly 100 years in this video.
“Invention comes from keeping your ears perked and your eyes open.” - Patrick S. Parker, Former Chairman Emeritus
Parker History Timeline
Click on the image above to launch Parker's interactive timeline that traces the events of its rich history.