The innovative technologies Parker developed for American Magic in preparation for the 36th America’s Cup helped to push the boundaries of yacht racing, while also laying the foundation for products and systems of the future.
Parker has defined its unique contribution to the world through a new purpose statement: Enabling Engineering Breakthroughs that Lead to a Better Tomorrow. As the global leader in motion and control technologies, Parker plays a pivotal role in applications that have a positive impact on the world.
Engineering Your Success.
Parker Hannifin is a Fortune 250 global leader in motion and control technologies. For more than 100 years the company has engineered the success of its customers in a wide range of diversified industrial and aerospace markets. Parker’s engineering expertise and broad range of core technologies uniquely positions the company to help solve the world’s greatest engineering challenges.
Competing and winning in today's challenging global markets will require Parker to build on the company's strong foundation while setting a new course with strategies to take performance to the next level. Using the new Win Strategy as a guide, Parker is striving to achieve new financial and operational performance targets.
The Win Strategy is built on the established goals of engaged people, premier customer experience, profitable growth and financial performance, and will position Parker to achieve financial performance among its diversified industrial proxy peer companies.
Parker’s culture is reflected in the core values team members aspire to: A Winning Culture, Passionate People, Valued Customers and Engaged Leadership.
Over time, Parker has nurtured a culture which emphasizes a commitment to excellence and integrity and a special concern for its customers’ welfare. Parker’s continued success in serving its customers, suppliers, shareholders and the general public depends upon each individual team member's full commitment.
Parker is committed to providing team members an empowered, results-oriented and values driven work environment that encourages learning and personal growth.
Creativity, innovation and personal accountability are essential elements for improving the effectiveness of Parker. All team members are provided the same respect that they are expected to in turn share with every Parker stakeholder.
Parker understands that an empowered, results-oriented organization excels at engaging highly talented people of different backgrounds and perspectives. Respecting and embracing these differences enhances Parker's position as the world leader in motion and control.
Parker is committed to building a welcoming and inclusive workplace that respects and embraces the unique perspectives of all. Team members from an incredibly diverse range of personal and professional backgrounds leverage their creativity and unique skill sets to solve problems, improve processes and drive Parker forward.
Character defines the legacy of Parker’s history of fair dealings. In order to preserve the company’s reputation and protect its financial strength, Parker depends on the character of all team members to go beyond legal requirements and internal policies. This strength-based approach to culture and leadership, known as Winning With Integrity, frames Parker’s unwavering dedication to the highest standards of integrity and ethical behavior.
Parker has long understood the connection between engaged people, providing a premier customer experience and strong financial performance. The company’s values-driven culture is a distinct competitive advantage, and team members work tirelessly to protect it and use it to achieve sustained, profitable growth.
Parker strives to strengthen communities through the practice of volunteering and charitable giving, which is central to the company’s culture. With many manufacturing facilities located in rural areas, Parker values its long-standing relationships with local organizations and community leaders. Each year Parker team members around the world generously contribute thousands of volunteer hours by serving on the board of directors at non-profit organizations, setting up food drives, working in soup kitchens and finding other meaningful ways to support their communities.
To provide critical support in times of need following a catastrophic event, Parker’s Disaster Relief Program is designed to rapidly distribute funds to team members and their families who have been impacted by a disaster. To strengthen the recovery process throughout an affected region, Parker also established a collaborative program with the American Red Cross through which every dollar donated by a Parker team member is matched by the Parker Hannifin Foundation.
Each year the Parker Hannifin Foundation donates more than $6 million to hundreds of charitable organizations with a focus on communities in need, education, disaster relief and energy and water conservation. Giving includes matching donations made by Parker team members, as well as contributions directly to organizations.
With matching contributions from the Parker Hannifin Foundation, each year Parker team members donate close to $1 million to support dozens of local United Ways across the United States.
With a broad motion and control technology portfolio, engaged teams working across the globe and long-standing customer partnerships, Parker is fortunately positioned to help improve the lives of many and make the world a better place. Addressing these opportunities is more than an ambition, it’s why Parker is in business.
The engineering in Parker products may not be visible, but they can be found on and around virtually everything that moves.
Parker views the world through the lens of a broad range of motion and control technologies, and team members see a vast number of engineering challenges that are yet to be solved and can make a meaningful difference in people's lives.
These very challenges drive Parker people forward, seeking new ways to innovate, combine technologies, collaborate, develop systems and partner with our customers to solve problems. We call it Winovation and by following its path, we not only create limitless growth potential for Parker, we also make significant contributions to our world at large, for our generation and for the generations to come.
Parker is located in 50 countries around the world supporting 100 divisions with 336 manufacturing locations.
Parker's unrivalled industrial distribution network extends to approximately 13,000 locations globally. Through this extensive network of local, independent businesses, Parker brings its products and services to customers in 104 countries. This includes continued penetration of the ParkerStore network of industrial retail outlets, which has more than 3,000 locations around the world.
Parker is comprised of six product groups spanning the core motion technologies - electromechanical, hydraulic and pneumatic - with a full complement of fluid handling, filtration, sealing and shielding, climate control, process control and aerospace technologies.
We are pleased to offer a variety of world class services to 55 countries in 6 continents. Select a region below for contact information.
With more than 13,000 service points, Parker is regarded as having one of the most powerful industrial distribution networks in our industry.
ParkerStores are a global network of independently-owned industrial retail operations with more than 3,000 service points around the world.
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Working with Parker
With an annual spend exceeding $6 billion, Parker is supplying the world with precision-engineered solutions for commercial, mobile, industrial and aerospace markets. Parker partners with suppliers who share the beliefs of premier customer service, maintaining the highest quality standards, on-time delivery and a culture of continuous improvement and views suppliers as partners who will help Parker remain competitive in the marketplace and help achieve growth objectives.
Parker maintains a comprehensive internal control programs to ensure that all exports and reexports occur in compliance with both International and U.S. export regulations.
Seen as the backbone, premier suppliers are central to the success of Parker Aerospace, as the business depends on quality materials and services.
If your company has a contractual relationship with Parker, on behalf of your company and in connection with that contact, you can access specific insurance information.
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Parker's supplier diversity program is committed to expanding the opportunities given to businesses owned, managed and controlled by women, physically challenged, veteran and ethnic minority Americans, as well as small and disadvantaged businesses through the inclusion in the Procurement process. The program also strives to increase the organizations knowledge and awareness of supplier diversity and its significance to Parker's success.
Parker's Supplier Code of Conduct (Code) sets forth minimum requirements and expectations with respect to compliance with laws and acceptable business conduct for Parker’s suppliers.
Arthur L. Parker founded the Parker Appliance Company on March 13, 1917, in a small loft in Cleveland, Ohio, along with his business partner, Carl Klamm. In the early days, the company built pneumatic brake systems for trucks, trains, buses and industrial machinery, as well as leak-free fittings for the pioneers of aviation.
Through staggering setbacks and impressive achievements, Parker solutions have enabled countless technology leaps over the past century.