Parker Hannifin

Richland, MI 49083


About Parker Hannifin

Our mission is to deliver a wide range of high-quality motion control systems to meet any application need. Designed for easy configuration to make a complete motion system - from miniature precision for life sciences to overhead gantries for the factory floor.

Product Summary

Parker Pneumatic Division offers many solutions for a wide arrange of markets and technologies. Our products and e-tools can help your operations run safer, smoother and more efficient while also reducing downtime. Our Virtual Engineer is an innovative design tool for Parker linear motion applications in automation. Easily size and select the correct type of pneumatic and electric linear actuator, ball screw rodless actuators, belt driven actuators and other electromechanical products to suit your application.


8676 East M-89
Richland, MI 49083
United States

More Info on Parker Hannifin

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Parker Hannifin is a Fortune 250 global leader in motion and control technologies. For more than 100 years Parker 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. Parker Hannifin’s Pneumatic Division specializes in the development of solutions designed to maximize efficiency and productivity across many markets including: factory automation, automotive, packaging, transportation and conveyance. With a robust portfolio of products such as actuators, cylinders, valves and FRL’s, the Pneumatic Division also offers a host of network connectivity and machine safety solutions, all engineered to keep your pneumatic system running smoothly. To learn more, or to schedule a live demo, visit

Products & Press Releases

Linda Caron, Parker Hannifin

Predictive Maintenance With Industrial Networks

Feb. 23, 2019
Predictive maintenance is a topic that is heavily discussed in IIoT forums. However, there is a great deal of confusion as to where and how it applies to industrial networks. ...
Automation Manager 1.4 from Parker-Hannifin expands Parker Automation Controller (PAC) features and functionality.

Programming Environment for Controllers

Nov. 12, 2018
Automation Manager 1.4 from Parker-Hannifin expands Parker Automation Controller (PAC) features and functionality.
Tim Faillo, Parker Hannifin

A Discrete Approach to the Internet of Things

Aug. 2, 2018
Rather than attempting to adapt your facility to IoT all at once, try a project-by-project approach to make the sure the process is more successful and easier to manage.
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Thin-Client HMI

June 30, 2017
The PAC Terminal (PT) from Parker’s Electromechanical and Drives Division works seamlessly with the company’s Parker Automation Controller (PAC).
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An Automation Assessment of ONS

Sept. 6, 2016
Despite automation suppliers representing only about 1 percent of exhibitors at one of the oil and gas industry’s largest events, this year’s ONS could mark a turning point for...
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Air Saver Unit Reduces Compressed Air Consumption

Dec. 31, 2015
The Air Saver Unit from Parker-Hannifin is suitable for use in both new and existing factory floor air nozzle and air guns applications that allow uncontrolled blow-offs.
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Automation Suppliers Ride Out Low Oil Prices

May 11, 2015
Lower attendance at OTC this year reflected the hurt that the oil and gas industry is feeling right now. But companies that can wait it out are taking the opportunity to optimize...
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Parker Hannifin Expands AC30 Series Drives' Power, Functionality

Oct. 9, 2014
Parker Hannifin’s AC30 series of variable frequency drives has been extended to cover the range from 1 HP to 100 HP and is now available with a pulse encoder feedback option. ...
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Parker Hannifin SSD Drives new product

Oct. 7, 2014
The new Parker AC10 Micro Drive is a simple, reliable and economical AC motor speed control for 0.25 HP to 30 HP applications.
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Embedded Cellular Technology Use Grows

Dec. 30, 2013
Shipments of industrial cellular M2M devices reached 760,000 worldwide in 2013, and a new report predicts high-capacity LTE networks will further increase adoption of cellular...

Articles & News

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Network Portal Targets Interoperability

Jan. 15, 2021
With the release of its PCH Portal, Parker Hannifin looks to address industry’s ongoing need to integrate disparate networks and devices with a flexible network portal capable...
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Supplier News

Parker Revolutionizes Machine I/O with Release of New PCH Network Portal

Dec. 7, 2020
Parker Hannifin, the global leader in motion and control technologies, as part of its global focus on factory automation, today announced the release of a revolutionary network...
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Supplier News

Seven Ways to Increase Efficiency with Networked Machine Safety

Feb. 21, 2020
Though safety circuits have traditionally been independent of the network, taking steps to ensure machine safety is essential regardless of how safety circuits are connected. ...

Pneumatic Valves Gain Network Connectivity Functions

Sept. 25, 2019
The P2M Industrial Ethernet node expands the Parker valves network capabilities with integrated diagnostics.
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Configurators Make a Comeback

May 3, 2018
With extended capabilities, online product configurators are helping end users and OEMs specify the technologies they need—from components to robotic systems and control cabinets...
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Productivity Improvements an Unforeseen Benefit of Energy-Saving Pneumatic Valve

Nov. 7, 2016
Parker Hannifin’s Pneumatic Division demonstrated its new Air Saver Unit (ASU) pneumatic valve.
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Rethink SCADA

May 29, 2014
Older SCADA systems were never designed to connect with the number of machines, sensors and other assets that plant managers now want to monitor and control. Now is the time to...
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Understanding High-Speed Motion Control Networks

April 29, 2014
Today’s faster and more complex machines place new demands on motion control, particularly in the area of communication. While rivalries persist among automation vendors over ...
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How Automated Crust Breaking Improves Aluminum Smelting

June 18, 2013
Manual inspections and maintenance are replaced with integrated sensors and closed-loop control to streamline an important process step in the production of aluminum.
Automation World, Evaluating the Control Platform Choice

Evaluating the Control Platform Choice

Faced with an array of control platform options for discrete manufacturing—including PLCs, PACs and PCs—how can end users decide which technology is most suitable?

Videos & Resources

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Virtual engineer takes VR beyond demos

Oct. 30, 2018
Parker Hannifin's online tool for sizing and selection for mechanical actuators has taken to the virtual space.
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Parker Hannifin Combines Motion, Machine and Visualization in Controller

Sept. 29, 2015
Ben Furnish explains the flexibility of the Parker Automation Controller (PAC), which is shown controlling a delta robot at PACK EXPO.
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Real-time plant metrics on display

Dec. 6, 2013
Factory Display is a Parker Hannifin product that makes it possible to display plant metrics in real time. Rich graphic representation is what sets this product apart from comparable...



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