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The Effects of E-business on Parker Hannifin’s business processes
Background of Parker Hannifin
Parker Hannifin Corporation manufactures fluid power systems, electromechanical
controls, and related components worldwide.
The company’s Industrial segment offers connectors; hydraulic components and
systems for the builders and users of industrial and mobile machinery and equipment;
pneumatic and electromechanical components and systems; static and dynamic sealing
devices; filters, systems, and instruments to monitor and remove contaminants from fuel, air,
oil, water, and other fluids and gases; and critical flow components for process
instrumentation, healthcare, and ultra-high-purity applications. This segment sells its products
primarily to original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and replacement markets in various
manufacturing and processing industries.
Its Aerospace segment provides hydraulic, fuel, and pneumatic systems and
components used for commercial and military airframe and engine programs. It also
manufactures a range of fluid conveyance systems, fluid metering, delivery and atomization
devices, and inert gas generating systems, as well as connectors, hoses, fittings, tube fittings,
and quick disconnects, which control, transmit, and contain fluid for aircraft applications.
This segment markets its products primarily to OEMs in the commercial, military, and
general aviation markets, as well as to end users for maintenance, repair, and overhaul.
The company’s Climate and Industrial Controls segment offers systems and
components for use primarily in the mobile and stationary refrigeration, and air conditioning
industry; and in fluid control applications in a range of industries, including processing, fuel
dispensing, beverage dispensing, and mobile emissions. This segment sells its products to