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Parker’s motion and control technologies applied to new business unit

Cleveland, OH -- Parker Hannifin Corporation has formed a new Life Sciences Business Unit to enable the development...


Cleveland, OH — Parker Hannifin Corporation has formed a new Life Sciences Business Unit to enable the development of technologies driving next-generation advancements in this fast growing market segment.

The new unit incorporates the full range of Parker motion and control technologies to deliver application-specific engineered solutions, from large- scale to miniature integrated systems such as closed loop electronic pressure control.

The team’s focus is to offer customers value enhancements in collaborative engineering, faster time to market, streamlined design and systems integration.

“Our new Life Sciences Business Unit offers OEMs a single point of access to Parker’s motion and fluid control core competencies,” said Parker president and CEO Don Washkewicz.

As part of Parker’s Automation Group, the new business unit will be based in Hollis, N.H., at the headquarters of the Pneutronics Division. The unit works with customers to develop and manufacture enabling technologies and integrated system solutions including miniature solenoid valves, miniature diaphragm pumps, filtration, seals, high purity gas generators, motion- controllers, stepper and servo motors and robotic positioning equipment. These components and subsystems are critical to the world’s medical technologies and analytical instrumentation.

For more information, visit www.parker.com/lifesciences.