CLEVELAND (Oct. 12) — Parker Hannifin Corp. has been ranked in the top 15 percent of InformationWeek magazine´s prestigious list of the top 500 innovative information technology companies in the U.S., the company announced.
Parker this year was included on the list for the 11th year in a row.
The annual InformationWeek 500 survey identifies companies that demonstrate patterns of technological, procedural and organizational innovation through the use of information technology. The survey examines core areas of operations including information technology budgets, technology deployment, e-business, customer knowledge and infrastructure, and recognizes those business and technology strategies that improve the customer service experience, Parker said.
"We are pleased to be recognized once again for our commitment to using information technology to drive premier customer service, profitable growth and financial performance at Parker," said William Eline, company vice president and chief information officer. "We will continue to manage our information technology investments to best meet the needs of the entire range of Parker stakeholders — customers, distributors, suppliers, employees and investors."
Parker´s rubber and elastomeric products include insulators, seals, gaskets, O-rings, spacers and washers, bushings, conductive extrusions, custom molded rubber shapes, hose products, and molded assemblies.