Parker Motor Powers Brammo New Electric Race Bike

Rohnert Park, CA - Parker's Electromechanical Automaton Division, a leading supplier of motion control technology, is proud to announce that its MPP series traction motor powers an all-electric motorcycle built by Brammo Inc., a 100% clean-technology company. The bike is built for speed and was recently unveiled at the Red Bull US Grand Prix at the Mazda Raceway in Laguna Seca, Calif., where a major race took place as part of the
FIM e-power race series. It was the perfect venue to display the bike's sleek lines and spark the interest of competitors and enthusiasts alike as they wait in anticipation for the next race in the series.

Parker Hannifin has released the Isys Micro, a centralised plug-in valve system that simplifies the building of compact pneumatic systems.

The Isys Micro allows users to choose from various installation configurations, communication protocols and override systems.

Isys Micro valve system

Isys Micro valve system

The new plug-in valve island features a robust metal sub-base onto which up to four valves can be fitted.

Eight wind turbines from Proven Energy will withstand temperatures of -60C and winds of over 90m/s, at the Princess Elisabeth Station in Antarctica.

The Princess Elisabeth Station is to be officially inaugurated in Antarctica on February 15th, 2009.

6kW turbines on Eigg Island

6kW turbines on Eigg Island

This station is the only polar base operating entirely on renewable energies.

It marks a major change, as most stations rely on diesel generators - because no wind turbines, until now, were thought to be robust enough for such extreme conditions.

Parker Hannifin Acquires Origa Group

Expanding its European Presence in Pneumatic Technologies

CLEVELAND - October 1, 2008 - Parker Hannifin Corporation (NYSE: PH), the global leader in motion and control technologies, today announced that it has acquired Hoerbiger-Origa Holding AG (Origa Group) from Hoerbiger Holding AG of Zug, Switzerland.