Parker Fluid Control Division Launches New Product-Focused Website


NEW BRITAIN, CT/July 16, 2010 - Parker Fluid Control Division, manufacturers of the Skinner and Gold Ring lines of solenoid valves and the Sinclair Collins line of process control valves, launched a new website - - that eases manufacturer and OEM searches for local distributors of the Division's valve products.

The new website acts as a portal to Parker Fluid Control Division's product web pages including its well-known Sinclair Collins line. Prominently displayed on the site is the Division's portfolio of valve options. Users can select 2-Way, 3-Way, 4-Way, Steam, Cartridge, Sinclair Collins, Angle Body, and Catalogs & Brochures. By clicking onto a valve category, visitors automatically open a new window to a relevant product page with a list of valve choices to consider. The new page offers a simplified approach to locating product options and specifications. also features 13 distributors already stocking and selling Parker Fluid Control's 2-Way and 3-Way valves. Individuals in need of valves can locate a local distributor by state, or click through to a different page for an Advanced Distributor Search.

Distributors shown on the website are currently enrolled in Parker Fluid Control Division's Platinum Program, a co-op marketing and advertising program that offers a wide range of promotional support from the Division including national advertisements, email marketing, customized brochures, direct mail, and web link and site design.

The list of distributors in the Platinum Program include Allen-Orton, AOP Technologies, Applied Engineering, Inc., BW Rogers & Co., Controlco, Fiero Fluid Power, JEM Technical, Kundinger Fluid Power, Linco Measurement, Pearse-Bertram, LLC, Progressive Hydraulics, John Henry Foster, and Westech Fuel Equipment.

With annual sales exceeding $10 billion, Parker Hannifin is the world's leading diversified manufacturer of motion and control technologies and systems, providing precision-engineered solutions for a wide variety of commercial, mobile, industrial and aerospace markets. The company employs more than 57,000 people in 43 countries around the world. Parker has increased its annual dividends paid to shareholders for 52 consecutive years, among the top five longest-running dividend-increase records in the S&P 500 index. For more information, visit the company's web site at, or its investor information site at

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