Customized Fittings Eliminate Downtime

Fort Worth, TX , October 19, 2007,-PARKER PAGE International, Designer and Manufacturer of Custom Fluoropolymer Hose Products, now offers Custom Designed Fittings. Customized Fittings can be produced with special grooves, threads or other modifications that enhance the fittings compatibility to the application. For example, combination hose fittings and flanges were created with location pins or notches making an assembly unique to assure that assemblies were not used interchangeably on customer's different models of equipment. Coatings of PVDF or FEP have been applied to stock fittings to aid in food processing, eliminating downtime from build up on normal materials saving customer product, time and dollars.

PARKER PAGE custom designed fittings are available in carbon steel, stainless steel and special alloys, such as Monel® or Hastelloy® or Iconel(TM) are available. Sizes range from 1/8" up to 4". For more information, please email

With annual sales exceeding $9 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 51 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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