Rohnert Park, CA, April 29, 2013 - Parker's Electromechanical Automation Division, a global leader in motion and control technologies, is proud to announce the launch of a new website dedicated to our efforts in the racing market. Parker.com/racing highlights our partnership with Brammo, makers of all-electric racing bikes, for which Parker supplies the PMAC motor (Parker's GVM).
Parker has also created a video that showcases how the GVM has helped Brammo take the checkered flag in motorcycle competitions; the motor is also now part of their production bike. The video is live on YouTube: www.youtube.com/watch?v=tJwnwpcG25g
"We've created a portal to all things Parker racing," said Jay Schultz, Industry Market Manager at Parker Hannifin. "Visitors will be able to follow Shelina Moreda, Eric Bostrom and Steve Atlas all season long-starting this weekend at Sonoma Raceway. Parker will be posting pictures, race results and more. Really fun stuff."
About Parker Hannifin
With annual sales exceeding $13 billion in fiscal year 2012, 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 mobile, industrial and aerospace markets. The company employs approximately 60,000 people in 48 countries around the world. Parker has increased its annual dividends paid to shareholders for 56 consecutive fiscal years, among the top five longest-running dividend-increase records in the S&P 500 index. For more information, visit the company's website at www.parker.com or its investor information website at www.phstock.com.