Parker Hannifin, with annual sales exceeding $6 billion, is one of the world's leading diversified manufacturers of motion and control technologies. The company provides systematic, precision-engineered solutions for a wide variety of commercial, mobile, industrial and aerospace markets. Parker Hannifin s products are vital to virtually everything that moves or requires control, including the manufacture and processing of raw materials, durable goods, infrastructure development and all forms of transport. Parker Hannifin serves 1,200 markets via 8,600 distributors in more than 48 countries. The company has 254 plants, including Benton, Ark., and is an employer of more than 50,000 people.