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Parker Receives Good Scout Award for Commitment to the Community and Scouting Values

April 11, 2008

CLEVELAND, April 11, 2008 /PRNewswire via COMTEX News Network/ -- Parker Hannifin (NYSE: PH), the global leader in motion and control technology, today was presented the Good Scout Award by the Greater Cleveland Council of the Boy Scouts of America.

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The Good Scout award highlights the strong commitment made to the Greater Cleveland community by a local corporation or individual. Parker's Lee Banks, Senior Vice President and Operating Officer and John Dedinsky, Vice President- Global Supply Chain & Procurement accepted the award on behalf of the company. Banks noted that Parker was honored to be recognized in association with the Greater Cleveland Council's effort to instill Scouting's values. Youthful members of the more than 20,000 scouting families served by the Council include hundreds of scouts who are Parker employee family members in Cuyahoga and northern Summit counties. More than sixty Parker executives and employees attended the luncheon.

The annual luncheon event, held this year before some 600 members of Cleveland's business community in the Grand Ballroom of the Renaissance Cleveland Hotel, raises funds for the Greater Cleveland Council of the Boy Scouts of America. Parker annually supports charitable, civic and educational organizations in Cleveland and throughout the local communities in 43 countries where it has operations.

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 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 http://www.parker.com , or its investor information site at http://www.phstock.com .

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