Parker Hannifin acquires Abex NWL, international aerospace components manufacturer.CLEVELAND--(BUSINESS WIRE)--April 15, 1996--Completing an acquisition announced in January, Parker Hannifin Parker Hannifin Corporation (originally Parker Appliance Company) NYSE: PH, of Cleveland, Ohio, is a manufacturer of motion and control technologies. Founded in 1924, the company has been publicly traded on the NYSE since December 9, 1964. Corporation today purchased the aerospace assets of the Abex NWL NWL Newell Rubbermaid, Inc. (stock symbol)
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Abex recorded sales of approximately $200 million in calendar year 1995. With 1,290 employees worldwide, Abex has headquarters and manufacturing operations Manufacturing operations concern the operation of a facility, as opposed to maintenance, supply and distribution, health, and safety, emergency response, human resources, security, information technology and other infrastructural support organizations. in Kalamazoo, Mich.; and plants in Dublin, Ga.; Beaufort, S.C.; Mainz-Kastel, Germany; and Yokohama, Japan.
Parker Hannifin is a $3.21 billion worldwide producer of motion-control components and systems for a wide range of industrial, automotive and aerospace markets.
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