Applied Industrial Technologies, Cleveland, expanded its strategic relationship with Parker Hannifin Corp.'s Automation and Climate and Industrial Controls Groups.

Applied will nationally distribute Parker-branded pneumatic air valves, FRLs, accessories, vacuum products, grippers and slides, as well as Schrader Bellows branded actuators and IPS structural framing products to its MRO and OEM customers. Parker has been a key supplier to Applied for nearly 20 years, and Applied is the only distributor to receive national authorization from Parker's Automation Group.