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Parker Balston Exclusive Western Canada Distributor

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For Release: Immediately                                                  

Parker Hannifin Filtration and Separation Division Appoints Acme Concord Corp. as Western Canada Distributor for Balston Products                   

Haverhill, MA - The Filtration and Separation Division of Parker Hannifin, the leader in motion and control technologies, has announced the appointment of Acme Concord Corp., headquartered in Edmonton, Alberta as its exclusive manufacturer's representative / distributor for Balston branded industrial filtration products for the provinces of AB, BC, SK, MB, YK and NWT.                                                                

Acme Concord will also exclusively handle the Parker TireSaver line of Nitrogen Tire Inflation Systems across all provinces of Canada.            

Acme Concord will be responsible for the functions of sales, marketing, inventory, and other support functions for Parker's Balston products.      

Parker's Balston product offerings include compressed air and gas filters, sample analyzer filters, vacuum pump inlet and exhaust filters, high efficiency liquid filters, natural gas filters, 0.01 membrane filters, filters for hospital applications, steam and sterile air filters for the food industry, compressed air dryers, and industrial nitrogen generation systems.                                                                   

Acme Concord Corp., whose leadership and key employees have 15 yrs specific experience with the Balston product line and are a well known Canadian representative and distributor of industrial filtration, automation and control equipment. Acme Concord also provides a broad range of complementary air, gas and filtration products in addition to the Balston product line. Acme Concord provides coverage throughout the Canadian market not only from their head office in Edmonton, AB but from branch offices located in strategic industrial centers such as Vancouver, BC, Calgary, AB and London, ON. Acme Concord holds associations with many of the best known names in the high technology industries. For more information visit the website                   

With annual sales of $10 billion in fiscal year 2010, 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 55,000 people in 46 countries around the world.  Parker has increased its annual dividends paid to shareholders for 54 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 web site at, or its investor information site at                                 

For additional information please contact Parker Hannifin Corporation, Filtration and Separation Division, 242 Neck Road, Haverhill, MA 01835.  

1-800-343-4048 or 1-978-858-0505.                 

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