Motion and control technology company Parker Hannifin has said that it is helping with front-line effort to combat the spread of coronavirus and support its treatment globally.

In response to the coronavirus outbreak, the company is stepping up to deliver technologies used in ventilators to treat those who are sick; engine filters and transmission components for heavy-duty trucks, and other technologies essential to people’s lives.

“We recognise we have unique responsibilities in the face of this pandemic,” said Tom Williams, Chairman and CEO of Parker Hannifin.

“At Parker there is a shared understanding that nothing is more important than protecting the health and safety of our team members, our families and the communities we call home.”

“We have taken early and aggressive action to help prevent the spread of the virus in our workplaces.”

“At the same time, we are appropriately addressing the ongoing needs of our business so that we may continue to provide the technologies that are so vital to our world.”

“Our dedicated sales and customer experience teams are leveraging digital collaboration platforms to ensure we are providing our valued customers, distributors and other partners with the same level of accessibility and exceptional support they have come to expect.”