Parker Hannifin Corporation, the global leader in motion and control technologies, acknowledged that the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) has filed a complaint regarding Parkerís U.S. qualified aviation ground fuel filtration business in connection with Parkerís acquisition of CLARCOR, Inc. The estimated combined annual revenue attributable to Parkerís and CLARCORís U.S. qualified aviation ground fuel filtration elements under inquiry is less than $20 million.
Parkerís acquisition of CLARCOR Inc. was announced on December 1, 2016 and closed on February 28, 2017. The customary waiting period applicable to the requisite transaction filing under the HartĖScottĖRodino (HSR) Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976, expired on January 17, 2017. The Company noted that no second request for information was made prior to the expiration of the customary waiting period. Parker has cooperated fully with the DOJ throughout this process and has been working diligently to respond to their post-closing inquiry. Parker is now reviewing the complaint and looks forward to the ultimate resolution of this matter.