Fifth Crown Equipment Facility Achieves Zero Landfill Status

NEW BREMEN, Ohio (June 25, 2015) – Crown Equipment Corporation, one of the world’s largest material handling companies, achieved two significant sustainability milestones at its Minster, Ohio, manufacturing facility: zero landfill status and ISO 14001 certification. Crown expects to divert more than 28,000 pounds – approximately 14 tons – of this facility’s waste from landfills each year because of efforts implemented to earn these achievements. read more »»

Crown Equipment Manufacturing Facility Surpasses One Million Safe Hours

NEW BREMEN, Ohio (June 23, 2015) – The State of North Carolina’s Department of Labor recently honored employees at Crown Equipment Corporation’s Kinston, North Carolina, manufacturing facility for maintaining an incidence rate at least 50 percent below the industry standard within its industrial classification sector and for achieving one million employee hours with no injuries or illnesses. Crown is one of the world’s largest material handling companies. The Kinston location manufactures Crown walkie pallet trucks, walkie pallet stackers, rider pallet trucks and tow tractors. read more »»

Crown Equipment Publishes White Paper Series on Forklift Technology Adoption

NEW BREMEN, Ohio (June 18, 2015) – Crown Equipment Corporation, one of the world’s largest material handling companies, is continuing its efforts to help the industry navigate the potential of new technologies with a three-part white paper series focused on forklift connectivity. Forklift connectivity provides the visibility to manage fleets for greater safety and productivity and is a key building block of the connected warehouse of the future. read more »»

Crown Connectivity Series – Forklift Fleet Management Through Integrated Technology


Crown has been providing forklift connectivity and fleet management solutions since 2005. During that time, we have worked closely with our customers to help them integrate forklift fleet management into their businesses. Through that process we‘ve learned valuable lessons about technology adoption in material handling.

This white paper series captures those lessons to help accelerate forklift fleet management adoption and prepare the industry for more complex technology initiatives.


Part One: Five Goals the Connected Warehouse Can Help You Achieve (PDF)

Part Two: Optimizing the ROI of Forklift Fleet Management Through Phased Implementation (PDF)

Part Three: Four Keys to Unlocking Value from Forklift Connectivity (PDF)

Crown Equipment Celebrates Champions of Forklift Safety

NEW BREMEN, Ohio (June 8, 2015) – Crown Equipment Corporation, one of the world’s largest material handling companies, is participating in this week’s Industrial Truck Association’s (ITA) “National Forklift Safety Day” by celebrating the important role each person associated with the manufacture and operation of a forklift plays in making safety a priority. Utilizing the theme, “I am a champion of safety,” Crown will be distributing safety-based “call-to-action” materials throughout its retail locations and corporate offices noting the role of design, technology, training, and individual responsibility in taking ownership of safe forklift operation. Crown executives will also attend National Forklift Safety Day events in Washington, D.C. read more »»


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Dave Helmstetter
Crown Equipment Corporation
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Aaron Brown
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