Paper offers six key questions organizations should ask before adopting the technology
NEW BREMEN, Ohio (May 08, 2013) – Crown Equipment Corporation, one of the world’s largest material handling companies, released today a white paper on the state of forklift automation. The paper, which can be downloaded at crown.com, reviews the current state of the technology and outlines the considerations to be addressed prior to adoption. read more »»
04.29.13, In White Papers
Capital equipment budgets are finally returning to pre-2008 levels and many fleets are overdue for an infusion of new trucks. At the same time, the drive to reduce material handling costs persists. In a 2012 Crown Equipment survey of more than 300 material handling professionals, 71 percent named driving down costs as the biggest material handling challenge facing their organization.
Because automation is one of the most powerful weapons the industry has in the battle against costs, and capital equipment budgets may be able to support new projects, many organizations are wondering if now is the right time to make the move to forklift automation. read more »»
NEW BREMEN, Ohio (April 25, 2013) – As more battery-powered forklift users move from conventional charging to opportunity charging, Crown Equipment Corporation, one of the world’s largest materials handling companies, introduced two new models to its V-Force V-HFM (High-Frequency Modular) Series Charger as well as a Battery Monitoring Identification Device (BMID). The enhanced V-HFM Series Charger enables users to take advantage of a versatile charging system offering 93 percent efficiency rates and up to a 15 percent power savings when compared with traditional Ferro and SCR chargers. read more »»
NEW BREMEN, Ohio (April 18, 2013) – Crown Equipment, one of the world’s largest material handling companies, today announced the opening of Crown’s Technology and Training Center at the University of Northwestern Ohio (UNOH). The center, which is fully outfitted with Crown forklifts and service equipment, opened on April 1 with the beginning of the first Forklift Service Technical Training Course. read more »»
NEW BREMEN, Ohio (April 9, 2013) – Crown Equipment, one of the world’s largest material handling companies, today announced the opening of a company-owned branch in Kansas City, Kan. The new 70,000-square-foot facility provides Crown customers in the area with an even closer resource for their material handling product needs, as well as expanded customer service offerings and opportunities for technician and operator training. read more »»