2013

Crown Equipment Introduces 2,500-Pound Capacity Straddle Stacker

NEW BREMEN, Ohio (December 10, 2013) – Crown Equipment Corporation, one of the world’s largest material handling companies, today introduced the Crown ST 3000-25 Series walkie straddle stacker capable of handling up to 2,500 pounds and working in environments with tight spaces, such as grocery and retail. The Crown ST 3000-25 is available in North America and South America. read more »»

Crown Continues with Investments in Europe to Support Future Growth

Munich (December 4, 2013) – Crown, one of the world’s largest material handling companies, is expanding its activities in Germany with three new investments intended to enhance customer service throughout Europe.

“Although the world market for forklifts declined slightly in 2012, we were able to further expand our business in the EMEA region. This can be attributed to the fact that in the continuing difficult economic situation, customers are constantly looking for ways to cut costs,” said Ken Dufford, vice president Europe, Crown. read more »»

Crown Equipment Moves its InfoLink® System to the Cloud to Offer Customers Flexibility and New Fleet and Operator Management Capabilities

NEW BREMEN, Ohio (October 22, 2013) – In an effort to provide customers further flexibility and capabilities for managing their forklift fleet and operators, Crown Equipment Corporation, one of the world’s largest material handling companies, today announced its Crown InfoLink® fleet management system is evolving to a hosted solution that will allow the software to be easily scaled as customer fleet management needs grow and mature.

Crown InfoLink is a wireless forklift fleet and operator management system that delivers actionable data to help warehouse managers maximize productivity. Hosted by Crown, InfoLink now provides a flexible approach to fleet and operator management by offering a two-tier platform that aligns with customer needs and challenges, and provides multiple paths to forklift fleet optimization depending upon organizational priorities and budgets. read more »»

Crown Equipment Earns Awards for Global Sustainability Initiatives

NEW BREMEN, Ohio (August 27, 2013) – Crown Equipment Corporation, one of the world’s largest material handling companies, today announced that it has earned three sustainability awards from industry-leading publications within the past year. The awards recognize Crown for its global efforts to minimize waste, manage energy use and maximize product and facility lifespan. read more »»

Crown Equipment to Address Iron and Steel Technology Professionals at Annual Safety and Health Conference

NEW BREMEN, Ohio (August 20, 2013) – Crown Equipment Corporation, one of the world’s largest material handling companies, today announced that Jim Gaskell, director of global Crown Insite™ products, will speak at the Association for Iron and Steel Technology’s Safety and Health Conference in Atlanta on September 11.

Gaskell’s presentation, “Improving Operator OSHA Compliance and Safety with the Use of Technology,” will feature practical examples of how companies are using advanced technology to better manage their operations and assets. Forklifts equipped with advanced technology, such as Crown’s Insite Productivity Suite, can help reduce workplace injuries and increase operator accountability. read more »»

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