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 »»
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 4, 2013) – Crown Equipment Corporation, one of the world’s largest material handling companies, recently earned two prestigious awards at international industry events, including a Design for Safety Award at the International Material Handling Exhibition (IMHX) in England and the Best Product for 2013 at LogiMat, the biggest annual intralogistics exhibition in Europe. read more »»
NEW BREMEN, Ohio (February 14, 2013) – Crown Equipment Corporation, one of the world’s largest forklift manufacturers, announced today that its Crown RM 6000 Series reach truck earned the prestigious GOOD DESIGN™ Award from The Chicago Athenaeum: Museum of Architecture and Design and The European Centre for Architecture Art Design and Urban Studies. This marks the third significant design award for the Crown RM 6000 and the 12th GOOD DESIGN™ Award for Crown Equipment. read more »»
Upon winning its seventh consecutive International Design Excellence Award (IDEA) from the Industrial Designers Society of America (IDSA), Crown Equipment shares insights for creating forklifts that improve the way people work.
Crown’s approach to design focuses on advanced ideas for lift truck operator productivity, safety and product lifespan. Its dedication to researching the human to forklift relationship produces forklifts designed with the highest capacities and speeds for the most productivity. read more »»