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The advantages of Encore® electric lift trucks vs. used forklifts

The financial appeal of adding used lift trucks to your fleet is obvious, but what about the potential risks? Unknown service histories and superficial restorations can easily turn into downtime and workflow interruptions, which can quickly eliminate what appeared to be initial savings. But not with Crown Encore electric lift trucks. read more »»

Crown Equipment Recognizes Exceptional Distributors in Latin America

NEW BREMEN, Ohio (May 14, 2019) – Crown Equipment Corporation, one of the world’s largest material handling companies, recently honored its top-performing distributors in Latin America and the Caribbean. Five distributors earned Ascent Awards for delivering outstanding sales and service performance results in 2018. read more »»

Crown Equipment Counterbalance Stacker Performs the Tasks of Multiple Lift Trucks

NEW BREMEN, Ohio (April 23, 2019) – Crown Equipment Corporation, one of the world’s largest material handling companies, today introduced the Crown SHC 5500 Series counterbalance stacker to offer customers flexibility and durability for safe, efficient handling of loads weighing up to 4,000 pounds.

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Crown Equipment Unveils Integrated Lithium-Ion Energy Storage System for Forklifts

NEW BREMEN, Ohio (March 19, 2019) – Crown Equipment Corporation, one of the world’s largest material handling companies, today introduced the V-Force® Lithium-Ion Energy Storage System (ESS) for customers utilizing alternative energy-powered forklifts to achieve lower operational costs and enhance productivity and efficiency. Initially available for the Crown WP Series pallet truck, the V-Force Lithium-Ion ESS will be available for Crown’s complete line of forklifts in 2019. read more »»

Having the right forklift for the job increases productivity at Lodge Manufacturing

Lodge Manufacturing is a manufacturer of cast iron cookware in continuous operation for more than 120 years. The company’s products are shipped worldwide and sold through big box stores, hardware stores, specialty retail outlets and through online e-commerce. For many years, the original Lodge foundry and a 40,000 square foot warehouse and distribution center kept pace with demand, but in the mid-1990’s business began to increase dramatically. A foundry expansion, followed by construction of a second foundry and a new 212,000 square foot distribution center, provided the capacity the company needed but there were many critical decisions to make in configuring the new DC.

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Crown Wave® Work Assist Vehicle® Celebrates 20th Anniversary

NEW BREMEN, Ohio (November 27, 2018) — Twenty years have passed since Crown Equipment Corporation, one of the world’s largest material handling companies, launched its Wave Work Assist Vehicle, designed to bring safety and flexibility to applications where ladders, scaffolding and work platforms are typically used to access high places, such as those found in retail, manufacturing and small parts warehouse settings. read more »»

Sixth Crown Equipment Facility Achieves Zero Landfill Status

NEW BREMEN, Ohio (October 16, 2018) – Crown Equipment Corporation, one of the world’s largest material handling companies, added another location to its growing roster of zero landfill status facilities. The company’s manufacturing facility in Troy, Ohio, earned the status as a result of employee efforts at the location. read more »»

Ryder Material Handling Formally Adopts Crown Lift Trucks Brand in Canada

NEW BREMEN, Ohio (Sept. 4, 2018) – Crown Equipment Corporation, one of the world’s largest material handling companies, announced today that Ryder Material Handling is now doing business throughout the Canadian provinces of Ontario and Quebec as Crown Lift Trucks. J.H. Ryder had served as an authorized Crown dealer for decades before formally becoming part of the Crown Lift Trucks organization in 2014. Since that time, the company had operated as Ryder Material Handling, part of Crown Lift Trucks. read more »»

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