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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 »»

Crown Equipment Opens New Sales and Service Locations in South Carolina

NEW BREMEN, Ohio (September 4, 2018) – Crown Equipment Corporation, one of the world’s largest material handling companies, has opened three new sales and service locations to support growing material handling needs throughout South Carolina. read more »»

Crown helps Universal Pure maximize forklift uptime and ROI

Founded in 2001, Universal Pure provides high pressure processing and cold storage solutions for food and beverage manufacturers and other grocery and retail customers across the United States. At its busy Lincoln, NE facility, Universal Pure is responsible for 47,000 chilled and frozen pallet positions totaling more than 670,000 square feet of warehouse space. read more »»

Crown Equipment Opens New, Larger Sales and Service Center in Michigan

NEW BREMEN, Ohio (July 17, 2018) – Crown Equipment Corporation, one of the world’s largest material handling companies, today announced the opening of a new sales and service location near Grand Rapids, Michigan. The new, expanded facility will replace the previous location to help the company meet growing customer needs in Grand Rapids and throughout western Michigan. read more »»

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