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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 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.


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 »»

The right combination of forklifts and technology increase productivity and efficiency in nine-level racking

Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits (SGWS) is a family owned and operated supplier and distributor of alcoholic beverages. Starting from a small bottling operation in Texas in 1909, the company has expanded to a team of over 20,000 employees, distributing more than 150 million cases of wine and spirits annually across 44 U.S. markets, the District of Columbia, Canada and the Caribbean. The company continues to grow, expanding its Lakeland, FL distribution center from 800,000 to 1.2 million square feet to meet growing customer demand.


Crown Equipment Opens New Sales and Service Center in Nevada

NEW BREMEN, Ohio (March 5, 2019) – Crown Equipment Corporation, one of the world’s largest material handling companies, today announced the opening of a new sales and service location in Reno, Nevada. The facility, located at 895 East Patriot Boulevard, Building A, Suite 107, provides customers with convenient access to the material handling technology and equipment they need to keep products moving and supply chains operational. 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.


Crown Equipment Expands IC Forklift Line for Heavy-Duty Applications

NEW BREMEN, Ohio (January 22, 2019) – Crown Equipment Corporation, one of the world’s largest material handling companies, today announced an expansion of its internal combustion (IC) line of counterbalance forklifts designed for heavy-duty applications with the introduction of the Crown C-G Series and C-D Series. The company’s pneumatic tire IC forklift is now available with capacities up to 20,000 pounds. read more »»

Sharing Twitter poll findings about safety with you

Customer feedback has always been an essential part of Crown’s business model as we look to develop new services, products and technology to meet customer needs. Social media has become a key tool not only for soliciting customer feedback, but for sharing information with customers and the industry as a whole. It allows us to collect and dispense information more quickly nearly any other form of communication. read more »»



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