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Case Study: Pumping Up Forklift Operator Visibility

NEW BREMEN, Ohio (October 31, 2011) – Peerless Pump wanted to improve visibility for its forklift operators. What the company got was improved visibility for its operators, as well as improved visibility into its entire operation.

Based in Indianapolis, Ind., Peerless Pump Company is one of the largest manufacturers of centrifugal pumps and systems for liquid applications. Formed in 1923, the company specializes in the design, manufacturing and servicing of various types of large built-to-order and engineered-to-order centrifugal pumps for various industries and applications, including municipal, agricultural, industrial and fire protection. read more »»

Planned Maintenance Program Spells ROI for Cara Donna

NEW BREMEN, Ohio (September 20, 2010) – When the Cara Donna Provisions Company (Cara Donna) started operations in 1945, the movement of goods was largely represented by the company founder riding the trolley into town to deliver product. Sixty-five years later, the movement of goods may be best illustrated by the Crown Equipment forklifts humming through two warehouses with pallet loads of Italian deli meats, cheeses and related provisions. It’s a carefully orchestrated operation built on speed, precision and productivity – all of which are maintained through a commitment to planned maintenance of the forklifts. read more »»

Utilization: Going Up

NEW BREMEN, Ohio (August 8, 2010) – As Steelcase, a leading global office furniture manufacturer based in Grand Rapids, Mich., completed integration of several strategic acquisitions within a four-year period, the company found itself with a number of new manufacturing and distribution centers. After a thorough analysis of the new network, Steelcase consolidated a number of its U.S. facilities to streamline operations, increase efficiencies and reduce costs. read more »»

Fleet Management System Catalyst for Safety and Efficiency Advancements at MBM

NEW BREMEN, Ohio (October 10, 2007) — MBM Corporation, a leader in food distribution, wanted to improve efficiencies with its lift truck fleet. InfoLink®, Crown Equipment Corporation’s wireless fleet management system, provided MBM with the benchmarks it needed to change. read more »»

Tag…You’re It

NEW BREMEN, Ohio (March 5, 2007) —  An inventory control system implemented by Crown Equipment Corporation’s New Bremen, Ohio (USA) manufacturing operations has attracted considerable trade media attention for its ‘cutting edge’ approach. So far, stories on Crown’s innovative use of RFID (Radio Frequency Identification) to manage indirect materials has appeared in Industry Week, RFID Journal, Manufacturing Business Technology, Production Technology News, Production Machining, Reliable Plant and American Machinist. read more »»

Productivity, Efficiency Is Brewing In The Warehouse

NEW BREMEN, Ohio (November 28, 2006) – For millions of Americans a morning cup of java provides that extra boost to begin their day. Their love of coffee has also energized S&D Coffee, a longtime family-owned, commercial-market coffee producer. read more »»

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