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Crown Equipment Expands Presence in Spain with New Barcelona Office

MUNICH (April 7, 2014) – Crown Equipment, one of the world’s largest material handling companies, opened a new branch office in Barcelona, capital of Catalonia in Spain. During the last few years, Crown has been steadily developing the company’s share of the Spanish market, opening a company-owned retail facility in Valencia in 2011 and a dedicated Spanish head office in Madrid in late 2012.

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Crown Equipment Earns Recognition as Top Software and Technology Provider

NEW BREMEN, Ohio (January 23, 2014) – Crown Equipment Corporation, one of the world’s largest material handling companies, recently earned a spot on the FL100, an annual list of top software and technology providers compiled by Food Logistics. The 2013 FL100 appears in the November/December issue of Food Logistics, which is an industry trade publication focused on the food and beverage supply chain.

Magazine editors recognized the Crown InsiteTM Productivity Suite, a set of forklift fleet and operator management products designed to support better decision-making and improved productivity.  InfoLink® and  FleetSTATS®, which are part of the Crown Insite Productivity Suite, help customers gain control of costs and identify opportunities to improve fleet performance. read more »»

Crown Continues with Investments in Europe to Support Future Growth

Munich (December 4, 2013) – Crown, one of the world’s largest material handling companies, is expanding its activities in Germany with three new investments intended to enhance customer service throughout Europe.

“Although the world market for forklifts declined slightly in 2012, we were able to further expand our business in the EMEA region. This can be attributed to the fact that in the continuing difficult economic situation, customers are constantly looking for ways to cut costs,” said Ken Dufford, vice president Europe, Crown. read more »»

Crown Equipment Earns Awards for Global Sustainability Initiatives

NEW BREMEN, Ohio (August 27, 2013) – Crown Equipment Corporation, one of the world’s largest material handling companies, today announced that it has earned three sustainability awards from industry-leading publications within the past year. The awards recognize Crown for its global efforts to minimize waste, manage energy use and maximize product and facility lifespan. read more »»

Crown Equipment to Address Iron and Steel Technology Professionals at Annual Safety and Health Conference

NEW BREMEN, Ohio (August 20, 2013) – Crown Equipment Corporation, one of the world’s largest material handling companies, today announced that Jim Gaskell, director of global Crown Insite™ products, will speak at the Association for Iron and Steel Technology’s Safety and Health Conference in Atlanta on September 11.

Gaskell’s presentation, “Improving Operator OSHA Compliance and Safety with the Use of Technology,” will feature practical examples of how companies are using advanced technology to better manage their operations and assets. Forklifts equipped with advanced technology, such as Crown’s Insite Productivity Suite, can help reduce workplace injuries and increase operator accountability. read more »»

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Dave Helmstetter
Crown Equipment Corporation
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Fahlgren Mortine Public Relations
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