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Second Crown Equipment Facility Earns Highest Honor from Ohio EPA

NEW BREMEN, Ohio (July 29, 2015) – Crown Equipment Corporation, one of the world’s largest material handling companies, today became a two-time recipient of the gold-level award in the Ohio EPA’s Encouraging Environmental Excellence (E3) program. The award recognizes outstanding environmental stewardship at Crown’s electronics assembly plant in New Bremen, Ohio, where Ohio EPA Assistant Director Laura Factor took part in a ceremony today celebrating the achievement. read more »»

Crown Equipment Commemorates Opening of New Engine Plant

NEW BREMEN, Ohio (July 22, 2015) – Crown Equipment Corporation, one of the world’s largest material handling companies, celebrated the opening of its new forklift engine manufacturing plant in Troy, Ohio, with the local chamber of commerce and other local and regional dignitaries. Crown started production of 2.4L LPG engines for its Crown C-5 Series industrial forklifts late last year. The company renovated and revitalized the 165,500-square-foot facility that it purchased in 2012. read more »»

Crown Equipment Opens Southern New England Sales and Service Facility

NEW BREMEN, Ohio (July 10, 2015) – Crown Equipment Corporation, one of the world’s largest material handling companies, recently opened a Crown Lift Trucks sales and service location in southern New England. The facility, located at 12 Commercial Way in East Providence, Rhode Island, was previously occupied by Crellin Handling Equipment Inc. for more than 40 years. An additional facility, located at 6 Viking Road in Webster, Massachusetts, will serve as a satellite location in supporting the southern New England market.

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Crown Equipment Helps Peri & Sons Farms Increase Productivity

NEW BREMEN, Ohio (July 7, 2015) – When Peri & Sons Farms, one of the largest onion-to-seed companies in the world, searched for ways to increase uptime of its forklift fleet, it sought assistance from Crown Equipment Corporation, one of the world’s largest material handling companies. The result of the effort came in the form of 127 hours of additional fleet uptime every week.

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Fifth Crown Equipment Facility Achieves Zero Landfill Status

NEW BREMEN, Ohio (June 25, 2015) – Crown Equipment Corporation, one of the world’s largest material handling companies, achieved two significant sustainability milestones at its Minster, Ohio, manufacturing facility: zero landfill status and ISO 14001 certification. Crown expects to divert more than 28,000 pounds – approximately 14 tons – of this facility’s waste from landfills each year because of efforts implemented to earn these achievements. read more »»

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