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.
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 »»
NEW BREMEN, Ohio (June 23, 2015) – The State of North Carolina’s Department of Labor recently honored employees at Crown Equipment Corporation’s Kinston, North Carolina, manufacturing facility for maintaining an incidence rate at least 50 percent below the industry standard within its industrial classification sector and for achieving one million employee hours with no injuries or illnesses. Crown is one of the world’s largest material handling companies. The Kinston location manufactures Crown walkie pallet trucks, walkie pallet stackers, rider pallet trucks and tow tractors. read more »»
NEW BREMEN, Ohio (June 18, 2015) – Crown Equipment Corporation, one of the world’s largest material handling companies, is continuing its efforts to help the industry navigate the potential of new technologies with a three-part white paper series focused on forklift connectivity. Forklift connectivity provides the visibility to manage fleets for greater safety and productivity and is a key building block of the connected warehouse of the future. read more »»
NEW BREMEN, Ohio (June 8, 2015) – Crown Equipment Corporation, one of the world’s largest material handling companies, is participating in this week’s Industrial Truck Association’s (ITA) “National Forklift Safety Day” by celebrating the important role each person associated with the manufacture and operation of a forklift plays in making safety a priority. Utilizing the theme, “I am a champion of safety,” Crown will be distributing safety-based “call-to-action” materials throughout its retail locations and corporate offices noting the role of design, technology, training, and individual responsibility in taking ownership of safe forklift operation. Crown executives will also attend National Forklift Safety Day events in Washington, D.C. read more »»