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Crown Equipment Powers Up New Forklift Engine Plant

NEW BREMEN, Ohio (October 15, 2014) – Crown Equipment Corporation, one of the world’s largest material handling companies, is continuing its longstanding integrated manufacturing tradition with the production of the 2.4L LPG engine used in its Crown C-5 Series industrial forklifts. The engines are being built in a 165,500-square-foot facility in Troy, Ohio, which Crown purchased in 2012. The operation recently earned the International Organization for Standardization ISO 9001:2008 certification that specifies requirements for a quality management system. read more »»

Crown Equipment Unveils New Forklift Cabins that Challenge Conventional Design

NEW BREMEN, Ohio (September 30, 2014) – Crown Equipment Corporation, one of the world’s largest material handling companies, continues to push the limits of industrial gas forklift design. This time it comes in the form of new hard and soft cabins for the Crown C-5 Series that contain a number of features to help operators gain comfort, greater visibility and improved performance while working in unpredictable environments. read more »»

Crown Completes Encore Performance at 2014 IFOY Awards with QuickPick® Remote

MUNICH (May 21, 2014) – Crown Equipment Corporation, one of the world’s largest material handling companies, earned its second consecutive International Forklift Truck of the Year (IFOY) Award earlier this week at the CeMAT trade fair in Hanover. This year’s award honors Crown’s QuickPick® Remote order-picking technology, which prevailed in the “Warehouse Trucks” category during an IFOY test week in real-world conditions. read more »»

Crown Equipment Introduces a New 4,000-Pound Capacity Walkie Straddle Stacker

NEW BREMEN, Ohio (May 13, 2014) – Crown Equipment Corporation, one of the world’s largest material handling companies, recently expanded the capacity range of its Crown SX 3000 Series stacker. Available in North America and Latin America, the new Crown SX 3000-40 walkie straddle stacker has a maximum load capacity of 4,000 pounds and a maximum lift height of 192 inches. read more »»

Crown Equipment’s QuickPick® Remote Earns iF Design Award

NEW BREMEN, Ohio (April 10, 2014) – Crown Equipment, one of the world’s largest material handling companies, today announced its QuickPick® Remote order-picking technology earned its third international design award for superior design quality, workmanship, ergonomics and innovative functionality. The most recent honor comes from the iF International Forum Design in the “Transportation Design/Special Vehicles” category of its 2014 product design competition. The iF jury has now recognized Crown product design excellence 35 times since 1969. read more »»

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