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2009

More Than Meets the Eye: Crown RR 5700 Reach Truck Attains New Levels of Productivity

The Crown RR 5700 is the industry’s newest and most technologically advanced reach truck intended to deliver greater material handling productivity, efficiency and safety. Specifically engineered for the unique challenges of a narrow-aisle warehouse environment, the Crown RR 5700 features an exclusive traction control system, enhanced execution of load-handling functions, and the industry’s fastest lift and travel speeds among other reach trucks. read more »»

Crown Recognizes Top-Performing Branches and Dealers

NEW BREMEN, Ohio (May 6, 2009) – Crown Equipment, one of the world’s leading lift truck manufacturers, today announced the winners of its annual Summit Awards recognition program that honors Crown’s top manufacturer-owned branches and independent dealers for excellence in sales and customer satisfaction. This year, 12 winners were chosen from Crown’s nationwide network of more than 100 branches and dealers. read more »»

Ohio’s Third Frontier Program Continues Investment in Application of Emerging Technology

NEW BREMEN, Ohio (April 30, 3009) – Crown Equipment, one of the world’s leading lift truck manufacturers, earned a $1 million grant this week to continue its industry-leading research, testing and application of fuel cell technology in lift trucks. The State of Ohio, through its Third Frontier Fuel Cell Program, awarded the grant to continue Crown’s investigation, modeling and testing of fuel cell-powered lift trucks. read more »»

Crown GPC 3000 Wins International Design Award

NEW BREMEN, Ohio (March 30, 2009) – For the fifth time in as many years, one of Crown Equipment Corporation’s forklifts has been honored with the prestigious GOOD DESIGN™ Award. The award’s sponsor, The Chicago Athenaeum: Museum of Architecture and Design, recognized the Crown GPC 3000 Series order picker for its superior operator comfort and visibility, as well as its contribution to warehouse efficiency. read more »»

Crown PC 4500 Series with Electronic Power Steering Increases Operator Productivity

 
NEW BREMEN, Ohio (January 27, 2009) — Have you ever driven a car that doesn’t have power steering? Making a turn is physically demanding and parallel parking leaves you feeling like you’ve just finished a workout. That’s how operators of center control pallet trucks with manual steering feel at the end of a shift. But now, with its new PC 4500 Series, Crown Equipment Corporation brings the benefits of power steering from the road to the warehouse. read more »»

Governor Acknowledges Crown’s Sustainability Efforts

NEW BREMEN, Ohio (Jan. 27, 2009) – Crown Equipment Corporation’s efforts to reduce waste in its forklift manufacturing operations have earned the company the Ohio Governor’s Award for Outstanding Achievement in Environmental Stewardship. During a ceremony at the Ohio Statehouse, Governor Ted Strickland and representatives from Ohio’s Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recognized Crown’s commitment to minimizing waste, managing energy consumption and maximizing lifespan. read more »»

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