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2010

Crown Brings New IC Forklift to All-Weather, Heavy-Duty Markets

NEW BREMEN, Ohio (September 14, 2010) — Crown Equipment Corporation unveiled today a Class V Crown C-5 Series pneumatic industrial forklift for heavy-duty and outdoor applications. The Crown C-5 offers 12 percent more low-end torque than the leading competitor, delivers a lifespan up to two times longer resulting in 87 percent less maintenance checks than comparable forklifts, and comes equipped with a 90 percent larger brake pad surface than traditional drum brakes. read more »»

Crown Introduces V-Force Brand V-SCR Battery Charging System

NEW BREMEN, Ohio (September 9, 2010) — Crown Equipment Corporation, one of the world’s leading forklift manufacturers, today announces its new V-Force brand of V-SCR Battery Chargers, a silicon-controlled rectifier battery charger that delivers reliable, controlled power to industrial batteries. The V-Force V-SCR Charger delivers the versatility to work with any industrial battery and provides safe battery charging that extends the battery’s life. read more »»

Crown Unveils Unprecedented List of 20 Electric Forklifts Tested and Qualified to Operate with Fuel Cells

NEW BREMEN, Ohio (August 31, 2010) — Crown Equipment Corporation, one of the world’s leading forklift manufacturers, has qualified 20 of its electric forklift models to operate with various fuel cells. The company now offers 29 qualified combinations of fuel cell packs and trucks. With this accomplishment, Crown has taken a significant step forward for the industry in certifying the performance, efficiency and safety standards of counterbalanced, stockpicker, reach, tow and pallet trucks powered by fuel cells. Many of these forklifts are already in use at customer locations throughout the world. read more »»

Utilization: Going Up

NEW BREMEN, Ohio (August 8, 2010) – As Steelcase, a leading global office furniture manufacturer based in Grand Rapids, Mich., completed integration of several strategic acquisitions within a four-year period, the company found itself with a number of new manufacturing and distribution centers. After a thorough analysis of the new network, Steelcase consolidated a number of its U.S. facilities to streamline operations, increase efficiencies and reduce costs. read more »»

New Crown SR 5000 Heats Up Productivity in Cold Temperatures

NEW BREMEN, Ohio (August 10, 2010 ) — Crown Equipment Corporation, one of the world’s leading forklift manufacturers, today introduced the Crown SR 5000 Series moving-mast reach truck for cold-storage environments. The Crown SR 5000 features a cold store cabin that allows operators to remain productive in harsh environments where temperatures can reach as low as minus 20F. The truck is designed as a perfect fit for food and beverage applications where lift heights up to 450 inches are often required. read more »»

Pallet Truck Designed For Fuel Cell Power Units Incorporates Fuel Cell Controls and Gauges

NEW BREMEN, Ohio (August 3, 2010) — Crown Equipment Corporation, one of the world’s leading forklift manufacturers, today introduced a new version of its Crown PC 4500 Series center control pallet truck designed to accommodate Plug Power GenDrive™ fuel cells. The Crown PC 4500 is the industry’s first pallet truck to be designed specifically for fuel cells in an effort to ensure there is no negative impact on safety, efficiency and performance. read more »»

Crown Earns Another Design Accolade Among World’s Most Recognized Brands

NEW BREMEN, Ohio (June 29, 2010) — Crown Equipment, Apple, Dell, Microsoft, Panasonic and Herman Miller. When it comes to product design excellence, forklift manufacturer Crown Equipment doesn’t take a backseat to anyone. The company – along with some of the world’s most recognized brands – was honored this week by the Industrial Designers Society of America (IDSA) with an International Design Excellence Award (IDEA) for the Crown ESR 5000 Series of narrow-aisle reach trucks used throughout Asia and Europe. read more »»

National Safety Council Recognizes Crown’s Safety Achievements with an OEA Award

NEW BREMEN, Ohio (June 22, 2010) — Crown Equipment Corporation, one of the world’s leading forklift manufacturers, has been presented with a 2010 Occupational Excellence Achievement Award from the National Safety Council. The award recognizes Crown for its safety achievements and implementation of effective safety programs and initiatives. read more »»

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