G&H Diversified Manufacturing started as a small tool and die shop in Houston, TX but has since grown into one of the region’s leading contract manufacturers, providing engineered component and assembly solutions to a wide array of industries. G&H provides services for their customers, such as precision machining, fabrication, laser cutting, welding, coating and painting within their nine facilities in the Houston area.
The company’s growth and workload dictates long working hours in order to meet customer expectations. With its operation running three shifts, 24/7/365, any unexpected downtime can have major impacts on their business. The company’s previous forklift fleet had continually broken down, resulting in unexpected expense, schedule disruption and, worst of all, customer disappointment. Its demanding production schedule required a durable forklift and maintenance program that could minimize these disruptions.
G&H now uses a fleet of Crown C-5 Series IC forklifts, supported by Crown’s complete maintenance plan to ensure that its fleet is able to support the company’s 24/7 manufacturing environment. The durability of the C-5 Series, coupled with the support of Crown’s service team, has enabled the company’s fleet to keep pace with its busy manufacturing environment, allowing G&H personnel to focus on keeping the rest of the operation humming.
“When all of the moving parts are working, when it’s running like a well-oiled machine, as they say, you’ve got much more productivity, better morale, more safety and really an overall better business environment to work in.” said Danny Kash, director of supply chain.. “Crown has been great because our trucks have been up and running.”