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Crown Equipment Earns Sustainability Recognition from Inbound Logistics

NEW BREMEN, Ohio (August 21, 2018) – Crown Equipment Corporation, one of the world’s largest material handling companies, was recently selected to the Inbound Logistics G75, a list of 75 companies recognized by the publication for extra efforts in assuring their global supply chains are sustainable, and their operations are socially and environmentally friendly.

Honorees on the G75 list are chosen based on four key benchmarks: measurable green results, sustainability innovation, continuous improvement, and industry recognition. Each company must show involvement in public-private partnerships, corporate sustainability initiatives, and collaborative customer-driven projects.

“Everything at Crown is done with sustainability in mind,” said Brian Duffy, Crown’s director of corporate environmental and manufacturing safety. “Our ecologic™ program focuses on key social, environmental and economic outcomes that will benefit our employees, our communities and our customers both now and well into the future. Selection to the G75 list serves as recognition of the creativity, continuous improvement and sustainability commitment demonstrated by Crown employees every day.”

Crown is involved in numerous sustainability initiatives designed to enhance employee development, maximize plant safety, improve air quality, reduce water, waste and energy consumption and increase production efficiencies. The company has achieved zero landfill status for five of its facilities in North America while three manufacturing facilities have earned the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency’s Encouraging Environmental Excellence Gold Award. Crown’s commitment to environmental sustainability has been recognized with more than 20 sustainability awards.

For more information on Crown’s corporate ecologic™ program focused on smart business and environmental sustainability, download a copy of its ecologic Report.

About Crown Equipment Corporation

Crown is one of the world’s largest material handling companies with a reputation for award-winning product design, advanced engineering and technology, and superior after-sale service. Crown’s business philosophy utilizes vertically integrated processes to design, manufacture and distribute forward-thinking, innovative solutions that improve customers’ productivity and operating efficiency. Crown produces a broad range of forklifts as well as automation and fleet management technologies.

The company’s global headquarters is located in New Bremen, Ohio, USA, with regional headquarters in Australia, China, Germany and Singapore. Its employees number more than 15,000 worldwide. Crown operates a service and distribution network that exceeds 500 retail locations in over 80 countries. To learn more about Crown’s ideas for helping customers advance the productivity of their operations, visit




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