NEW BREMEN, Ohio (October 6, 2020) – Crown Equipment Corporation, one of the world’s largest material handling companies, today announced an expansion of its V-Force forklift batteries, chargers and accessories with the introduction of the V-Force Lead-Acid Battery line. With the expansion, Crown strengthens its position as a single source for customers for lift trucks and the power solutions and services needed to keep them running with peak performance.
NEW BREMEN, Ohio (November 14, 2019) – Crown Equipment Corporation, one of the world’s largest material handling companies, today announced that its recently introduced V-ForceÒ Lithium-Ion Energy Storage System (ESS) is now available for the majority of Crown’s complete line of electric forklifts. The announcement signifies the increasing viability of lithium-ion technology as a practical alternative power source for forklifts, especially for multi-shift operations utilizing opportunity charging. read more »»
NEW BREMEN, Ohio (June 18, 2019) – Crown Equipment Corporation, one of the world’s largest material handling companies, today announced the availability of the V-HFM3 Series of modular battery chargers for lead-acid and lithium-ion batteries. The chargers are designed to help facility and maintenance managers reduce energy costs and extend the life of their forklift batteries. The V-HFM3 Series, which is part of Crown Equipment’s full line of V-Force forklift chargers, batteries and accessories, is available first in North America and will roll out globally in the months ahead.
NEW BREMEN, Ohio (March 19, 2019) – Crown Equipment Corporation, one of the world’s largest material handling companies, today introduced the V-Force® Lithium-Ion Energy Storage System (ESS) for customers utilizing alternative energy-powered forklifts to achieve lower operational costs and enhance productivity and efficiency. Initially available for the Crown WP Series pallet truck, the V-Force Lithium-Ion ESS will be available for Crown’s complete line of forklifts in 2019. read more »»
NEW BREMEN, Ohio (July 10, 2018) – SaltWorks®, the largest gourmet sea salt manufacturer in the world, needed a solution that would enable them to maximize the return on investment of their new electric forklift fleet. Crown Equipment, one of the world’s largest material handling companies, helped the company better understand and manage the utilization of its fleet and batteries. read more »»
SaltWorks is a vertically integrated company that has grown from a home-based business to become the largest gourmet sea salt company in the world. The company imports salt from 25 different countries to produce over 110 varieties that it redistributes globally. read more »»
Safety is a primary concern when working around industrial batteries. Batteries are very heavy (as much as 4000 lbs.) and contain sulfuric acid. Only qualified, trained personnel should be used to perform battery maintenance. read more »»
There are three types of forklift battery charging methods used today: Conventional Charging, Opportunity Charging and Fast Charging. Choosing the right method for your application can be complicated. read more »»