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Having the right forklift for the job increases productivity at Lodge Manufacturing

Lodge Manufacturing is a manufacturer of cast iron cookware in continuous operation for more than 120 years. The company’s products are shipped worldwide and sold through big box stores, hardware stores, specialty retail outlets and through online e-commerce. For many years, the original Lodge foundry and a 40,000 square foot warehouse and distribution center kept pace with demand, but in the mid-1990’s business began to increase dramatically. A foundry expansion, followed by construction of a second foundry and a new 212,000 square foot distribution center, provided the capacity the company needed but there were many critical decisions to make in configuring the new DC.


Crown Equipment Facility Earns Recognition from Ohio EPA

NEW BREMEN, Ohio (October 10, 2017) – Crown Equipment Corporation, one of the world’s largest material handling companies, added another gold-level Encouraging Environmental Excellence (E3) Award from the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to its growing list of sustainability achievements. Ohio EPA Director Craig W. Butler made the announcement at the agency’s first sustainability conference held on Tuesday, October 3, in Columbus, Ohio. read more »»

Crown Equipment Extends Collaboration with New Castle Career Center

NEW BREMEN, Ohio (September 28, 2017) – As the new school year ramps up, Crown Equipment Corporation, one of the world’s largest material handling companies, is reaffirming its collaboration with the New Castle Career Center in New Castle, Indiana, to train and prepare future manufacturing workers with necessary high-tech skills. read more »»

Crown Equipment Strengthens Manufacturing Footprint

NEW BREMEN, Ohio (September 21, 2017) – Crown Equipment Corporation, one of the world’s largest material handling companies, recently completed a project adding a second facility to the company’s manufacturing operation in Greencastle, Indiana to support growing demand for the company’s electric and internal combustion counterbalance forklifts. read more »»

A dependable forklift and complete maintenance plan can virtually eliminate the expense of unexpected downtime and repairs

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. read more »»

Crown’s Encore program provides guaranteed reliability in remanufactured forklifts

Purchasing used forklifts with uncertain histories comes with unknowns, but Crown’s Encore® Renewed Lift Trucks take the mystery out of remanufactured trucks. Every Encore truck is remanufactured to exacting standards and backed by the same one-year factory warranty as new Crown trucks. read more »»

Crown’s manufacturing training gives employees knowledge and skills to grow

At Crown Equipment, employees are more than a number—they’re an investment. Crown is committed to helping its employees excel at their jobs and grow into long-term career goals. One way the company does this is through programs and training that provides skills and knowledge to both new and current employees. read more »»

Crown Equipment Celebrates 30 Years of Manufacturing in Germany

NEW BREMEN, Ohio (November 29, 2016) – Crown Equipment Corporation, one of the world’s largest material handling companies, has achieved 30 years of manufacturing lift trucks for European and global markets in the Bavarian town of Roding, Germany. read more »»



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