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Crown Equipment Bolsters Presence in Canada with Addition of J.H. Ryder

NEW BREMEN, Ohio and MISSISSAUGA, Ontario (July 9, 2014) – Crown Equipment Corporation, one of the world’s largest material handling companies, announced today that J.H. Ryder Machinery Limited (J.H. Ryder) is joining the organization’s global network of Crown Lift Trucks sales and service locations. J.H. Ryder, which has more than 400 employees and 14 sites throughout the Ontario and Quebec regions of Canada, will begin doing business as Ryder Material Handling, part of Crown Lift Trucks. Terms of the transaction, which is expected to close this summer, will not be disclosed. J.H. Ryder has been an authorized dealer of Crown lift trucks for more than 30 years. read more »»

Crown Equipment is North America’s Best Performing Forklift Brand According to Logistics and Supply Chain Industry Survey

NEW BREMEN, Ohio (May 15, 2014) – Forklifts and material handling technology solutions from Crown Equipment Corporation are the best performing products on the market, according to a survey conducted by AGiLE Business Media, publisher of logistics and supply chain publications DC Velocity and Supply Chain Quarterly. Participating readers of DC Velocity ranked Crown ahead of 10 other forklift manufacturers when asked to identify the best performing forklifts in these categories: electric counterbalance, reach truck, pallet truck, stacker, stockpicker/order picker and turret truck. Crown also earned the top spot in the two technology-related performance categories: fleet management systems and automation/semi-automation. read more »»

Crown Equipment Extends Stockpicker Offering with New SP 4000 Series

NEW BREMEN, Ohio (June 25, 2013) – Crown Equipment Corporation, one of the world’s largest material handling companies, today introduced the Crown SP 4000 Series, which is a 36-volt, battery-powered stockpicker capable of handling capacities up to 3,000 pounds and reaching a lift height of 366 inches. The forklift features a number of technologies that help optimize the orderpicking process and increase overall warehouse productivity. read more »»

Owens & Minor Gains Insight into Forklift Fleet Utilization with Crown InfoLink®

NEW BREMEN, Ohio (August 14, 2012) – Similar to many companies facing pressure to reduce costs and improve operations, Owens & Minor realized it needed greater visibility into its forklift fleet operations to uncover opportunities to increase efficiencies. A leading national distributor of name-brand medical and surgical supplies and a healthcare supply chain management company, Owens & Minor turned to Crown Equipment, one of the world’s largest materials handling companies, for a fleet and operator management system that could help the company make progress toward its goal. read more »»

Owens & Minor Gains Insight into Fleet Utilization with Crown Equipment’s Insite™ Productivity Suite

NEW BREMEN, Ohio (August 14, 2012) —An increased focus on cost reduction is leading many fleet managers to focus on efficiency, utilization, availability and optimization of assets. As new technology enables the collection of information generated at the forklift level, managers are gaining access to meaningful information that is giving them new visibility into operations to answer critical questions.

Two of the commonly asked questions: “How many forklifts do we have? How many do we need?” read more »»

New Turret Trucks Offer Breakthrough Lift and Travel Speeds, and More Capacity at Height to Help Warehouse Managers Improve Productivity and Performance, and Gain Throughput

NEW BREMEN, Ohio (February 14, 2012) — Crown Equipment Corporation, one of the world’s leading forklift manufacturers, today introduced the Crown TSP 7000 and TSP 6500 Series Turret Trucks featuring the company’s innovative MonoLift™ mast. The lift trucks establish new standards in warehouse throughput by offering faster lift speeds, more capacities, higher elevations, and greater operator control and comfort. read more »»

Crown Equipment Introduces One-Year Warranty on Pre-Owned Forklifts

NEW BREMEN, Ohio (August 18, 2011) – When Crown Equipment Corporation, one of the world’s leading forklift manufacturers, began remanufacturing forklifts 10 years ago, it did so based on the principle that its Encore® line of renewed lift trucks should be the best in the industry. In recognition of this commitment, the company is introducing a one-year warranty with no hour limits on all major components of an Encore lift truck. The Encore warranty is currently the most comprehensive among all other major pre-owned forklift brands. read more »»

DC Velocity Survey Ranks Crown Equipment at Top of Several Categories

NEW BREMEN, Ohio (June 9, 2011) — Crown Equipment Corporation, one of the world’s leading lift truck manufacturers, announced today that respondents to a DC Velocity magazine survey ranked the company as a market leader for narrow aisle reach trucks, electric counterbalanced, stockpickers and pallet trucks. Respondents also put Crown at the top of fuel cell forklift performance as well as the lift truck manufacturer most associated with fleet management. Crown Equipment sponsored the survey conducted by DC Velocity, which is a national material handling publication. read more »»



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