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What does forklift sustainability mean to you?

Going green has become a pretty common catchphrase, generating thoughts of recycling, switching to energy efficient light bulbs, saving water or even buying that fancy new “smart” thermostat to control the comfort of your home. While activities like these are usually the ones that are top of mind when thinking about sustainability, there are countless other components in the supply chain that can make a positive impact. For example, think about forklifts, they have likely moved everything around us. Because of their widespread influence, they are a vital link in the ever-evolving global supply chain and the global mission to conserve our planet and all of its resources. read more »»

Crown Equipment Showcases Lean and Sustainable Manufacturing Processes at International Manufacturing Conference

NEW BREMEN, Ohio (October 13, 2015) – Crown Equipment Corporation, one of the world’s largest material handling companies, is sharing some of its best practices regarding the company’s lean and sustainable manufacturing initiatives through presentations and facility tours at this year’s Association for Manufacturing Excellence (AME) International Conference, October 19-23 in Cincinnati, Ohio. read more »»

Crown Equipment Discusses Alternative Energy at The Battery Show

NEW BREMEN, Ohio (September 15, 2015) – Crown Equipment Corporation, one of the world’s largest material handling companies, today announced Ernst Baumgartner, project manager, will participate as a panelist at The Battery Show 2015 in Novi, Michigan, September 15-17. read more »»

Crown Equipment Posts New Sustainability Report

NEW BREMEN, Ohio (September 10, 2015) – Crown Equipment Corporation, one of the world’s largest material handling companies, today released a new ecologic report that underscores the company’s commitment to environmental stewardship and sustainability. The report highlights Crown’s recent global efforts to minimize waste, manage energy use, and maximize product and facility lifespan. It can be downloaded at crown.com. read more »»

Second Crown Equipment Facility Earns Highest Sustainability Honor from Ohio EPA

NEW BREMEN, Ohio (July 29, 2015) – Crown Equipment Corporation, one of the world’s largest material handling companies, today became a two-time recipient of the gold-level award in the Ohio EPA’s Encouraging Environmental Excellence (E3) program. The award recognizes outstanding environmental stewardship at Crown’s electronics assembly plant in New Bremen, Ohio, where Ohio EPA Assistant Director Laura Factor took part in a ceremony today celebrating the achievement. read more »»

Fifth Crown Equipment Facility Achieves Zero Landfill Status

NEW BREMEN, Ohio (June 25, 2015) – Crown Equipment Corporation, one of the world’s largest material handling companies, achieved two significant sustainability milestones at its Minster, Ohio, manufacturing facility: zero landfill status and ISO 14001 certification. Crown expects to divert more than 28,000 pounds – approximately 14 tons – of this facility’s waste from landfills each year because of efforts implemented to earn these achievements. read more »»

Crown Equipment Showcases Lean Manufacturing Achievements

NEW BREMEN, Ohio (April 9, 2015) – Crown Equipment Corporation, one of the world’s largest material handling companies, shared its lean manufacturing successes and best practices yesterday as part of the Leading Through Excellence summit held by The Ohio State University Fisher College of Business Center for Operational Excellence (COE). The full-day tour of Crown’s campus sold out. read more »»

Crown Equipment Expands Global Headquarters with New Facility in New Bremen, Ohio

NEW BREMEN, Ohio (January 13, 2015) – Crown Equipment Corporation, one of the world’s largest material handling companies, recently completed construction of a new office building at its global headquarters in New Bremen, Ohio. The 44,400-square-foot building is located on the site of the historic Boesel Opera House, which was damaged by a fire in February 2012 that destroyed the interior of the building. read more »»

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