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.
Founded in 2001, Universal Pure provides high pressure processing and cold storage solutions for food and beverage manufacturers and other grocery and retail customers across the United States. At its busy Lincoln, NE facility, Universal Pure is responsible for 47,000 chilled and frozen pallet positions totaling more than 670,000 square feet of warehouse space. read more »»
Midwest Warehouse & Distribution System provides third-party warehousing, transportation and other supply-chain solutions for a variety of industries. With four affiliate companies and more than a dozen facilities nationwide, Midwest is responsible for more than 6 million square feet of contract and public warehousing space. 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 »»
The PRI Group, a full service recycling company primarily handling paper and plastics, frequently experienced downtime due to drivetrain failure caused by debris on the floor of its facility becoming entangled under its forklifts. The company turned to Crown Equipment, one of the world’s largest material handling companies, for a solution.
Today started out so well, then one of your most productive forklift operators just called to tell you there’s something wrong with their forklift. It’s preventing them from getting their job done and, worse yet, it may fail completely soon. You’re quick to investigate before things get any worse, heading out to the floor to locate the forklift and take action. read more »»
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 »»
Quality products are important, but at Crown, we know it doesn’t stop there. That’s why we’re continuously monitoring performance and service programs to ensure our customers receive the best service, with the best parts, at the right time.