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Crown introduces new FC 5200 counterbalance forklift truck for heavy-duty warehouse and manufacturing applications

Productivity in every move – Crown introduced the FC 5200 Series counterbalance forklift to give operators the strength, stability and manoeuvrability they need to lift heavy loads in tight aisles and on crowded docks.

New forklift FC 5200 from Crown

The Crown FC 5200, which can support load capacities ranging from 2.0 to 3.0 tons, is built with a strong, durable frame and power train to handle the most demanding loads. Crown’s Intrinsic Stability SystemTM uses integrated sensors and controllers to constantly monitor and control key forklift functions and movements to enhance stability and safety and give the operator an added level of confidence. The forklift’s dual drive motors and steering axle geometry allow for a smaller turn radius so operators can handle heavy loads in tight spaces without disturbing surrounding pallets or adding extra wear on the tyres.

”The Crown FC 5200 is designed to reliably tackle some of the most demanding material handling and manufacturing tasks and environments. It is also ideal for forklift attachments, making it even more versatile in handling a variety of loads,” said Tony Young, Marketing Product Manager at Crown. “The forklift’s manoeuvrability makes it a good solution for dock work, stacking in racks and feeding assembly lines while maintaining a level of operator comfort and confidence that helps keep warehouses and manufacturing facilities running efficiently.”

New forklift FC 5200 from Crown

The Crown FC 5200 helps operators get more done in less time, using faster acceleration, travel and lift speeds to move up to 10 percent more loads per shift. When the performance of the forklift is set to optimise efficiency, an additional 25 percent of runtime can be realised per battery charge. The forklift’s eGEN® Braking further reduces the cost of ownership by eliminating traditional friction brakes and reducing the need for maintenance.

The Crown FC 5200 forklift positions the operator for productivity with ideal ergonomics, all-around visibility and ample workspace. Enhanced visibility results from the cab-forward design, low-profile dashboard, narrow steering column and unobstructed view through the mast.


About Crown Equipment Corporation – EMEA
Crown is one of the world’s largest material handling companies with a reputation for award-winning product design, advanced engineering and technology supported by superior after-sales service. Crown’s business philosophy utilises vertically integrated processes to design, manufacture and distribute forward-thinking innovative solutions that improve customers’ productivity and operating efficiency. Crown develops, produces and sells a broad range of forklifts, as well as automation and fleet management technologies.

The company’s global headquarters is located in New Bremen, Ohio, USA, with regional headquarters in Germany, Australia, China and Singapore. Its employees number more than 12,000 worldwide. Crown operates a service and distribution network that exceeds 500 retail locations in over 80 countries. To learn more about Crown’s ideas for helping customers advance the productivity of their operations, visit



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