The German Design Council recently awarded Crown its German Design Award 2015 in the “Industry, Materials and Health Care” category – in honour of the company’s semi-automated QuickPick® Remote order picking system.
In doing so, the Council acknowledged the well-designed concept behind the technology that combines a Crown low-level order picker with a remote-control glove. The awards ceremony will take place in Frankfurt am Main in February 2015.
- Lift truck manufacturer increases capacity of European production site
- Long-term investment for sustainable growth in Europe
Crown opened a new production facility in Roding, Bavaria, in July. The opening ceremony was attended by employees and guests, including local politicians and business partners. With a new production hall and office premises covering a total area of nearly 12,000 square metres, Roding is one of the key production facilities in Crown’s global manufacturing network.
- Innovative order picking technology wins “Forklift Oscar” in the Warehouse Trucks category
- Streamlined workflow increases order-picking productivity and reduces physical effort
- Unanimous jury decision for Crown’s “magic glove”
Crown earned its second consecutive International Forklift Truck of the Year (IFOY) Award at the CeMAT trade fair in Hanover on May 19. This year’s award honours Crown’s QuickPick® Remote order picking technology, which prevailed in the “Warehouse Trucks” category during an IFOY test week in real-world conditions.
In 2013, the company earned the prestigious award for the InfoLink® wireless fleet and operator management system in the “Forklift Truck Solutions” category.
Crown announces that its QuickPick Remote order picking technology has earned a third international design award for superior design quality, workmanship, ergonomics and innovative functionality. This most recent honour comes from the iF International Forum Design in the “Transportation Design/Special Vehicles” category of its 2014 product design competition. The iF jury has now recognised Crown product design excellence 35 times since 1969.
Lift truck manufacturer now has three company-owned sites in Spain, offering comprehensive product and service solutions to its customers
Crown, one of the world’s largest material handling companies, opened a new branch office in Barcelona, capital of Catalonia in Spain. During the last few years, Crown has been steadily developing the company’s share of the Spanish market, opening a company-owned retail facility in Valencia in 2011 and a dedicated Spanish head office in Madrid in late 2012.