Crown Equipment Expands Sales, Service and Training Operations in Los Angeles
Thursday, September 15, 2016
NEW BREMEN, Ohio (September 13, 2016) – Crown Equipment Corporation, one of the world’s largest material handling companies, today announced the opening of a new facility near Los Angeles to meet growing customer demand in the region. As one of eight North American regional training facilities, the new location will feature a large parts department and extensive equipment inventory, while also providing customers with a variety of training opportunities.
“We’ve been a committed member of this region since our first location opened in 1980,” said Keith Heinke, general manager, western region, Crown Equipment. “After 36 years in our original facility, the time was right to grow and expand our service offering to better serve our customers in the greater Los Angeles, Santa Barbara and Ventura counties. Our customers operate in a variety of industries – retail, grocery and more. Regardless of what they sell, they all need the quality products and the level of expertise and service Crown provides to keep their businesses running smoothly.”
The new facility will offer customers a complete selection of Crown forklifts, warehouse design services and the Integrity Parts and Service System™. Crown’s InfoLink® fleet management system, which enables fleet managers to wirelessly stay connected to their fleet and operators, will also be available. The location also provides Crown’s award-winning Demonstrated Performance® (DP) Training programs for forklift operators, supervisors, trainers and pedestrians.
About Crown Equipment Corporation
Crown is one of the world’s largest material handling companies with a reputation for award-winning product design, advanced engineering and technology, and superior after-sale service. Crown’s business philosophy utilizes vertically integrated processes to design, manufacture and distribute forward-thinking, innovative solutions that improve customers’ productivity and operating efficiency. Crown produces 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 Australia, China, Germany and Singapore. Its employees number more than 13,000 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 crown.com
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