NEW BREMEN, Ohio (July 18, 2017) Crown Equipment Corporation, one of the world’s largest material handling companies, is evolving its Canadian operations. Ryder Material Handling, part of Crown Lift Trucks, has opened a new facility in Brantford, Ontario.
The new sales and service facility is located at 21 Tallgrass Court in the city’s Northwest Business Park and integrates existing operations from London, Kitchener and Hamilton into one central location. The new location will offer sales, rentals and service of the full line of Crown lift trucks, Crown Integrity Parts™ and other material handling services.
“Brantford is strategically located to accommodate our existing operations in southwestern Ontario as well as our future growth and is the perfect location for this facility,” said Ron Greer, chief executive officer of Ryder Material Handling.
Brantford Mayor Chris Friel added, “We are very excited to welcome Ryder Material Handling to the City. Ryder’s decision to locate in Brantford is a direct result of our community’s key competitive advantages such as our strategic location, access to large urban markets and a progressive labor force. We look forward to a long and prosperous relationship with Ryder and wish them every success.”
Ryder Material Handling provides material handling equipment sales, parts, service, maintenance and training to a diverse customer base representing numerous automotive, construction, food and beverage, logistics, manufacturing and retail applications, among others. The company’s comprehensive offering is supported by an extensive group of mobile technicians who comprise one of the largest service fleets in Canada.
Crown’s nationwide presence in Canada is also supported by authorized dealer relationships with Arpac Storage Systems, Industrial Truck Service, Prime Material Handling Equipment Ltd. and Toromont. Globally, Crown has more than 500 retail locations in more than 80 countries.
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 14,000 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