Crown Equipment Opens New, Larger Sales and Service Center in Michigan


Wednesday, July 18, 2018

NEW BREMEN, Ohio (July 17, 2018) – Crown Equipment Corporation, one of the world’s largest material handling companies, today announced the opening of a new sales and service location near Grand Rapids, Michigan. The new, expanded facility will replace the previous location to help the company meet growing customer needs in Grand Rapids and throughout western Michigan.
 
Located in Kentwood at 5352 Broadmoor Avenue SE, the Crown Lift Trucks facility offers customers a complete selection of material handling technologies, products and services. This includes award-winning forklifts, warehouse design solutions, Integrity Parts and Service System™, automated warehouse solutions and Crown’s wireless InfoLink® fleet and operator management system. The location also offers comprehensive battery and charger service, providing a one-stop shop to help ensure customers have the power they need for maximum forklift uptime.
 
“We continue to see growth and opportunity in this region, especially among our diverse group of customers, including food distributors and automotive manufacturers,” said Eric McNutt, branch manager, Crown Equipment. “This larger facility will accommodate the resources we need to fully service our customers in this growing market. It will also allow us to continue to provide the advanced equipment, technology and service they need to support growth, control costs and enhance safety and energy efficiency.”
 
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 15,000 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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Jim Moran, Senior Vice President
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