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Crown Equipment Corp.

44 S. Washington St., New Bremen, OH, 45869, USA

  • 419-629-2311

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Tony Castillo
Phone: 937-560-2840
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Crown Equipment Corp.

material handling & storage, transportation industry products

Work Assist Vehicle can travel and lift simultaneously.

April 26, 2016

With load tray that supports up to 200 lb and load deck that holds up to 250 lb, Crown WAV 60 Series (Wave®) is suited for receiving, shipping, and stocking of small loads in busy, confined spaces, as well as order picking/fulfillment. AC drive motors and controls enable travel speeds to 5 mph with responsive acceleration and maneuverability. For safety, vehicle includes hand sensors, interlocking gates, and dual foot pedals with built-in sensors. Vehicle can be charged via 110 V power outlet. Read More

material handling & storage, mounting & attaching products, transportation industry products

Powered Scissor Lift Pallet Truck avoids unnecessary bending.

March 23, 2016

Designed for use with open-bottom pallets, skids, and totes, Crown PTH 50PS Series is suited for applications requiring frequently varied working heights because it can function as hand pallet truck and mobile work positioner that can raise, lower, and transport material. Electrically powered hydraulic system can lift as much as 2,200 lb at heights up to 31.5 in. Seven inch articulated steer wheels maintain optimal contact with floor, while 200° steering angle enables maneuvering in tight areas. Read More

material handling & storage

Counterbalanced Forklift supports 4,000-6,500 lb loads.

March 1, 2016

With durable frame and power train, dual drive motors, and optimized steering axle geometry, Crown FC 5200 Series is capable of lifting heavy loads in tight aisles and on crowded docks. Intrinsic Stability System®, using integrated sensors and controllers, constantly monitors and controls key forklift functions and movements to optimize stability and safety. eGEN® Braking eliminates traditional friction brakes and minimizes need for maintenance. Read More

material handling & storage, transportation industry products

Counterbalanced Forklifts support 3,000-4,000 lb loads.

February 22, 2016

Available with soft and hard cab options, 4-wheel Crown SC 6000 Series features Crown-developed steering axle that provides turning radius and maneuverability rivaling 3-wheel versions. Electric sit-down forklifts include Intrinsic Stability System®, which provides operators with proactive approach to stability and control for ever-changing conditions. Frame is equipped with heavy-duty, ¾ in. steel plate and I-beam mast rails that resist bending and twisting. Read More

material handling & storage, transportation industry products

Hand Pallet Truck features foldable load tray.

February 8, 2016

When configured with Work Assist® Load Tray, PTH 50 Series can be used with range of Work Assist® accessories. Foldable 27 x 21 in. tray allows operators to position paperwork, tools, and boxes at comfortable working height so they bend over less frequently and maintain fast pace during stock handling applications. Load tray mounting system provides additional mounting points for many other Work Assist accessories, including clip pad, storage pocket, shrink wrap holder, and cup holder. Read More

electrical equipment & systems, material handling & storage, sensors, monitors & transducers

Forklift Battery Health Monitor tracks real-time data.

October 13, 2015

Installed on lead acid battery, Battery Health Monitor connects battery, forklift, and operator by monitoring real-time data on battery activity.  Device uses Bluetooth to pair automatically with forklift's InfoLink® module, which delivers data collected by monitor to cloud-based management portal where it can be accessed through InfoLink dashboards. Instantaneous alerts on predetermined thresholds can be delivered to managers through email or text messages. Read More

controls & controllers

Wearable Transceiver Remote increases order picking efficiency.

September 25, 2015

Available for QuickPick® Remote order picking system, transceiver strap wireless remote provides warehouse and distribution managers with wearable option for their operators. Strap secures to operator’s wrist and finger via adjustable straps and leaves operator's hand free for low-level order picking. Snapped into holder on strip's back, wireless transceiver module transmits and receives RF signals from forklift. Thumb-actuated button advances forklift to next pick slot. Read More

material handling & storage

Rider Pallet Truck helps increase operator performance.

February 20, 2015

Available with power steering option that helps promote performance and operator comfort, PE 4500 Series can be used in such applications as loading/unloading trailers on docks or aisle-to-aisle order picking. Speed-sensitive steering and automatic speed reduction in turns deliver consistent steer effort while promoting control and truck stability. Designed to perform in demanding applications and harshest conditions, rider pallet truck also features rubber drive tire. Read More

construction equipment & supplies, services

Forklift Cabins provide comfort and visibility.

October 9, 2014

Available for Crown C-5 Series of gas forklifts, Hard and Soft Cabins ensure visibility in all directions. Constructed from tubular steel and available for pneumatic tire model, Hard Cabin features sound-absorbing surfaces, bar-style door handles, and 2-way sliding, locking windows. Soft Cabin is equipped with acrylic top and soft rear window and doors that can be rolled up or down as weather conditions change. It is available in full cab, partial cab without doors, or in modular components. Read More

material handling & storage

Maneuverable Walkie Straddle Stacker carries up to 4,000 lb.

May 21, 2014

With 192 in. max lift height, maintenance-free battery pack, and 30 A, 120 V onboard charger, Crown SX 3000-40 lets operators maneuver in tight spaces and stack single pallet loads 3 levels or higher. Brake override function enables travel with handle in near vertical position, allowing truck to turn in area almost equal to its own footprint, and X10® Handle has ergonomic, cast aluminum design. Able to be used in 6&ndash;7 ft aisles, stacker also features low-profile power unit and clear mast design.<br /> Read More

material handling & storage

Hand Pallet Forklift provides 2,200 lb capacity.

February 17, 2014

Designed for applications using skids and open-bottom containers, Crown PTH 50S Scissor Lift Hand Pallet Truck enables users to elevate 2,200 lb loads up to 31.5 in. by using handle to actuate hydraulic lift. System features heavy-gauge steel forks and scissor legs, 200° steering angle, ergonomic handle that minimizes operator fatigue, and 3-position control lever that can be operated with one finger. When operators release spring-loaded handle, it automatically returns to vertical position. Read More

material handling & storage, transportation industry products

Walkie Straddle Stacker offers 2,500 lb capacity.

December 18, 2013

Unlike counterbalanced trucks that require 11&ndash;13 ft aisle to operate, Crown ST 3000-25 can operate in 6&ndash;7 ft aisles. Stacker is equipped with cast aluminum X10® ergonomic control handle and brake override feature that ensures accurate maneuvering when handle is in near-vertical position. Low-profile power unit and clear mast design enable clear view while working with elevated loads. Supplied with onboard charger, stacker's 24 V powered lift and travel system can be charged anywhere in facility. Read More

services, software

Cloud-Based Fleet Management System scales to customer needs.

October 25, 2013

Offering 2-tier platform that aligns with customer needs, Crown InfoLink® provides multiple paths to forklift fleet optimization depending upon organizational priorities and budgets. Standard plan offers basic fleet and operator management features, including operator authorization for equipment use, impact detection/alerts, and real-time equipment status. With Advantage plan, companies can also track operator productivity, manage planned/unplanned maintenance, and optimize energy resources. Read More

material handling & storage

Pallet Stackers handle capacities up to 3,500 lb.

July 26, 2013

Reaching lift height of 132 in., Crown ES 4000 Stackers are suited for stacking, stock replenishment, and work positioning. Systems are equipped with Crown-built AC drive motor and cast iron gear box. AC traction system offers responsive control and smooth directional changes, while motor&rsquo;s brushless design eliminates need for routine brush inspection and replacement. With Access 1 2 3® technology, traction, hydraulic, braking, and other forklift systems are intelligently coordinated. Read More

material handling & storage, robotics

Battery-Powered Stockpicker handles up to 3,000 lb.

June 28, 2013

Offering 366 in. lift height, 36 V Crown SP 4000 features regenerative lowering system that captures lost energy and returns it to battery. Forklift delivers max travel speed of 7.5 mph and lift/lower speeds of 100 fpm/80 fpm. AC traction system provides responsive control and smooth directional changes, while AC lift system offers variable lift/lower feature for precise operation. Providing onboard intelligence and advanced diagnostics, Access 1 2 3® technology facilitates troubleshooting. Read More

electrical equipment & systems

Multi-Mode Battery Chargers feature onboard intelligence.

April 30, 2013

Intended for battery-powered forklifts, V-Force V-HFM (High-Frequency Modular) Series offers 93% efficiency rates. Models FS5 and FS9 provide respective charging current up to 300 and 540 A, and batteries of any size &ndash; 24, 36, or 48 V &ndash; can be charged via conventional, opportunity, and fast methods. When battery is mounted with optional Battery Monitoring Identification Device (BMID) module is plugged into V-HFM Series Charger, battery-specific information is sent to charger. Read More

material handling & storage

Counterbalanced Forklifts offer 2-stage lift mast.

March 14, 2013

Featuring 3-wheel design, Crown SC 5200 Series supports load capacities from 3,000&ndash;4,000 lb. Trucks come in 36 or 48 Vac models, with fingertip and joystick hydraulic control options, integrated AC traction, on-demand steering, and single hydraulic motor. Crown Access 1 2 3® Comprehensive System Control monitors and controls all systems, while Intrinsic Stability System® uses Crown Access 1 2 3 to proactively support safety and efficiency by monitoring performance based on operating environment. Read More

material handling & storage

Narrow Aisle Reach Trucks offer productivity enhancing options.

August 31, 2012

Crown RM 6000 Series supports Xpress(TM) Lower technology option, which reduces time spent waiting for load to lower by increasing speeds to as much as 240 fpm. Design delivers 3 automatically controlled lower speed zones to ensure performance and safety. Quick Change Load Wheels option reduces time needed to replace load wheels and return truck to operational status. Load wheel changing system design lets load wheel assembly be swapped-out in aisle in 2.5 min. Read More

transportation industry products

Tugger handles rolling loads up to 10,000 lb.

May 10, 2012

Based on heavy-gauge steel frame and AC drive motor, Crown TR 4500 Series endures constant jerks, jolts, and demands of manufacturing and warehousing environments. e-GEN® braking system uses torque of AC motor to deliver frictionless braking. Tugger also includes 13 in. drive tire and quick-adjust casters to maintain optimum traction. For handling and comfort, Crown TR 4500 has electronic power steering system, padded wrap-around backrest, and operator-sensing floorboard. Read More

material handling & storage, transportation industry products

Walkie Pallet Truck includes AC traction and e-GEN® braking.

April 10, 2012

Suited for demanding warehouse applications, Crown WP 3000 Series features brushless AC motor technology for responsive acceleration, smooth direction changes, and consistent performance throughout battery discharge cycle. e-GEN braking system utilizes full-motor braking and returns energy to battery for efficiency gains. Featuring ergonomic design, X10® Control Handle has raise/lower buttons that are ideally positioned for blending lift/lower and traction regardless of travel direction. Read More

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