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November 5, 2019

Crown Equipment Opens New, Larger Sales and Service Center in Springfield, Mo.

Designed to Meet Growing Needs of SW Missouri and SE Kansas Customers

NEW BREMEN, Ohio (November 5, 2019) - Crown Equipment Corporation, one of the world's largest material handling companies, today announced the opening of a new, expanded sales and service center in Springfield, Missouri. The facility will help Crown meet growing customer needs in southwest Missouri and southeast Kansas, including the areas of Springfield, Joplin, Branson and Lebanon, Missouri.

The new Crown Lift Trucks location, at 2637 E. Jean St., 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™, automation technology, Crown's wireless InfoLink® fleet and operator management system, and comprehensive battery and charger service.

"With our expanded sales and service center we are committed for the long-run to provide our customers a one-stop solution that answers their complete requirements for advanced, efficient, cost-saving material handling equipment and service," said David Smith, general manager, Mid-Central Region, Crown Equipment. "The new center is dedicated to supporting the continued growth of our customers, including businesses in our region's thriving distribution, auto parts remanufacturing and underground storage sectors."

The Springfield branch offers equipment sales and rental, an expanded parts warehouse, a modern, updated shop facility with wash and paint bays, and a spacious demonstration area for trying out the latest in forklift and automated warehouse technology.

Customers can reach the Springfield Crown Lift Truck branch at 417-862-7411. Keenan Darnell is branch manager.

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 16,100 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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