Sustainability and Environmental Responsibility Report - Catalog - Page 15
Crown’s Products and Technologies
By designing products to perform optimally for its customers, Crown extends
its sustainability efforts to thousands of
companies around the world. The goal
is to provide customers with products
that operate with maximum efficiency
while minimizing waste, which amplifies
Crown’s sustainability impact as a
natural part of our customers’ operations. Crown designs lift trucks with
long-lasting, recyclable materials. Each
customer can, in turn, reduce waste and
emissions over the life of the lift truck.
The long life of Crown’s products results
in less frequent replacement, thereby
saving resources. Innovative technology
allows energy efficiency, diagnostics and
fleet utilization, which saves valuable
resources and contributes to a more
Products designed for long life
Through life cycle analysis, Crown evaluates the ecological and human-health
impact of its products and processes
over time. This helps Crown understand and improve the environmental
performance of the company’s product
Innovative product features
As one of the world’s largest material
handling companies, Crown works
tirelessly to deliver high-quality, energy-efficient lift trucks that use fewer
parts, require less maintenance and
produce less waste, all while enhancing
the customer experience through longer
usable life. Some of the many innovative features that impact operational
efficiency and sustainability include the
Crown’s Access 1 2 3® Comprehensive
System Control enables each customer
to configure performance tuning on
individual lift trucks to achieve an appropriate balance of energy efficiency and
The Xpress Lower™ option on Crown’s
RM 6000 Series doubles traditional
lowering speeds saving time and boosting productivity by up to a 13 percent
increase in pallet moves.
Quick Change Load Wheels enable
technicians to replace wheels in 2.5
throughout its life cycle.
minutes, compared to 30-40 minutes for
Remanufacturing and recycling of lift
cally increase lift truck uptime.
trucks are part of Crown’s corporate
commitment to sustainability. Crown’s
lift trucks are 99% recyclable and many
are given a second life through the company’s remanufacturing and refurbish-
traditional replacements, and dramati-
Crown’s e-GEN® Braking System provides reliable, frictionless braking that
eliminates periodic maintenance and
returns energy to the battery.
QuickPick® Remote technology boosts
order-picking productivity by saving
up to five seconds per pick, reduces operator fatigue, and promotes safety.
Crown’s MonoLift® Mast provides a
stronger mast, superior capacity and
higher reach allowing more product
storage in a smaller footprint.
OnTrac® Anti-Slip Traction Control
provides shorter stopping distances
and longer tire life. It also reduces tire
spin during acceleration, plugging and
braking for optimized performance, even
on wet, slick or dusty surfaces.
The FlexRide® Platform reduces operator fatigue with a weight-adjustable
suspension system that offers operator
protection from shocks and vibrations
three times greater than that of a typical
The X10® Handle features ergonomically
designed hand grips and dual thumb
wheels that eliminate awkward wrist
positions, simplify steering operation
and improve comfort.
Crown’s V-Force® High-Frequency
industrial battery chargers are designed
to provide a 93 percent operating efficiency advantage over traditional Ferro
and Silicon Controlled Rectifier (SCR)
chargers, resulting in energy savings of
up to 38 percent.
ment programs around the globe.
PA R T 2 / Sustainability Demonstrated