Lift-truck manufacturer Crown Equipment Corporation (New Bremen, Ohio) recently honored NorthWest Handling Systems, Inc. (Seattle) and Crown Lift Trucks (Miami) with its James F. Dicke Pioneer Award. Named after Crown’s chairman emeritus, The Pioneer Award is the company’s highest dealer recognition. Crown selected the winners from 37 Crown branch operations and 64 independent dealers based on overall performance and outstanding achievement.
The company also recognized ten additional dealers and branches at an award ceremony in San Antonio in April. Summit award winners included: Action Lift, Inc. (Wilkes Barre, Pa.), NorthWest Handling Systems, Inc.(Portland, Ore.), NorthWest Handling Systems, Inc. (Seattle), Omnilift, Inc.(Philadelphia), Crown Lift Trucks (Memphis) and Crown Lift Trucks (Miami). Ascent award winners included: A.J. Jersey, Inc. (Newark, NJ), Lift Stak & Stor, Inc. (St. Paul, Minn.), Material Handling Supply, Inc. (Camden, N.J.), Naumann/Hobbs Material Handling, Inc. (Phoenix), Crown Lift Trucks (Oakland, N.J.), and Crown Lift Trucks (Schaumburg, Ill.).