Crown Equipment Corp., New Bremen, Ohio, opened a new sales and service location in Sandston, Va., near the Richmond International Airport. The facility, located at 510 Eastpark Court, provides convenient access to Crown products, expanded service and maintenance offerings and opportunities for technician and operator training.

 “We’ve come to know the Richmond area well as Crown has had a presence in this region for 35 years. Having a brick-and-mortar location that’s conveniently located near Interstates 64 and 95 allows us to provide our customers with unmatched material handling products and responsiveness,” says Kevin Miller, branch manager. “We’re looking forward to the potential growth this region offers and continuing our role as a customer-first material handling partner.”

The Sandston location has 23 employees and features a comprehensive inventory of parts, a full-service maintenance department, battery and charger service, rental fleets and forklift remanufacturing. It also offers Crown’s Demonstrated Performance service training and DP TrainSafe train-the-trainer programs, which provide customized lessons and hands-on exercises to connect classroom instruction with real-world application.