Where Is Crown Equipment Corporation Expanding?

Crown Equipment Corporation is a manufacturer of lift trucks and provides them all over the world. Now, they plan to soon expand in Kinston, North Carolina. In order to do this, they are investing $13 million toward the project. In addition, this will also create over 130 new jobs. So this will be a great economic opportunity for those in Lenoir County by improving the area’s job market! This just goes to show how Right to Work states support business growth while also providing opportunities to local workers.

From Area Development Magazine:

“This expansion is part of our long-term vision to enhance our manufacturing flexibility and capacity. […] We are pleased to strengthen our commitment to Kinston and the state of North Carolina through this investment and excited to create more career opportunities in the region.” […]

“With the largest manufacturing workforce in the Southeast, North Carolina is poised to support Crown’s next phase of growth as they expand their manufacturing operations. […] Crown has been one of the larger employers in Lenoir County for more than 30 years. We welcome their continued investment and confidence in our business community and our people, especially during such unprecedented times.”


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