Crown Equipment Corporation Expansion Announcement

We are proud to share that Crown Equipment Corporation, a global lift truck manufacturer, expects to create more than 130 new jobs in Lenoir County, Governor Roy Cooper announced today. The company is planning to invest up to $13 million to expand its manufacturing operations in Kinston.

“The company’s decision to expand in Lenoir County helps with our efforts to grow the economy in eastern North Carolina,” said Governor Cooper. “Crown is an example of the growing companies that choose to continue operating in our state because of our resilient economy, capable workforce, and supportive communities.”

Key partners in the project included the North Carolina Department of Commerce, the Economic Development Partnership of North Carolina, the North Carolina Global TransPark Economic Development Region, North Carolina Community College System, Lenoir Community College, Lenoir County, North Carolina’s Southeast, and the City of Kinston.

This will be a great asset to the region and eastern NC as a whole! For more information on this announcement, click the link below.