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Reflecting on The Past 90 Years

There are a few times in life when we pause to reflect - birthdays and anniversaries, milestones like graduations, the end of major projects, and at the start of a new year. This really isn't any different given that Crown Battery Corporation celebrated 90 years of business this year. The difference may be in the fact the Crown Battery seems to just be hitting our stride. Join us as we take a ...

Happy Holidays From Crown Battery

As the end of this year quickly approaches, we wanted to take a moment to reflect on the past while also being optimistic toward the future. This year we celebrated 90 years of business! Thinking of how we started as a small battery repair shop, to where we are now as an international corporation is simply amazing to take in some days.

Responsible Applications of Renewable Energy

Laws of Physics tell us that for every action, there is an equal and opposite reaction. Think of bouncing a rubber ball. But this truth continues into other areas of our lives and businesses as well. Implement poor manufacturing practices or use inferior supplies and product quality will reflect that in higher fail rates and ultimately customer dissatisfaction. Fortunately, this can work in your ...

Practical Applications for Renewable Energy

Investing in solar and wind power to harvest natural energy is just beginning of a renewable energy strategy. Getting your investment to pay off is that critical step two that starts with the right renewable energy storage systems. Next month, Crown Battery will feature several RE storage options at the SPI show in Las Vegas, but here's a sneak peak of what you can expect.

How Much Does a Battery Cost?

When considering the cost of a battery over its entire life, 4 factors should come into play: Value, Capacity, Voltage, and Cycle Life. The real cost of a battery, or any consumable product, is dependent upon significantly more that the actual price tag. How well is the product (in this case your battery) built? How much performance can you expect from your battery and for how long? What are the ...

Protect Your Battery Against Extreme Weather

Heat and cold extremes will shorten the life of mechanical equipment faster than any other environmental influence. Not only is it critical to determine the right battery for your project, but to take proactive steps to extend the life of your investment as well. Extreme temperatures slash renewable energy system performance and battery life. Fortunately, with a few simple steps, you can save ...

8 Key Steps to Manufacturing a Quality Lead Battery

All trustworthy lead battery manufacturers mirror manufacturing and quality control methods for their batteries. The difference, like most things, is in the details. How your lead battery is built matters and manufacturers should be able to confirm if they follow these 8 keys steps to manufacturing a quality lead-acid battery you will feel confident installing in your machinery or vehicle.

A Tale of Two Energy Sources

The Advantages of Renewable Energy Renewable energy is expanding as an energy source that is cleaner, more economical, and easier to harvest. Some of the most significant advantages are the abundance of supply, little to no residual pollution, and support of secondary industries. Dams create lakes for recreation and residential development, biomass reduces landfill, and land designed for single ...

13 ABC Visits Crown and Discusses New Jobs and Recyclability

13 ABC’s Lissa Guyton toured Crown Battery’s Fremont headquarters for an exclusive look at how the company’s new Crown1 AGM line is creating new jobs and helping protect the environment.

Building Skills for the Future

Sandusky County in Ohio, home of Crown Battery, is a manufacturing capital. With a range of manufacturing facilities from household names like Whirlpool and Heinz, the opportunities abound for those seeking careers in manufacturing. In an interview with the executive director of the Sandusky County Economic Development Corporation executive, Business in Focus magazine delves into what Sandusky ...