In 1926, William J. Koenig, a German immigrant in pursuit of the American dream, opened the doors to a small battery repair shop in Fremont, Ohio. Today, Crown is a driving force in the World. One location for engineering and manufacturing gives us incredible quality control. Serving a global market through a sales and service network strategically positioned in six continents and more than fifty countries. This means we can satisfy any customer’s power needs…pretty much anywhere in the world.