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Jim Kraimer

Crown Gabelstapler GmbH & Co.KG, Munich, Germany

Award Participations

  • iF concept design award 2014
  • iF concept design award 2013
  • iF product design award 2013
  • iF product design award 2009


Jim Kraimer, Director of Industrial Design at Crowns European Division in Munich, began working at Crown Equipment Corporation in 1997, where he has held various design management positions. Jim graduated from the University of Notre Dame in 1989 with a BA in industrial design, and began designing kitchen and bath products, as well as industrial equipment. In 1985 he received national recognition as ’Young American Artist’. During his career he has led the development of many award-winning products. (April 2014)