Military & Defense

Nook Industries is a veteran owned, ISO 9001 and AS9100 registered certified, small business that has been in the linear motion business since 1969. Nook Industries occupies 110,000 square feet of manufacturing space in Cleveland, Ohio. In-house manufacturing capabilities include thread rolling, thread rolling die manufacturing, heat treatment, CNC machining, assembly and testing.

Military, defense and aerospace products include ball screw assemblies, acme screw assemblies and linear actuators. Each product design is customized to the specific application and manufactured from a variety of materials and processes to meet engineering goals and cost targets.

Applications of Nook products include:

  • Missile fin actuation
  • Antenna elevation & Azimuth Equipment Actuators
  • Seat canopy automation
  • Automated security cameras
  • Gun sight actuation systems
  • Thrust reverser automation

Nook Industries provides custom engineered ball screws, acme screws, electromechanical and mechanical actuators for a wide variety of military, defense and aerospace applications. With custom products and a full line of linear motion components and systems, Nook products are used by the leading defense and military contractors in the world. Let Nook put it's experience in missile, bomb and artillery shell guidance fin actuation, and communication/antenna actuation systems to work for you.


Military & Defense Customers

Nook Industries produces precision, cost-effective linear motion solutions utilizing leading edge technology and manufacturing equipment. We take pride in delivering exceptional value to our customers whether it is providing an off the shelf component or providing a complete engineered solution.

We engineer solutions for challenging Military & Defense applications. Our engineering analysis, manufacturing technology, knowledge and experience help us implement the best linear motion solution.

Nook is proud to add value to the following customers:

  • NASA
  • NRAO
  • Moog
  • Scientific Atlanta
  • Boeing
  • Lockheed Martin
  • Goodrich
  • Marconi
  • FMC Jetway Systems
  • Raytheon


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