Digital Edition of the Linear Motion Design Guide

Cleveland, OH - October 3, 2005

Viewable through any web browser Published Web Format replicates paging through printed Nook Industries Linear Motion Design Guide

Nook Industries, a leading manufacturer of linear motion control systems and components, announced a digital online version of the Nook Linear Motion Design Guide.

Viewable through any web browser with no plug-in required the published Web Format replicates the experience of paging through the Nook Industries Linear Motion Design Guide as easily as a printed version. With an identical layout, page numbers, and easy to-use-interface this electronic version of the Nook Design Guide lets engineers easily find the information they are looking for.

"Nook Industries is committed to giving engineers access to our products and services when they need them," says Karen Gail, Director of Marketing for Nook Industries. "The digital Linear Motion Design Guide provides engineers immediate delivery of the entire Nook product technical catalog."

Users can customize their experience with options including: multiple page views, zoom, paging and page number navigation, a left-side table of content navigation, search within the document and "Send to a Friend" email which includes a page thumbnail view. Internal catalog page linking and links to website features make the Nook Linear Motion Design Guide web format an easy and useful resource for linear motion systems and components.

Nook Industries partnered with Texterity, a leading provider of systems and services for the creation and delivery of digital editions, to create the Linear Motion Design Guide. A compact disc version of the web published Nook Industries catalog is in production.

Engineers can use the robust and flexible interactive online Nook eCatalog to configure, view, and download 2D and 3D models of Nook products - including PowerAc™ Acme Screw Assemblies, PowerTrac™ Ball Screw Assemblies, ActionJac™ Worm Gear Screw Jacks, ActionJac™ Electric Cylinders, ActionJac™ ILA Cylinders, MiniLift™ Linear Actuators, MM Slide™ Systems, PowerTrax™ Linear Bearings, Pillow Blocks and Slide Systems, End Machining & EZZE-MOUNT™ End Bearing Supports - in all major CAD formats, including AutoCAD®, SolidWorks®, CATIA® and Pro/E®, at

Corporate Profile:

Nook Industries is a leading manufacturer of linear motion systems that are used globally in a wide range of applications demanding controlled motion. Founded in 1969 and headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio, Nook Industries is an ISO 9001-2000 Registered Company that is committed to quality, emphasizing continuous improvement, defect prevention, and the use of statistical methods and consistent training to ensure the quality of its products. Nook products are used by companies serving a wide range of industries including: military/defense, aerospace, communications, electronics, semiconductor, medical/diagnostic, automotive, transportation/tire, metal processing, chemical, food/beverage, forestry, packaging, paper, factory automation, tooling/fixturing, converting and instrumentation/analysis. For additional information, visit the Nook web site at or call 1-800-321-7800.

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Editorial Contact:

Agency Contact: Rachel Kerstetter 216.242.0415