Minilift Linear Actuators

Cleveland, OH - July 19, 2004

Minilift Linear Actuators Meet Low-Cost, Global Positioning Needs

Nook Industries, a leading manufacturer of linear motion control systems and components, today announced the introduction of its MiniLift™ family of mechanical actuators. A compact and durable mechanical actuator, a MiniLift Linear Actuator is available in metric sizes with DC and AC models, providing a compact, globally accepted positioning system.

MiniLift Linear Actuators range in dynamic capacity from 500N to 3000N and are manufactured to standard travels, with custom travels available. A MiniLift Linear Actuator features an aluminum body, actuator tube and clevises with a bronze worm gear and drive component. A full line of accessories, including encoders, limit switches and potentiometers are available.

"Introducing the MiniLift Linear Actuators is a commitment to meeting growing needs for low-cost and durable products for global applications," says Ron Domeck, President of Nook Industries."The Minlift Linear Actuator family provides a versatile actuator for intermittent, extended-duty and heavy-duty actuation in a compact package."

MiniLift Linear Actuators are well suited for applications like: food processing, marine, textile, wood industry, material handling, factory automation, industrial cleaning machines, medical, semiconductor and ergonomic tables.

2D and 3D models of Nook products - including MiniLift™ Linear Actuators, ActionJac™ ILA Cylinders, ActionJac™ Worm Gear Screw Jacks, ActionJac™ Electric Cylinders, MM Slide™ Systems, PowerTrax™ Linear Bearings, Pillow Blocks and Slide Systems, PowerAc™ Acme Screw Assemblies, PowerTrac™ Ball Screw Assemblies, End Machining & EZZE-MOUNT™ End Bearing Supports - in all major CAD formats, including AutoCAD®, SolidWorks®, CATIA® and Pro/E®, are available for download 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.

©2004 Nook Industries

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Editorial Contact:

Agency Contact: Rachel Kerstetter 216.242.0415

Corporate Contact: Jeff Naymik 216.271.7900 x250