Standard Metric Screw Jacks

Cleveland, OH - June 28, 2004

ActionJac Worm Gear Screw Jacks Available In Metric Sizes To Meet All Linear Motion Needs

Nook Industries, a leading manufacturer of linear motion control systems and components, today announced the availability of its ActionJac™ family of ball screw and trapezoidal screw jacks in metric sizes, providing a complete range of universally accepted mechanical actuators.

Standard metric ball and trapezoidal screw jacks range in capacity from 5kN to 200kN and are built to the same world-class specifications as the ActionJac imperial sizes. The full line of Nook accessories, including boots, limit switches, top plates, clevises, and trunnion mounts, and IEC motor mounts are available for the metric jacks.

"We are excited to introduce the metric ActionJac," says Ron Domeck, President of Nook Industries. "We are now prepared to penetrate the global market by offering sizes that are conducive to users worldwide. Our technology and experience are allowing us to produce metric units as efficiently and cost-effectively as the inch sizes, which lets our customers know that we are committed to supporting their applications anywhere in the world."

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