Nook Industries Receives a 2006 Readers' Choice Award

Cleveland, OH - October 31, 2006

Control Design Readers Vote Nook Industries Ball Screw and Lead Screw Products to the All-Star Team

Nook Industries, a leading manufacturer of linear motion control systems and components, was recently named to the all-star team for its ball screw and lead screw products in the 2006 Readers Choice Awards sponsored by Control Design Magazine.

Nook PowerTrac™ ball screw and PowerAc™ lead screws were voted as a best technology value provider in the ball screw/lead screw category. For over 37 years Nook Industries has manufactured precision ball screw and lead screw assemblies for the industrial marketplace. PowerTrac™ ball screw assemblies offer several ball nut styles matched with over 60 screw diameters and leads. PowerAc™ lead screw assemblies include bronze, plastic and anti-backlash nut styles matched with over 110 screw diameters and leads. In addition Nook Industries ball screw and lead screw product lines offer twin-lead and metric solutions.

Control Design sends 15,000 ballots to its readers who have influence over the purchase of industrial automation and control products for industrial machines. Votes received through the unaided ballot are carefully screened to ensure vendors' responses are removed. The published results include only companies that received at least 5% share of the vote in their category.

Utilize the robust and flexible interactive online Nook eCatalog to download 2D and 3D models of Nook assemblies - including PowerAc™ Acme Screw Assemblies, PowerTrac™ Ball Screw Assemblies, ActionJac™ Worm Gear Screw Jacks, ActionJac™ Electric Cylinders, ActionJac™ ILA Cylinders, MiniLift™ Linear Actuators, CC™ Compact Actuators, Modular 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

Corporate Contact: Jeff Naymik 216.271.7900 x250