Nook Industries Integrates Positioning Solutions with Worm Gear Screw Jack 2D and 3D CAD Downloads

Nook Industries Develops Motors, Counters and Handwheels for Screw Jack Downloads

Cleveland, OH - April 13, 2005 - Nook Industries, a leading manufacturer of linear motion control systems and components, announces the availability of downloadable Reliance Electric® and Baldor® motors, as well as handwheels and counters in 2D and 3D CAD for its line of ActionJac(TM) screw jacks.

Motors, handwheels and counters, available for ball screw and machine screw jacks up to 20-ton capacity, provide convenient positioning solutions and handy control options for manufacturers using ActionJac mechanical actuators. Engineers can use the robust and flexible Nook eCatalog to configure, view, and download 2D and 3D screw jack models with internally or externally wired motors, handwheels and counters in several product configurations. This interactive online catalog saves engineers the time and effort required to model components from the Nook catalog and provides additional flexibility for selecting the best configuration for their particular application.

"Nook Industries is committed to providing integrated linear solutions and tools that make it simpler and faster for our customers to work with us," says Christopher Nook, Vice President for Nook Industries. "Saving valuable time, along with our commitment to design, engineering and manufacturing excellence is why Nook Industries continues to become the linear motion manufacturer of choice."

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

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About Nook Industries
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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