LIFT-A-SYST® Counterbalance System eliminates need for constant maintenance.

Press Release Summary:

Combining assisted lifting force and positional stability, LIFT-A-SYST® Series is designed for controlling weight of heavy flip-up countertops and covers. Allowing heavy doors to be lifted with less effort, product neutralizes weight of heavy doors and covers.

Original Press Release:

New Counterbalance System from Southco Neutralizes the Weight of Heavy Doors and Covers

Southco, Inc., a global leader in engineered access solutions, has recently expanded its Positioning Technology portfolio with the addition of a system designed to neutralize the weight of heavy doors and covers. The CB LIFT-A-SYST® series combines assisted lifting force and positional stability through the full range of motion for opening and closing to make equipment operation safe and reliable.

Southco’s LIFT-A-SYST® series is designed specifically for controlling the exact weight of heavy flip-up countertops and covers, allowing them to be lifted and positioned with ease. The LIFT-A-SYST® series allows a heavy door to be lifted with minimal operating effort and will continue to hold it securely in any position.

Available with an optional hinge point, Southco’s LIFT-A-SYST® series can be fine-tuned to the feel of the door, eliminating the need for constant maintenance and readjustment. Additionally, the LIFT-A-SYST® series offers safe operation and a repeatable cycle life.

Global Product Manager James Stroud adds, “Southco’s CB LIFT-A-SYST® series is engineered specifically for controlling the exact weight of heavy flip-up countertops and covers, and can balance heavy loads, allowing them to be safely lifted and positioned with minimal operating effort.”

For more information about the functionality of Position Control Hinges, please visit, e-mail the 24/7 customer service department at, call 610-459-4000 or fax your inquiry to 610-459-4012.

Southco is the leading and trusted global source for engineered access hardware solutions, including a variety of latches, locks, captive fasteners, quick access fasteners, hinges, handles, inserts, electronic access solutions, and other accessories for applications in the networking, telecommunications, computer, automotive, aerospace, mass transit, off-highway/construction, RV/caravan, industrial machinery, marine and HVAC industries.

Southco is passionately focused on delivering customized engineering solutions and global support for its customers. The company aspires to be a virtual engineering center for its customers’ engineered access solutions and is committed to providing outstanding quality and overall satisfaction. Southco’s promise to its customers is to connect, create and innovate to provide the best solution for every access engineering problem.

Southco. Inc.

P.O. Box 0116 210 N. Brinton Lake Road

Concordville, PA 19331-0116 USA

Phone: +1 610 459 4000

Fax: +1 610 459 4012


Rachel Kane


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