Norse Adds 110-Ton Minster Press

TORRINGTON, CT – Norse has acquired a 110-ton Minster No. 9 standing press. The press came online at Norse's Torrington, CT, factory in March 2015. It will be used for multiple stamping operations, though primarily dedicated to Type 1 Large latches used in its ShutterUp Latches hurricane shutter latching systems.

Norse's acquisition will allow the company to continue manufacturing its Type 1 Large latch entirely inhouse. The press will enable higher production volumes, reduced production times and enhanced quality adherance.

About Norse Latches

Since 1960, Norse Inc. has engineered and manufactured America's most versatile latching systems with thousands of configurations possible. Sales are worldwide. Proprietary springloaded latching mechanisms provide high clamping forces from 200 to over 500 pounds per latch. Latches are vibration proof, surface mounted or mortised, remotely operable and gangable. They are made of steel and come in various plating options. Sealed units are available. For wood, metal, plastic and other applications including: military enclosures, aircraft emergency exit ramps, hurricane shutters, security shutters for seasonal home closure, electronic cabinets, exhibits and displays, machine enclosures, pre-fab structures, pre-fabfurniture, windows, doors, sectional walls, sectional flooring, kiosks, store fixtures, industrial hoods, sealed cases, shields, clamping devices, stair rails, quick release machine guards, wall attachments, stage sets and props, shipping crates, sealed containers, display and instrument cases, access panels, refrigerator rooms, saunas, camper caps, trailer covers, solar panels, countertops and conference tables, accent columns, T (temporary) shelters, etc. Norse will also design/build to spec.

For further information please contact:

Chris Langer at Norse, Inc.



Norse, Inc. 

100 South Road

Torrington, CT 06790 

tel 860-482-1532  

fax 860-482-5059 

toll-free ordering  800-546-6773

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