Southco Offers Latest R2 Panel Fastening Draw Latches with Industrial Grade Finishing

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The R2 Panel Fastening Draw Latches are designed for use in the construction of exhibits, display and staging. The latches are now offered with galvanized steel for a consistent finish. They provide sufficient pull-up action for creating tight connection and seal while joining the panels.

Original Press Release:

Southco Introduces New Panel Fastening Draw Latch with Updated Finish for Long-Term Performance

CONCORDVILLE, Pa., January 03, 2019 — Southco, Inc., a global leader in engineered access solutions, has refreshed its successful R2 Panel Fastening Draw Latch series with an updated version that combines a reliable, industrial grade finish with strength and durability. Refreshed with galvanized steel, Southco’s new R2 Panel Fastening Draw Latch delivers a consistent appearance over time while maintaining the product’s established quality and strength.

Southco’s R2 Panel Fastening Draw Latch enables the rapid assembly and disassembly of doors and panels, providing significant reductions in time and labor. Trusted in the construction of exhibits, displays and staging, Southco’s R2 Panel Fastening Draw Latch is a proven solution for joining panels, providing sufficient pull-up action to create a tight connection and seal.

Director of Global Product Management Jim Ford adds, “The R2 Panel Fastening Draw Latch has proven its strength and durability over decades of use in staging applications. Updating this established product with galvanized steel enables us to offer a consistent finish at an economical price point.”

For more information about the functionality of Southco’s Draw Latches, please visit, email the 24/7 customer service department at, call 610-459-4000 or fax your inquiry to 610-459-4012.

About Southco

Southco, Inc. is the leading global designer and manufacturer of engineered access solutions. From quality and performance to aesthetics and ergonomics, we understand that first impressions are lasting impressions in product design. For over 70 years, Southco has helped the world’s most recognized brands create value for their customers with innovative access solutions designed to enhance the touch points of their products in transportation and industrial applications, medical equipment, data centers and more. With unrivalled engineering resources, innovative products and a dedicated global team, Southco delivers the broadest portfolio of premium access solutions available to equipment designers throughout the world.

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