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  • Engineered Access Solutions for Industrial Applications

    Engineered Access Solutions for Industrial Applications

    This brochure provides an overview of our engineered access solutions for various types of industrial equipment.

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  • Southco Apprentice Wins Best of British Engineering Award From Semta

    Southco Apprentice Wins Best of British Engineering Award From Semta

    Southco apprentice Philippa Dressler-Pearson was recently awarded the UK Apprentice of the Year and Best of British Engineering at the Semta Skills Awards ceremony in London, UK. Semta (The...

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  • LIFT-A-SYST® Counterbalance Systems

    LIFT-A-SYST® Counterbalance Systems

    Learn how Southco's CB LIFT-A-SYST® series makes equipment operation safe and reliable by neutralizing the weight of heavy countertops and doors.

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  • Why You Need Rack Level Security In the Colocation Data Center [Infographic]

    Why You Need Rack Level Security In the Colocation Data Center [Infographic]

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  • Distinctive Touch Points for the Automotive Industry

    Distinctive Touch Points for the Automotive Industry

    This brochure provides an overview of how our proven core latching mechanisms and innovative new technologies can differentiate your vehicle design.

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  • Countering the Threat of Physical Security Breaches in Colocation Centers

    Countering the Threat of Physical Security Breaches in Colocation Centers

    In today’s world, data is fast becoming the new global currency and as data volumes continue to grow at an exponential rate, the issue of data security continues to cause concern within the...

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  • New Micro Rotary Latch Designed for Small Spaces

    New Micro Rotary Latch Designed for Small Spaces

    Southco has recently expanded its successful line of rotary latching solutions with the launch of the R4-05 Micro Rotary Latch. The newest addition to the R4 Rotary Latch series provides concealed...

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  • What's So Cool About Manufacturing?

    What's So Cool About Manufacturing?

    Springton Lake Middle School's Video Club students profiled Southco in the Delaware/Chester County What's So Cool About Manufacturing Contest for 2017.

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  • Rack Level Security for Data Center Cabinets

    Rack Level Security for Data Center Cabinets

    When selecting an electronic access solution for rack level access, the requirements and capabilities of the data center’s existing security system must be evaluated to ensure seamless integration.

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  • Are You Sitting Comfortably?

    Are You Sitting Comfortably?

    This article explains how constant torque hinging solutions enable rail operators to improve seating and promote a highly ergonomic passenger comfort zone.

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  • Solving Aircraft Interior Design Challenges with Standardized Mechanisms

    Solving Aircraft Interior Design Challenges with Standardized Mechanisms

    This article explains how using standardized access hardware solutions allowd weight to be conserved across aircraft interior applications while ensuring reliable operation of passenger touch points.

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  • Electronic Access Solutions Design Guide

    Electronic Access Solutions Design Guide

    Southco's access control devices, intelligent electronic locks and remote monitoring work together to provide a complete solution for electronic access at the equipment level.

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  • Using Complete Rotary Systems in Off-Highway Equipment Design

    Using Complete Rotary Systems in Off-Highway Equipment Design

    This article explains how rotary latch systems provide an effective and reliable means of remotely opening interior and exterior doors, compartments, hoods and engine covers.

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  • Southco Supports the Next Generation of Manufacturing In Worcester

    Southco Supports the Next Generation of Manufacturing In Worcester

    Southco has a well established apprenticeship program with apprentices at both of its Worcester and Farnham, UK facilities.

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  • Lazenby Group & Southco: High Performance Latch Enhances Security In All Weather Conditions

    Lazenby Group & Southco: High Performance Latch Enhances Security In All Weather Conditions

    This case study explains how Southco helped the Lazenby Group enhance the physical security of their outdoor self-service payment kiosks, with a weather-resistant Multi-Point Compression Latch System.

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  • Southco Video with Thomas Mehler - EN1:36

    Southco Video with Thomas Mehler - EN

    Thomas Mehler, President of Southco, provides his thoughts on the strengths and future of Southco.

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  • 5 Questions to Ask Before Choosing a Stainless Steel Hinge

    5 Questions to Ask Before Choosing a Stainless Steel Hinge

    This article explains five key design considerations to take into account when selecting a stainless steel hinge.

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  • Southco BLUETOOTH®  Controller3:07

    Southco BLUETOOTH® Controller

    Southco’s EA-BT BLUETOOTH® Controller provides full access control and remote monitoring of intelligent locks without having to wire into a network, or install, manage and maintain software.

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  • Aircraft Interior Solutions Overview

    Aircraft Interior Solutions Overview

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  • Southco Product Overview Guide

    Southco Product Overview Guide

    This brochure provides an overview of Southco's product class categories and their features.

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  • Using Fastening and Positioning Technologies To Solve New Challenges In Lighting Design

    Using Fastening and Positioning Technologies To Solve New Challenges In Lighting Design

    This article explains how fastening and positioning technologies to enhance the functional performance and visual and ergonomic appeal of lighting equipment and fixtures.

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  • Springton Lake Students Win Outstanding Videography Award for Southco Video

    Springton Lake Students Win Outstanding Videography Award for Southco Video

    A team of students from Springton Lake Middle School won an award for their film about Southco, Inc.

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  • New Height Adjustable, Vertically Articulating Arms

    New Height Adjustable, Vertically Articulating Arms

    Southco has expanded its AV Display Mount offering with two new versions that allow the height of a monitor or display to be precisely adjusted according to end user preferences. The expanded...

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  • Expanding Remote Enclosure Security with Electronic Access Technology

    Expanding Remote Enclosure Security with Electronic Access Technology

    This article explains how electronic access solutions with integrated electronic locks and latches can be used to secure networked enclosures in remote locations.

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  • Display Mounts Product Guide

    Display Mounts Product Guide

    This brochure compares Southco’s different display mount products and includes information about common design factors, range of motion and mounting options.

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  • Rotary Latch Features Integrated Cable Mounting Bracket

    Rotary Latch Features Integrated Cable Mounting Bracket

    Southco has recently expanded its successful line of rotary latching solutions with the launch of the R4-10 Rotary Latch with Integrated Bracket. The newest addition to the R4-10 Rotary Latch...

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  • New Cable Splitter Provides Timed Release Of Rotary Latches

    New Cable Splitter Provides Timed Release Of Rotary Latches

    Southco’s newest addition to its successful line of Rotary Latch solutions allows multiple connected rotary latches to be triggered from a single actuation point. The AC Cable Splitter features...

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  • Rotary Latch Features Direct, Cable-free Actuation

    Rotary Latch Features Direct, Cable-free Actuation

    Southco’s newest rotary latch can be triggered directly via push button or lever-style actuator, without the need for connected cable or rod. A rubber covered trigger alleviates potential noise...

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  • Southco at Data Centre World 20172:05

    Southco at Data Centre World 2017

    Considering Rack Level Security? Check out Southco's Electronic Access Solutions as demonstrated at Data Centre World 2017.

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  • Padlockable Compression Latch Offers Enhanced Security

    Padlockable Compression Latch Offers Enhanced Security

    Southco has expanded its successful E3 VISE ACTION® Compression Latch series with an ergonomic T-handle version that features an integrated padlockable design. The padlockable E3 VISE ACTION®...

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  • New Counterbalance System Neutralizes Weight of Heavy Doors and Covers

    New Counterbalance System Neutralizes Weight of Heavy Doors and Covers

    Southco has recently expanded its Positioning Technology portfolio with the addition a system designed to neutralize the weight of heavy doors and covers. The CB Lift-A-SYST® series combines...

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  • DZUS® Fastener Story16:42

    DZUS® Fastener Story

    Take a journey back in time to 1960 to the DZUS® factory located in West Islip, NY. See William Dzus in action as the business owner, entrepreneur and inventor of the original DZUS® Quarter-Turn Faste

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  • Shutter Cam Latch Prevents Accidental Opening and Keeps Dust Out

    Shutter Cam Latch Prevents Accidental Opening and Keeps Dust Out

    Southco has expanded its successful E5 Cam Latch series with a new latch designed to prevent accidental opening. The drop bushing feature of the E5 Shutter Cam Latch adds additional security by...

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