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  • RFID Access Controller Simplifies Electronic Access Control Set Up

    RFID Access Controller Simplifies Electronic Access Control Set Up

    Southco has expanded its line of electronic access solutions with an access controller that simplifies the integration of keyless access into equipment level applications. Southco’s EA-P3 High...

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  • New Padlockable Cam Latch Features Redesigned Wing Knob

    New Padlockable Cam Latch Features Redesigned Wing Knob

    Southco has redesigned the wing knob version of its successful E5 Cam Latch series with a stylish, streamlined design that promotes improved ergonomics and enhanced security. The new E5 Wing Knob...

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  • Bluetooth Controller Allows Smartphones To Be Used As Keys

    Bluetooth Controller Allows Smartphones To Be Used As Keys

    Southco has recently expanded its line of Electronic Access Solutions with an access controller that allows Bluetooth-enabled devices, such as smartphones and tablets, to be used as a key....

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  • New Low Profile Captive Screw Designed For Tight Spaces

    New Low Profile Captive Screw Designed For Tight Spaces

    Southco has recently expanded its Captive Screw offering with a low profile version designed for applications where installation space is extremely limited. The 52 Miniature Captive Screw Low...

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Southco Apprentice Pippa Dressler-Pearson Earns Worcestershire Apprentice of the Year

    Southco Apprentice Pippa Dressler-Pearson Earns Worcestershire Apprentice of the Year

    Pippa Dressler-Pearson, one of Southco’s Apprentice Engineers located in the Worcester, UK facility has been awarded Worcestershire’s Top Apprentice for 2016. Created by the Worcestershire Local...

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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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  • New Compact Compression Latch for Limited Spaces

    New Compact Compression Latch for Limited Spaces

    Southco has expanded its successful E3 VISE ACTION® Compression Latch series with a compact version designed for limited space applications. The compact E3 Compression Latch combines high strength...

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  • New Quarter-Turn Fastener Prevents Over Tightening

    New Quarter-Turn Fastener Prevents Over Tightening

    Southco has expanded its DZUS® Quarter-Turn product line with the launch of a captive-style fastener that prevents over tightening. The DZUS® D9 Tech Line Quarter-Turn Fastener combines Southco’s...

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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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  • Microprocessor Controlled Electronic Lock Delivers Advanced Intelligence

    Microprocessor Controlled Electronic Lock Delivers Advanced Intelligence

    Southco’s new R4-EM 9 Series Electronic Rotary Latch delivers next generation electronic locking through microprocessor controlled actuation, providing highly intelligent, reliable electronic...

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  • Self-Contained System Named Top Money Saving Product of 2016

    Self-Contained System Named Top Money Saving Product of 2016

    Southco is pleased to announce that our SC Self-Contained Electronic Locking System was selected by Buildings Magazine as a Top Money Saving Product of 2016. Buildings Magazine, which reaches over...

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  • Why Touch Points Matter To Automotive Design

    Why Touch Points Matter To Automotive Design

    This article explains how touch points form the foundation for customers to perceive and make decisions regarding the automobiles they purchase

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