Sep 9, 2016 -- Nook Industries is a leading manufacturer of linear motion systems that are used globally in a range of industries including: transportation, medical/diagnostics, paper, chemical, food/beverage, energy, aerospace/defense, entertainment and communications markets.
- In 1969, Joseph H. Nook, Jr. founded the Ball Bearing Screw Supply Company with the goal of stocking and machining ball screws manufactured by Saginaw Steering Gear.
- In the 1970s, the company was renamed Nook Industries and the company grew, adding expanded capabilities for ball screw assemblies, Acme screw assemblies and worm gear jack lines.
- In the 1980s, Nook purchased Skidmore Gear Company and established a line of linear bearing, shafting and components.
- In the 1990s, Nook installed the world’s largest capacity precision thread roller, with the ability to roll up to a 14-inch diameter.
- Rockwell Encompass Partner program
- Ball screw/ball nuts
- Roller screws
- Acme screws
- Mechanical actuators
- Screw jacks
- Electric cylinders
- Compact cylinders
- End bearing supports
- End machining
- Self-aligning linear bearings
- Hard-shell linear bearings
- Slide systems
- Hardened and ground shafting
- Standard and low-profile support rails
- Precision locknuts
- Ball splines
Nook offers engineering assistance to its customers with a staff of application engineers and product specialists, as well as online resources.