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Southco Receives Boeing Silver Performance Award for 2012

Southco is the recipient of a 2012 Silver level Performance Excellence Award, which is issued annually by the Boeing Company in recognition of suppliers who have achieved superior performance.

The Boeing Company awards Silver level recognition to companies demonstrating their dedication to the high performance standards necessary to meet customer expectations and remain competitive in the global economy.

Boeing recognized 594 suppliers for 2012 who achieved either a Gold or Silver level Boeing Performance Excellence Award. Southco maintained a Silver composite performance rating for each month of the 12-month performance period, from Oct. 1, 2011 to Sept. 30, 2012.

“We are honored to be recognized as one of Boeing’s top suppliers,” said Steve Potter, General Manager of Southco’s Americas Transportation unit. “This award is a reflection of the high quality access hardware solutions, innovative technology and exemplary service we provide to all of our customers.”

Learn more about the Boeing Performance Excellence Award

Twice As Much Torque to Lift and Position Heavier Items with Ease

Southco’s new E6-600 Constant Torque Position Control Hinge features increased holding power and lightweight aluminum construction. The E6-600  Constant Torque Position Control Hinge allows the user to hold a door or panel securely at any desired angle, and delivers twice as much torque to support larger, heavier items. E6 class positioning hinges p

Proven Display Positioning: When a Little Tilt Is All You Need

Sometimes a display need only be manipulated with a simple tilt to provide the optimal user experience. That’s why Southco designed the AV-D30 Tilt Display Mount (T Series), which brings best-in-class user experience to applications where only the tilt angle of the display needs adjusting. The T Series’ smooth tilting action allows quick, display positi

Best Practices for Display Mounting Selection for Medical Equipment

For healthcare professionals working with medical equipment each day, such as diagnostic equipment and mobile carts with monitors attached, it is essential that arms or mounts support the display screen when it must remain stationary, yet be easy to move when repositioning is required. Southco’s constant torque positioning technology, which offers a

Off-highway interiors: Safety, comfort and convenience

Part 3 of a 3-part series on off-highway access components Anyone who has spent a long day in the cab of an off-highway vehicle knows the importance of comfort, convenience and safety. So it’s not surprising that Southco has developed our products for these vehicles with ergonomics as a top priority. Streamlined position control hinges allow for pr

Two Southco Products Named Golden Mousetrap Finalists

This week Design News announced its Annual Best New Products Awards finalists and winners. Two Southco products were named as finalists in the Fastening and Joining Category; The Electromechanical Swing Handle and the Dynamic Mounting Arm. Southco’s H3-EM Electronic Locking Swinghandle provides efficient electronic access security to datacenter cabine


Atlanta in March – a nice break from the snow and cold! Someone forgot to tell the weatherman, as two inches of snow landed on the Atlanta landscape and caused school closings, business closings, and airport craziness… Inside the Georgia World Congress Center  people seemed not to notice. HIMSS10 (Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society

CMEF Exhibition 2009

Well almost directly from Chicago, it was off to Shenzhen China for the China International Medical Equipment Fair (CMEF). Once again we were featuring our Position Control Technology, displaying our new line of friction hinges, and our soon to be released monitor arm. We were visited by internationally known medical device manufacturers such as Mindray, Lan