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Two Stage Rotary Latch Wins OEM Off-Highway’s ‘Top Products of 2014’

R4-10-Top-Product-2015Southco’s new R4-10 Two Stage Rotary Latch has earned the number one spot in OEM Off-Highway magazine’s Top 10 New Products of 2014 contest. Winners of the Top 10 New Products of 2014 are the 10 most-viewed products listed on its online buyer’s guide, the Component Directory, which features over 4,500 products and services from 1,400 companies around the world.

OEM Off-Highway magazine is an industry-leading publication dedicated to heavy-duty on- and off-road equipment manufacturing. In recognition of the award, the R4-10 Two Stage will be prominently featured in the magazine’s November/December 2014 print issue of OEM Off-Highway magazine, as well as the globally-distributed digital version of the publication and on its website, OEMOffHighway.com.

The R4-10 Two-Stage Rotary Latch allows for increased operator safety by eliminating false latching conditions in enclosure applications. The compact design of the R4-10 Two-Stage Rotary Latch occupies minimal space within the enclosure, providing concealed latching and increased security.

Southco’s R4 Rotary Latch product class provides a clean exterior surface free of pry points and push-to-close convenience for doors and panels. Available in corrosion-resistant steel and stainless steel, these latches are suitable for demanding environments and can be used in a broad range of applications across industries.

Southco participated in the Top Products content in 2013, with the R4-EM Outdoor Electronic Rotary Latch earning eighth place in the Top 10, and continues to build on it’s strong engineering resources by launching new products to meet the design needs of the company’s global customer base.

“We are ecstatic that the R4-EM Two-Stage has been acknowledged by OEM Off-Highway readers as a the number one solution for rotary latching,” said James Stroud, Global Product Manager. When combined with Southco’s line of mechanical and electronic actuators and cables, the R4 Rotary Latches provide a complete system for remote access in rugged environments, making it a key product for Off-Highway applications.”

Non-Locking Actuators for Heavy Duty Applications

Southco has recently launched non-locking versions of its AC-30 and AC-40 Actuator styles that provide quick, reliable actuation in heavy duty applications. Constructed of high-strength, corrosion-resistant materials, non-locking AC-30 and AC-40 Actuators are ideal for rugged outdoor environments and interior applications. The AC-30 features push button a

Help Our Newest Rotary Latch Become a ‘Top New Product’ of 2014!

Southco’s R4-10 Two-Stage Rotary Latch is contending for a spot as one of OEM Off-Highway Magazine’s “Top 10 New Products of 2014,” and you can help! The R4-10 Two Stage provides increased operator safety by eliminating false latching conditions in enclosure applications. The compact design of the R4-10 Two-Stage Rotary Latch occupies minimal

Southco Engineering Article Roundup

Did you know that Southco’s thought leaders are often featured in industry publications and online resources around the web? In case you missed it, we would like to share a few recent articles that showcase our diverse engineering and technology expertise and provide value to the markets we serve. Check out the following stories in our Engineering A

Two-Stage Rotary Latch Ensures Secure Closure Every Time

Southco’s R4-10 Two-Stage Rotary Latch provides increased operator safety by eliminating false latching conditions in enclosure applications. The compact design of the R4-10 Two-Stage Rotary Latch occupies minimal space within the enclosure, providing concealed latching and increased security. Southco’s R4 Rotary Latch product class combines concealed