Southco Completes Acquisition of CounterBalance Corp.

Southco's acquisition of CounterBalance Corp. will help expand the products it offers within its Positioning Technology portfolio.

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Southco Inc. has completed the acquisition of CounterBalance Corporation. CounterBalance is a U.S.-based manufacturer of modular torsion spring systems. Southco is the global leader in the design and manufacturing of Engineered Access Hardware Solutions.

CounterBalance provides position control solutions that are designed to eliminate the effort required to lift lids, covers, hatches and countertops. CounterBalance solutions are found on a variety of equipment and countertop applications across diverse industries, including medical, industrial, military, education, hospitality and food service. 

CounterBalance’s design and manufacturing capabilities will strengthen Southco’s global Positioning Technology product portfolio by expanding the performance to cover a wider variety of applications with higher load forces. These solutions will provide new opportunities to add value to Southco’s extensive customer base in a wide variety of industries and applications. 

“We are excited to add the CounterBalance technology, expertise and solutions to our Access Hardware business, as this expanded offering further enhances our ability to create value for our customers,” says Brian McNeill, President & CEO of Southco Inc. “With this acquisition, Southco expands its successful Positioning Technology line and value-added capabilities to the markets we serve.”