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The Nexen Group™, formerly known as Horton, is a leading manufacturer of brakes, clutches, torque limiters, overload protection devices, and control systems for a variety of industrial applications in the packaging, machine tool, material handling, automotive and textile industries.

The Air Champ® line of clutches and brakes is the industry standard for rotary motion control and power transmission.

Nexen manufactures a wide range of brakes including, calliper, drum, air and spring engaged, linear motion guide rail brakes and servo motor brakes.

Nexen also offers  the Roller Pinion System (RPS) and Roller Pinion Gear System (RGS)  – a unique advanced technology that provides a realistic alternative to many traditional linear and rotary power transmission applications.  The RPS and RGS systems provide zero backlash operation, with very high positional accuracy and very low velocity ripple, 99% efficiency, high rigidity, low noise, low maintenance and long life.