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Michigan kicks off Manufacturing Week

September 28, 2020
Michigan Manufacturing Week logo

Today Governor Gretchen Whitmer issued a proclamation declaring September 28 to October 2, 2020 as Manufacturing Week to recognize Michigan’s more than 11,386 unique manufacturing firms, which account for 626,000 jobs and $98.64 billion of total output annually. “Michigan is home to hundreds of thousands of hardworking men and women who are dedicated to making the innovative products so many of us rely on every day,” Governor Whitmer said. “They were some of the first to go back on the frontlines during the COVID-19 pandemic, many of them creatively retooling their operations […]

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Star SU Solid Carbide Gundrills: Medical Instrument and Device Deep Hole Drilling

April 30, 2020
Gundrills Array

HOFFMAN ESTATES, IL., April 30, 2020 – With our modern manufacturing processes and state-of-the-art automation, Star is producing world-class performing Solid Carbide Gundrills that are used for machining your challenging medical grade materials. Star Single Flute Solid Carbide Gundrills are specially engineered and manufactured to meet your part print requirements for medical devices and instruments with proven results in drilling the complete range of titanium and stainless steel materials. “In many cases, our small diameter gundrills have resulted with our product providing our customers with excellent cost savings.  This was […]

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Star SU Exhibiting at SHOT Week Supplier Showcase

November 5, 2019
SHOT Weeks Supplier Showcase logo

HOFFMAN ESTATES, IL., November 5, 2019 — Star SU LLC will be exhibiting at the 2020 SHOT Week Supplier Showcase in Las Vegas, January 20-21, 2020.  Entering its fourth year, the SHOT Week Supplier Showcase was developed in conjunction with the SHOT SHOW as a dedicated event for suppliers to present their products to shooting, hunting, and outdoor manufacturers. Star SU / Star Cutter Company (Booth 51535) will present our firearm industry products, including: Gundrills (including high performance / high feed), pull reamers, and rifle buttons for the barrel making process […]

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Star Cutter Company/Star SU recognized as Veteran Friendly Employer

January 30, 2019
2018 Veteran Friendly Bronze Logo

Star SU/Star Cutter Company was recently recognized as a Veteran-Friendly Employer by the Michigan Veteran’s Affairs Agency. Employing U.S. Veterans has always been important to our core values as a company and as Americans and this honor is something that we are extremely proud of.

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Manufacturing Day Celebrated Across Star Cutter Company’s Northern Michigan Plants

October 15, 2018
Manufacturing Day Celebrated at Star Cutter

Star Cutter Company celebrated Manufacturing Day, officially October 5th, over the past two weeks by hosting student visits at several of its Northern Michigan facilities including Ossineke Industries (Ossineke, MI), H.B. Carbide Company (Lewiston, MI), and Tawas Tool (East Tawas, MI). Here is a summary of how each group showcased their facilities and the manufacturing industry as a whole: October 4th Ossineke Industries: 30 Alpena High School Mechatronics program students toured the plant October 5th H.B. Carbide Company: 60 students from the Atlanta school system toured the facility taking an […]

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The NXT generation of tool grinding has arrived

June 11, 2018
Star Cutter NXT-right

Elk Rapids Engineering a division of the Star Cutter Company and manufacturer of the Star brand of CNC tool and cutter grinders has been hard at work designing, testing, and refining their next generation (5) axis machine. Similar to Colonel Steve Austin in the science fiction movie Six Million Dollar Man, Engineers at Elk Rapids had a challenge: “Rebuild him. We have the technology. We can make him better than he was. Better…stronger…faster.” A focus group comprised of professionals from both inter-company tool-manufacturing facilities and outside customer locations helped the […]

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