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Star Cutter Awarded “Going PRO” Funds for Employee Training

March 15, 2023

Farmington Hills, Mich., March 15, 2023 – Star Cutter announced that its Tawas Tool, Ossineke Industries and H.B. Carbide facilities have received 2023 Going PRO Talent Funds from the Department of Labor and Economic Opportunity-Workforce Development (LEO-WD) through the Michigan Works! agency. Going PRO is a competitive funding source that provides a solution to skill shortages throughout the State of Michigan that awards employers to assist in training, developing and retaining current and newly hired employees. Past statistics from employees trained through the program indicate a retention rate of over […]

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Star Cutter is a Proud Member of USCTI

March 7, 2023

Star Cutter Company is a proud member and a committed supporter of the USCTI – United States Cutting Tool Institute organization. We’re a firm believer in the goals and initiatives of representing, promoting, and expanding the US cutting tool industry. Our entire Star Cutter family of companies have seen firsthand the amazing benefits of the member networking, Industry collaborations and monthly reporting and statistics data. All of these are essential to our business success as they allow us to stay up to date with the latest trends and become more […]

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Star Cutter Announces Express In-Stock Gundrill Programs – Custom Designs Also Included

March 3, 2023

Farmington Hills, Mich., March 2, 2023  – Star Cutter has announced Star Cutter Express, an enhanced Single Flute Gundrill program designed to provide companies with quality standard in-stock or customized gundrills in an expedited manner. Standard Programs with Same Day Shipping:  There are two stocked and standard product offerings where gundrills are delivered within 24 hours of the order. The SFGD Express program is for Single Flute Gundrills in diameters from 0.1250” – 0.7500” (3.175mm – 19.050mm) and lengths up to 48” (1219mm). The SCGD Express program is for Single […]

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Star Cutter Displays Precision Tooling Solutions for Firearms Manufacturing

January 10, 2023

Las Vegas, January 10, 2023 – Star Cutter Company, a provider of custom-engineered tooling solutions for precision applications, is displaying its cutting tools tailored for firearms manufacturing at the Shot Show 2023 in the Supplier Showcase, booth #51317. On display will be solutions for producing: Rifle and Shotgun Barrels – single flute gundrills, including high performance and double contour enhanced designed gundrills, pull reamers, and rifling buttons Pistol Barrels – solid carbide gundrills, solid carbide deep hole twist drills, carbide reamers Firing Pin Holes – small diameter solid carbide twist […]

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Star Cutter Company Expands Star SU Representation in Europe: Samputensili Cutting Tools Now Part of Star SU

September 12, 2022

Farmington Hills, Mich., Sept. 12, 2022 – Star Cutter Company has acquired a majority share of Samputensili Cutting Tools (Bentivoglio, Italy), which has now been incorporated into the Star SU brand, serving the European market as Star SU Europe S.r.l. “As a recognized global leader in the gear manufacturing industry, we are happy to officially extend our presence into the European market,” said Jeff Lawton, Star Cutter Company President/COO. “We know this integration of resources will further our technical skills, enhance our product quality, expand our manufacturing capacity and improve […]

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Star Cutter Adds Medical Industry Specialist to Sales Network

December 7, 2021

Farmington Hills, Mich., Dec. 7, 2021 — Star Cutter has added Shop Solutions LLC (Columbia City, IN), owned by Matt Dahms, to its sales network with a goal of expanding the company’s presence within the medical industry. Shop Solutions specializes in manufacturing solutions for surgical tools used in orthopedic applications. “We are excited to have Matt representing our NXT tool grinders within the medical community,” said said Brad Lawton, Star Cutter Chairman and CEO. “His extensive knowledge of surgical tool manufacturing and connections within industry will be a great benefit […]

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Star Cutter and ESPRIT CAM Partner to Create Medical Tool Grinding Package

October 5, 2021
hip rasp

Farmington Hills, Mich. and Camarillo, Calif., Oct. 5, 2021 – Star Cutter Company and Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence have established a partnership that enables the Star Cutter NXT 5-axis grinders to be sold with a seat of pre-loaded ESPRIT CAM software. This packaged solution is aimed at assisting manufacturers of complex medical tooling, such as hip rasps, rotary files, bone files and drills, etc. Having certified ESPRIT post processors on the NXT ensures faster launch and error-free program code every time. “ESPRIT’s proven ability in easing the programming and production of […]

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Star Cutter’s Core Drills for Aluminum and Iron Are Optimized Per Application

July 13, 2021
Star Cutter Core Drills

Farmington Hills, Mich., DATELINE, 2021 – Star Cutter Company’s core drills, custom-designed and built per application, are well-suited for the machining of cylinder heads, cylinder blocks, valve bodies, fluid power components, and other cast components that are made of aluminum and iron, including CGI. Based upon review and input from the Star Cutter design team, decisions are made regarding three- or four-fluted design, edge prep, material grade and advanced coating selection so that each drill is optimized per specific requirements, leading to reduced cycle times. Used for both enlarging or […]

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Star Cutter Hires Josh Hubbard as Sales and Applications Engineer

July 9, 2021

Farmington Hills, Mich., June 23, 2021 – Star Cutter Company has added to its applications engineering team with the hiring of Josh Hubbard as a sales and applications engineer at its Elk Rapids, Mich., facility where the company builds its 5-axis CNC tool grinding machines. In this position, Hubbard will support the sales team by engineering processes and delivering solutions to Star’s tool grinding customer base. Hubbard has significant experience in running a variety of CNC programs in industry, including the Star CNC 5-axis platform. Additionally, he is skilled in […]

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Star Cutter Expands Tool Offering with 3D Printing Capability

June 23, 2021
3D Printed Tool Bodies

Farmington Hills, Mich., June 9, 2021 – Star Cutter Company, in alliance with its strategic partner Neher Group, has announced the availability of 3D printed PCD monoblock tool bodies and chip deflectors where the 3D printed bodies are integrated with the holder interface to create a single robust tool. As compared to traditional manufacturing methods, additive manufacturing is more reliable in achieving designs with complex details and effective chip evacuation. This ability to optimize coolant hole and cooling channel locations can improve tool life by 30% or more and is […]

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