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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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