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Star SU China presented the “A.I. Users Favorable Comment Award” for Scudding® Cutters

Mr. Han Jinxin, Cutting Tools Sales Manager of North of China of Star SU China, accepted the award on behalf of Star SU China. Various technologies, equipment and solutions are needed in all aspects of automobile and parts manufacturing. The Chinese automobile market nowadays has higher and higher requirements for ...
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Star SU to Showcase Complete Portfolio of Manufacturing Solutions at IMTS 2018

  HOFFMAN ESTATES, IL., June 15, 2018 —  Star SU LLC invites you to come see the latest in machine tool, cutting tool and tool services solutions at IMTS 2018. IMTS Quick Facts Name of Show: IMTS - International Manufacturing Technology Show Show Dates: September 10-15, 2018 Show Location: McCormick ...
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Riccardo Rubino joins Star SU as Operations Manager

HOFFMAN ESTATES, IL., May 17, 2018— Star SU of Hoffman Estates, IL formally announces the appointment of Riccardo Rubino as its new Operations Manager for the Americas. “Riccardo brings operations and supply chain leadership experience from positions held both in the U.S. and Italy.  He will work closely with me ...
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Star SU China presented the “A.I. Users Favorable Comment Award” for Scudding® Cutters

July 13, 2018

Mr. Han Jinxin, Cutting Tools Sales Manager of North of China of Star SU China, accepted the award on behalf of Star SU China. Various technologies, equipment and solutions are needed in all aspects of automobile and parts manufacturing. The Chinese automobile market nowadays has higher and higher requirements for the manufacturing efficiency, quality, cost […]

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Star SU to Showcase Complete Portfolio of Manufacturing Solutions at IMTS 2018

June 18, 2018

  HOFFMAN ESTATES, IL., June 15, 2018 —  Star SU LLC invites you to come see the latest in machine tool, cutting tool and tool services solutions at IMTS 2018. IMTS Quick Facts Name of Show: IMTS – International Manufacturing Technology Show Show Dates: September 10-15, 2018 Show Location: McCormick Place, Chicago, IL USA Show […]

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Riccardo Rubino joins Star SU as Operations Manager

May 17, 2018

HOFFMAN ESTATES, IL., May 17, 2018— Star SU of Hoffman Estates, IL formally announces the appointment of Riccardo Rubino as its new Operations Manager for the Americas. “Riccardo brings operations and supply chain leadership experience from positions held both in the U.S. and Italy.  He will work closely with me overseeing operations starting with for […]

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AGMA honors David Goodfellow with Lifetime Achievement Award

May 3, 2018

May 2, 2018, Alexandria, VA—The American Gear Manufacturers Association (AGMA) presented David Goodfellow, President of Star SU, with the AGMA Lifetime Achievement award during the 2018 AGMA/ABMA Annual Meeting in Naples, Florida last week. This award is presented to someone who has demonstrated dedication and leadership for the advancement of the gear industry and AGMA, […]

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GrindTec 2018: Star SU and Samputensili to showcase the latest advancements in manufacturing process technology

February 13, 2018

  HOFFMAN ESTATES, IL / BENTIVOGLIO, ITALY, February 13, 2018— Star SU and Samputensili are looking forward to meeting customers and partners at the upcoming GrindTec Augsburg (March 14-17, 2018) in Hall 3, Stand 3100 to show the latest in advanced technology offerings, in an effort to make customers’ manufacturing more reliable, efficient and environmental […]

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Star tool and cutter grinders use NUM Flexium+ CNC to maximize productivity

November 28, 2017

NUM’s latest-generation CNC systems are helping the US manufacturer Star Cutter Company to maintain its position as a world leader in cutting tool machines. Star Cutter’s new 5-axis tool and cutter grinding machine – the NTG 6RL – is based entirely on NUM’s Flexium+ CNC platform, and fully automates the high speed production and reconditioning […]

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Gear Expo 2017: Star SU to showcase the latest in gear manufacturing process technology

September 20, 2017

HOFFMAN ESTATES, IL., September 20, 2017— Gear Expo is just around the corner and Star SU is once again ready to showcase our entire product range of machine tool, cutting tool and tool services. Gear Expo Quick Facts        Name of Show: Gear Expo 2017 Show Dates: October 24-26, 2017 Show Location: Columbus Convention Center, Columbus, […]

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2017 Marks 90th Anniversary for Star Cutter Company

June 1, 2017

FARMINGTON HILLS, June 1, 2017 – Star Cutter Company is celebrating its 90th Anniversary throughout 2017 by reflecting on its past and looking towards the future. Founded in 1927 by Howard B. Lawton and Frank Burgess, Star Cutter Company is a fourth generation family owned business and one of the oldest Michigan based manufacturing companies. […]

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Star SU LLC and Neher Group form agreement to sell PCD tooling in North America

October 6, 2016

  HOFFMAN ESTATES, IL., October 6, 2016— Star SU LLC and Neher DIA GmbH & Co. KG have entered a joint venture partnership that appoints Star SU to sell Neher’s PCD tooling portfolio in North America.  The addition of Neher’s comprehensive line of diamond tools, including finish reamers, combination tools and PCD/CBN inserts, compliments Star […]

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Deniz Sari appointed new Gear Technology Manager

October 6, 2016

We are proud to announce the recent appointment of Dr. Ing. Deniz Sari to the newly created position of Gear Technology Manager for Samputensili and its joint-venture Star SU. A talented leader and industry expert, Deniz brings significant experience, knowledge and passion for gears to the business.   Born in Aachen, Germany, the 31-year-old holds […]

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Star SU/Samputensili at EMO Hannover 2017

October 6, 2016

Under the slogan “Beyond precision”, Samputensili is looking forward to meet customers and partners at EMO Hannover (September 18-23, 2017) in Hall 26, Stand A56 to show the results of the constant strive for precision and excellence, in an effort to make customers’ manufacturing more reliable, efficient and environmental friendly.   The SG 160 SKYGRIND […]

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Join Star SU at Gear Expo 2017

August 29, 2016

Be sure to visit Star SU (at booth 1306), showcasing: FFG Modul Vertical Hobbing Machine.   The H 80-200 series is the latest version of our hobbing machine line for small automotive applications.  Learn more about the H200, request a quote and plan to see it at Gear Expo by visiting the FFG Modul H200 vertical hobbing […]

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5ME® and Star SU join forces to advance cryogenic machining

August 25, 2016

AUGUST 25 2016 – 5ME, LLC and Star SU, LLC are officially united in an effort to further cryogenic machining in the manufacturing industry. A licensing agreement has been signed authorizing Star SU to manufacture and market 5ME’s patented Cryogenic tooling designs for end mills, ball mills, tapered ball mills, thread mills, reamers, and drills […]

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IMTS 2016: Star SU To Unveil Dry Grinding Technology and Latest in Cutting Tool Advancements

July 5, 2016

HOFFMAN ESTATES, IL., July 5, 2016— IMTS 2016 is just around the corner and Star SU is once again ready to showcase our entire product range of machine tool, cutting tool and tool services. IMTS Quick Facts Name of Show: IMTS – International Manufacturing Technology Show Show Dates: September 12-17, 2016 Show Location: McCormick Place, […]

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Dave Rydberg joins Star SU as Gear Tool Technology Engineer

December 17, 2015

HOFFMAN ESTATES, IL., December 17, 2015— Star SU of Hoffman Estates, IL has appointed Dave Rydberg as Gear Tool Technology Engineer for its Cutting Tool division. In his new role, Dave will join the Star SU engineering team in continued development of gear tool applications, tool design, manufacturing, and advanced engineering. Dave brings a wealth […]

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Samputensili introduces dry grinding of gears

December 16, 2015

December 16, 2015— Samputensili, one of the biggest producers of solutions for the gear manufacturing, has recently launched a world premiere at EMO Milan 2015, a ground-breaking concept that totally eliminates the need for cutting oils during the grinding of gears after heat treatment.  The new revolutionary machine, which is called SG 160 SKY GRIND, features […]

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Star SU Names Hans Grass Vice President Machine Tool Group

August 24, 2015

HOFFMAN ESTATES, IL., August 24, 2015— Star SU of Hoffman Estates, IL has appointed Hans Grass as Vice President of its Machine Tool division. Hans brings 43 years of experience in the machine tool industry, including thirty nine years in management roles – most recently (for 10 years) as Vice President of Engineering for Bourn […]

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Samputensili acquires SICMAT S.p.A.

June 18, 2015

HOFFMAN ESTATES, IL., June 18, 2015— Samputensili, a Business Unit of SAMP S.p.A. and well-known producer of grinding machines and gear cutting tools, is proud to announce the recent acquisition of SICMAT S.p.A., a market leader for gear shaving machine technology.  All the know-how of SICMAT has been transferred to Samputensili together with the most […]

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Star SU China Introduced at CIMT 2015 Beijing

March 23, 2015

Samputensili and Star Cutter introduced its cooperative brand Star SU China at CIMT (China International Machine Tool Show), the largest and best-known international machine tool exhibition in China, taking place from 20th to 25th April 2015 at the New China International Exhibition Center in Beijing.  This year’s CIMT show coincided with a major milestone in Samputensili’s history: the 20th Anniversary […]

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Samputensili and Star Cutter partnership extended to the Chinese market

March 1, 2015

March 1st, 2015 – We are proud to announce that the fruitful partnership between Samputensili and Star Cutter has been further strengthened and extended to the Chinese market. On March 1, 2015 the new joint-venture Star SU International Trading (Shanghai) Co. Ltd. comes into force and begins operating under the Star SU China brand name. […]

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Star SU Names Rick Falgiatano as Vice President, Cutting Tools

February 10, 2015

HOFFMAN ESTATES, IL., February 10, 2015— Star SU of Hoffman Estates, IL has appointed Rick Falgiatano as Vice President of Sales for its Cutting Tool division. Rick brings 35 years of experience in the cutting tool industry, including twenty in sales management roles – most recently as District Sales Manager for Kennametal, Latrobe, PA. Rick […]

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Star SU LLC to produce Scudding® tools for Profilator

January 13, 2015

HOFFMAN ESTATES, IL., January 13, 2015— Star SU LLC has formed an alliance with Profilator to manufacture Scudding® tools for the global market and in North America in cooperation with GMTA in Ann Arbor, Michigan.  Scudding® is the radical improvement on traditional power skiving technology for gear production, long proven in the market to be […]

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IMTS 2014: Representing Machines & Cutting Tools

July 1, 2014

IMTS 2014 is just around the corner. AMT’s updated show website can help you organize your plans. There are links for registration, hotels and parking. “My planner” will help you locate exhibitors on the floor plan and add them to a follow-up list so you can maximize your time at the show. Many listings with […]

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The Samputensili G250 – A Top Solution in Generating and Profile Grinding

June 27, 2014

HOFFMAN ESTATES, IL., June 27, 2014— In the automotive industry, the manufacturing of high-precision gears and transmission components is an element of crucial importance.  In recent years, an increasing demand for the performance requirements of automotive drivetrains has put a considerable pressure on gear manufacturers. The automotive industry is constantly searching for new production solutions that […]

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Star NTG Tool Grinder a Flexible Option for Complex Cutting Tools

June 20, 2014

  HOFFMAN ESTATES, IL., June 20, 2014— Engineered to manufacture complex cutting tools, the new Star NTG is a five axis, CNC controlled cutter grinder for manufacturing, sharpening and reconditioning a wide variety of cutting tools. Made in the U.S.A. and equipped with a four-station wheel pack changer the NTG-4L is built for high productivity and […]

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Bruce Cowley joins Star SU as Regional Sales Manager

June 10, 2014

HOFFMAN ESTATES, IL., June 10, 2014— Bruce Cowley has joined Star SU LLC as Regional Sales Manager responsible for the Southern Ohio, Eastern Kentucky, and West Virginia territories. In addition to his new role, Mr. Cowley will support the Star SU sales network to further develop their Spline Gauge and Master Gear product programs. Mr. Cowley […]

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Star SU and FFG Werke GmbH extend successful cooperation

June 10, 2014

Companies sign sales and service partnership contract for VDF Boehringer, Hüller Hille, Hessapp, Modul, and Witzig & Frank machine tool brands in the Americas Hoffman Estates / Goeppingen, May 6, 2014 – Star SU, LLC, based in Illinois, and FFG Werke GmbH, a German machine tool manufacturer, signed a contract extending their partnership for machine tool sales […]

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Star SU appoints Chris Cella Product Manager for Round Tools

January 22, 2014

HOFFMAN ESTATES, IL., January 22, 2014— Chris Cella has been promoted to Product Manager for Solid Carbide Round Tooling and Gundrill products for Star SU LLC. Mr. Cella joined Star SU in 2013 to bring additional depth to our application engineering department.  Cella’s experience will be a welcome component of the growth strategies for our […]

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Samputensili and Star Cutter – Tooled for Success!

December 13, 2013

2012 marked the 10th anniversary of Star SU, the joint-venture between Samputensili and Star Cutter that helped the companies realize a sole go-to-market organization responsible for sales and distribution of cutting tools and machine tool technology for the North American market. Taking a look back on the success the companies achieved in its first ten […]

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Alex Simioni Named Sales Manager at Star SU for South America

January 21, 2013

HOFFMAN ESTATES, IL., January 21, 2013— Alex Simioni has been appointed Sales Manager at Star SU for the South American market. “In his new position, Mr. Simioni will be responsible for developing a new sales network for machines and tools in South America, while helping to establish brand recognition for the Star SU organization internationally,” […]

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Events and Exhibitions

January 1, 2013
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