Star SU LLC

Small diameter gundrills have resulted in cost savings. This was driven from tool life and throughput improvements, including several case studies that were done that resulted in doubling production capability
Star SU offers a wide variety of tungsten carbide blanks and preforms from H.B. Carbide.
Star SU LLC is pleased to announce it has expanded its comprehensive gear manufacturing product offering to include a line of horizontal hobbing and gear shaping machines available in the North American market.
The H80/100/160/200 series is the latest version of Star SU LLC's hobbing machine line for small applications, specially engineered for automotive. These machines have been designed for dry cutting operations in particular, although using oil or emulsion is not a problem.
Samputensili offers a ground-breaking concept that totally eliminates the need for cutting oils during the grinding of gears after heat treatment. The new machine, which is called SG 160 SKY GRIND, features two spindles: one for skive hobbing and one for generating grinding.
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Star Cutter’s NXT 5-axis Tool Grinder is a versatile 5-axis CNC machine, features a small footprint and a large grind zone. The machine can run small and large diameter wheels and is designed in a modular fashion that offers quick adaptation to application requirements.
Star Cutter’s NXT 5-axis Tool Grinder is a versatile 5-axis CNC machine, features a small footprint and a large grind zone. The machine can run small and large diameter wheels and is designed in a modular fashion that offers quick adaptation to application requirements.

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Deniz Sari, Dr.-Ing., has been named Gear Technology Manager for Samputensili and its joint-venture Star SU LLC. In the newly created position, Sari will analyze all best practices coming from Samputensili and Star SU manufacturing plants around the world.
Star SU LLC will be exhibiting at the 2020 SHOT Week Supplier Showcase in Las Vegas, Jan. 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 in Hoffman Estates, Ill., has appointed Mike Kowalsky as a regional sales manager for Wisconsin and Minnesota, responsible for growing the sales of both gear and round cutting tools for the company.
Star SU LLC, Hoffman Estates, Illinois, appointed Riccardo Rubino operations manager for the Americas.
John O’ Neil, engineering manager for gear tools at Star SU has been elected by the Gear Research Institute to its Board of Trustees for the 2021- 2023 term.
Cutting tool and gear tool providers Star SU and Louis Bélet have entered into a strategic partnership to enhance each companies’ product portfolio and expand collective reach within the Americas and Europe. 
Star SU, Hoffman Estates, IL, recently appointed Dave Rydberg to the engineering team for its Cutting Tool division. In his new role as a gear tool technology engineer, Rydberg will help with continued development of gear tool applications, tool design, manufacturing and advanced engineering.
Star SU LLC, Hoffman Estates, Illinois, has formed an alliance with Profilator GmbH & Co. KG, Wuppertal
Germany, to manufacture Scudding tools for the global market and in North America in cooperation with GMTA, Ann Arbor, Michigan. Scudding significantly improves on traditional power skiving technology for gear production, long proven…
Star SU has named Thomas Giglio as its new general manager for the Tawas Tool operations, comprised of two facilities in East Tawas, Michigan, where the company produces gear cutting tool solutions in addition to tool reconditioning services.