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MACH Exhibition rescheduled to April 2022

The Manufacturing Technologies Association (MTA), which owns and runs the MACH exhibition on behalf of the industry, has taken the decision to reschedule MACH from January 2021 to April 2022.

UK manufacturers seek to enhance capabilities with demand for the latest sliding head technology

Star GB reports a high level of demand for its eagerly anticipated SX-38 Type A model – with the first UK machine ordered by Vixen CNC Limited prior to its arrival from the factory.

UK manufacturing; going above and beyond – PES Reports

In the first of a two-part article, Dave Tudor of PES Magazine speaks to four companies – all Star sliding head machine users – that contributed significantly to the VentilatorChallengeUK initiative to get vital medical equipment to where it was needed most – the frontline.

Star GB’s ongoing commitment to customer support amid the global pandemic

Derbyshire-based sliding head lathe supplier, Star Micronics GB Ltd, reinforced its commitment to customer support by retaining all of its staff and services throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.

Star sliding head technology users unite to secure demand for emergency ventilator components and medical instrumentation

In a time where the manufacturing community expected to be together at MACH 2020 following months of preparation, we are instead faced with the unprecedented challenge of overcoming the COVID-19 pandemic.

A message to customers regarding COVID-19

Star GB would like to make all customers aware of the measures we are taking to ensure the continuation of our services, whilst protecting the health and safety of our customers, staff and suppliers.

MACH Exhibition rescheduled to January 2021

The Manufacturing Technologies Association (MTA), which owns and runs the MACH exhibition on behalf of the industry, has taken the decision to reschedule MACH from April 2020 to January 2021.

Latest machine investment slashes process time by 60% and reduces several operations down to one at Axminster Tools

Axminster Tools has established itself as a market leader in the mail order tools and machinery industry, having supplied premium quality products throughout Europe for over 45 years.

2019 Closing Statement from Stephen Totty

2019 has been an interesting year for Star GB and the industry as a whole. Despite the scepticism amassed through the continued uncertainty of the economy and political climate, it is encouraging to see that a number of new users have invested in Star sliding head technology for the first time alongside continued investment from […]

Subcontractor secures business from overseas with sliding head capabilities

Established in 1988, Essex subcontractor TNC Precision Engineering Ltd has expanded its sliding head capacity to facilitate an application for a prismatic component previously manufactured overseas.

Introducing the new SX-38 sliding head lathe

Unveiled at EMO Hannover and taking pride of place at Star GB’s annual open house was the SX-38, the company’s latest addition to its 38mm diameter sliding head range. The powerful new SX-38 is due to arrive in the marketplace at the end of Q1 in 2020.

Welcoming Dan Pinder as Area Sales Manager for the South East region

Derbyshire-based sliding headstock lathe supplier Star Micronics GB has appointed Dan Pinder as its new Area Sales Manager covering the South East of England.