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Star GB announces open house event dates with UK premiere of new sliding head lathe

Market-leading sliding head lathe supplier, Star GB, will host its annual open house event from 22-24 November 2022 at its Technology Centre in Derby.

Step Cycle Pro – Star’s cutting edge development in swarf management

Star Micronics GB Ltd launched its new air-cut chip-breaking technology, Step Cycle Pro, at MACH 2022.

Star GB appoints new Midlands Area Sales Manager

Derbyshire-based sliding headstock lathe supplier Star Micronics GB Ltd has appointed James Hunter as its area sales manager covering the Midlands region.

MACH 2022: Star GB to showcase the new generation of sliding head lathe technology

Star GB will exhibit at MACH 2022 with exciting plans to showcase the very latest in machine tool technology, as well as to educate engineers on the advanced capabilities and automation opportunities of its sliding head solutions.

New Investment Bolsters Growth at GA Engineering Sliding Head

Dundee-based GA Engineering Sliding Head, has made a six-figure investment in two new sliding head lathes supplied by Star Micronics GB Ltd to strengthen its offering to its global base of valued customers.

Tennison Engineering: Making their mark in the sliding head market

Tennison Engineering was launched in October 2020 by John Tennison in the middle of the Covid-19 pandemic to tap into opportunities in the sliding head market.

The new SX-38 Type A – now available to view at Star GB

Star GB’s Technology Centre in Derby remains open for business and we are pleased to have taken delivery of more machines including an SX-38 Type A which now takes centre stage within our showroom.

130% super-deduction tax incentive begins 1 April 2021

The super-deduction will allow companies to cut their tax bill by up to 25p for every £1 they invest, helping to further stimulate UK manufacturing and encourage investment in new machinery.

An important update regarding COVID-19

Following the announcement of another national lockdown, Star GB would like to take the opportunity to issue an update regarding COVID-19.

A productive partnership in sliding head technology

NSR Engineering, a Bristol-based subcontractor specialising in turned and milled components, is celebrating twenty years of success through its partnership with sliding head lathe supplier Star Micronics GB Ltd.

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.

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.