28 June 2021
Derbyshire-based sliding headstock lathe supplier Star Micronics GB Ltd has appointed Jon Mannion as its area sales manager covering the Midlands region.
19 May 2021
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.
16 April 2021
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.
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.
5 January 2021
Following the announcement of another national lockdown, Star GB would like to take the opportunity to issue an update regarding COVID-19.
19 November 2020
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.
29 September 2020
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.
7 September 2020
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.
2 September 2020
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.
19 August 2020
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.
20 April 2020
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.
11 March 2020
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.
10 February 2020
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.
17 December 2019
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 […]
7 November 2019
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.
10 October 2019
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.
2 September 2019
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.
29 August 2019
Star GB announces its most advanced open house event yet from 8th – 10th October at their Technology Centre in Derby.
22 August 2019
Oracle Precision Ltd is an advanced precision engineering company which prides itself on investing in highly-skilled engineers and keeping pace with the latest advances in technology.
11 June 2019
Key Precision Ltd are a leading manufacturer of precision turned parts based in Cannock, Staffordshire. Specialising in high-quality components predominantly for the automotive, aerospace, commercial vehicle, electronics and rail sectors, Key Precision have secured their reputation for quality and service over their 15 years since inception.