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2019-03-01 Droop+Rein T portal machining centre: US contract machining company invests in a 4th Starrag machine

Droop+Rein T portal machining centre: US contract machining company invests in a 4th Starrag machine
Of all businesses, contract machining companies know what they want: Cincinnati-based firm Metalex Manufacturing Inc. already owns three Starrag machine tools, but after extensive benchmarking, the key customer has chosen to invest in a Droop+Rein T portal machining centre from Starrag – its largest investment to date in every respect. Go to press info

2018-11-22 The new five-axis machining centre with rotary table: Heckert T45

The new five-axis machining centre with rotary table: Heckert T45
Starrag presented the brand new, multi-talented Heckert T45 for the first time at AMB 2018. The characteristics: a highly compact, yet robust machine construction and a rotary swivelling unit with 500-mm round pallet specifically developed for turning operations; and to go with it, a rigid HSK-T100 spindle for high cutting performance. Go to press info

2018-09-14 Change in the management of Starrag Group

Change in the management of Starrag Group
Norbert Hennes, Head of the Business Unit Aerospace & Energy and member of the Starrag Group’s Executive Board for eight years, has decided not to extend his contract. He will be relinquishing his management functions as of 30 September 2018. Go to press info

2018-08-21 The first Christian Belz Marketing Award

The first Christian Belz Marketing Award
Starrag AG and the Institute for Marketing at the University of St. Gallen awarded Dr Carsten Paulus with the first „Christian Belz Award for RealityOriented Marketing“. In his research, he critically examined the optimisation of marketing communication in the industrial investment business and made ground-breaking findings that are of enormous importance for both research and practice alike. Go to press info

2018-04-16 Starrag: Premiere in Shanghai Further expansion of the Starrag presence in China

Starrag: Premiere in Shanghai Further expansion of the Starrag presence in China
Shanghai is playing an increasingly decisive role for Starrag in the Swiss company‘s strategy for growing its presence in China. For the first time, Starrag will be exhibiting at the China CNC Machine Tool Fair (CCMT 2018) from 9 – 13 April 2018 in Shanghai, as one of several Swiss contributors. Go to press info

2018-02-23 Christian Walti selected as Starrag Group's next CEO

Christian Walti selected as Starrag Group's next CEO
The Board of Directors of Starrag Group has named Christian Walti as CEO. He will take up his new role on 1st June 2018. Christian Walti has headed Bosch Packaging Systems in Beringen, Switzerland for the past six years and brings extensive entrepreneurial experience in managing industrial enterprises. Go to press info

2017-11-28 The second machine cuts (even) better - FOGS 40 68 C in toolmaking

The second machine cuts (even) better - FOGS 40 68 C in toolmaking
Schmedthenke Werkzeugbau ordered a second Droop+Rein milling machine with overhead gantry (Droop+Rein FOGS) from Starrag Technology GmbH, which began operation at the same time as the other FOG machine shut down for retrofitting. Go to press info

2017-09-22 Starrag at the EMO trade fair: The entire value chain in mind

Starrag at the EMO trade fair: The entire value chain in mind
EMO Hannover‘s homepage lists a number of attractions to elicit interest in the fair – practical forums, fascinating lectures, rousing podium discussions and compelling keynote speakers. Swiss based Starrag (hall 12, stand B60), at this year’s EMO, is presenting real-life industrial applications with some of the extra touches that are well suited to this fascinating trade fair. Go to press info

2017-07-21 Two become one - Brazilian aircraft manufacturer relies on highly effi cient landing gear production

Two become one - Brazilian aircraft manufacturer relies on highly effi cient landing gear production
Swiss company Starrag has solved a seemingly impossible task: Brazilian aircraft manufacturer Embraer / Eleb was looking for a machining centre to machine main landing gear components in a confined space using a highly efficient and reliable process. As a solution, Starrag built the Droop+Rein FOGS D40 Twin high-gantry machine at its site in Bielefeld. Go to press info

2016-09-19 Starrag Group receives large order in the US

Starrag Group receives large order in the US
Starrag Group has been awarded a large order in the double-digit million range from Orizon Aerostructure, a highly specialized top-tier supplier to the aerospace industry. This order marks a significant breakthrough in the strategically important US Aerospace segment. Go to press info

2016-06-23 Starrag / HAIMER: Turbine Technology Days 2016 - Turbine expertise from Starrag and HAIMER

Starrag / HAIMER: Turbine Technology Days 2016 - Turbine expertise from Starrag and HAIMER
Starrag Group, from Switzerland, and the German HAIMER GmbH are planning a technological highlight with the fourth Turbine Technology Days event. The event will be taking place from the 21st to the 22nd June at the Starrag location in Rorschacherberg. The third event in 2015 attracted around 250 aerospace and energy industries specialists from around the world. Go to press info

2016-03-14 Change in management

Change in management
Dr. Eberhard Schoppe, Head of the Transportation and Industrial Components business unit and who has been a member of the executive board for 11 years at the Starrag Group, has decided not to extend his contract and to resign from his management role as of 18 March 2016. Go to press info
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