August 2, 2023
Star SU Named Exclusive Representative for Louis Bélet Products in North America
Farmington Hills, MI, Aug. 2, 2023 — Star SU, the marketing, sales and service affiliate of Star Cutter Company, has announced that it has become the exclusive representative of Louis Bélet SA (Switzerland) precision cutting tools in North America, further enhancing the strategic partnership between the companies originally established in early 2022. This relationship has proven to enable both companies to extend their product offering and bolster their capability into new applications.
“In our partnership with Louis Bélet, we have recognized how complementary the Swiss technology is to our current gear cutting and round tools technology offering,” said Andreas Blind, president, Star SU LLC. “With a strong background in Swiss machining and the medical industry, we can further solve our customers’ greatest machining challenges.”
Louis Bélet is recognized for high-precision drills, end mills, thread and gear cutting tools including hobs or skiving tools for medical, aerospace, automotive and watchmaking. Its portfolio expands the dimensional scope of the product line offered through Star SU including micro tools as small as 0.05mm and specials down to 0.02mm for Swiss style machining, as well as extended offerings in the area of fine pitch gear cutting tools. Additionally, Louis Bélet’s expertise in aluminum, stainless, brass and high-temp alloys will further enhance Star SU’s solutions for the medical, aerospace and general machining markets.
A significant benefit of this relationship is the fact that Louis Bélet can rely upon the Star Cutter family of companies’ expertise in the gear and round tool market, based upon years of experience in providing effective engineered solutions and application assistance to its customers across a variety of industries.
Star SU has recently expanded it sales network across North America, enhancing its customer support and representation of the Star Cutter and Louis Belet products. Star SU represents a wide variety of machinery, precision cutting tools, and services including vertical gear hobbing machines and chamfering and deburring machines; gear hobs and milling cutters; gear Scudding® and power skiving tools, gear shaper cutters and shaving tools; chamfer and deburring tools; gundrills and reamers; form tools; face mills and boring tools; advanced tool coatings; and tool life cycle management services.
About the Star Cutter Family of Companies
Star SU LLC is the marketing, sales, and service partner for Star Cutter Company in North America, South America, Europe and the Far East.Star Cutter Company is a provider of custom-engineered tooling solutions and machine tools for precision applications. Headquartered in Farmington Hills, MI, it has over 700 employees working in 15 manufacturing facilities. Each facility specializes in producing a specific type of product or service: carbide blanks and preforms, solid carbide cutting tools, gundrills, PCD tooling, gear cutting tools, and 5-axis CNC tool and cutter grinding machines.