June 3, 2021
Star SU’s John O’Neil Elected to Gear Research Institute Board of Trustees
Hoffman Estates, Ill., June 2, 2021 – Star SU has announced that John O’ Neil, its engineering manager for gear tools, has been elected by the Gear Research Institute (GRI) individual members and member companies to its Board of Trustees for the 2021- 2023 term. The GRI is governed by a tripartite board, which includes membership of the Institute as well as the Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) and the American Gear Manufacturer’s Association (AGMA).
O’Neil has been a member of the GRI since 2010, as well as being actively involved in the AGMA where he has been a Gear Cutting Tool Committee Member since 2009 and Vice Chair of this committee since 2015. Additionally, he was recently appointed as Star SU’s representative to AGMA’s Electric Drive Committee.
As engineering manager for gear tool at Star SU, a joint venture between Star Cutter Company and Samputensili, O’Neil has been instrumental in aligning the technical resources and manufacturing practices between the two companies. Originally joining Star Cutter Company in 1980, he has served in a multitude of manufacturing and engineering capacities for the company’s gear cutting solutions.
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Star SU engineering manager John O’Neil has been elected to the Gear Research Institute Board.
Star SU, LLC, formed in 2002, offers a wide variety of gear manufacturing, precision cutting tools and services, partnering with several companies that enable it to act as a single source for a wide variety of metalworking needs.
About the GRI
The Gear Research Institute is an independent, not-for-profit corporation registered in the state of Illinois. The institute, affiliated with the ASME and the AGMA, is organized to provide and supplement gear and related technological need by conducting research and development, consulting, analysis, and testing. http://www.gearresearch.org/
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