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STAR announces ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001 certification

OHSAS 18001  ISO 14001 STAR announces that we have received ISO 14001 : 2004 and BS OHSAS 18001 : 2007 certification Yes, we know that sounds like a mouthful, so let’s simply call these two complementary programs ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001. The 14001 standard of...

STAR talks about the value of work in the information age

It’s no secret that we at Star Prototype like to make things. We talk about designs and tools and rapid manufacturing, and we celebrate the work of other like-minded people and companies. To us this is not solely an economic decision, one choice among many....

Celebrating Five Great Prototype Design Winners from China

The Red Dot awards are a prestigious, internationally recognized symbol of product and prototype design excellence. A panel of judges from a number of design disciplines is tasked with reviewing tens of thousands of product ideas relating to transportation, housing,...

Plastic Injection Material for Dummies

No, not plastics to make dummies out of, although you could do that. We want to talk about the kinds of plastics you need for the plastic injection process, and how to make sense of the dizzying array of choices out there. Plastic injection molding is, by far, the...

Five Early Prototypes In History

Simple machines in the hands of creative thinkers show what can be done with a little imagination and hard work. Actually, a lot of imagination and hard work. Long before the advent of the industrial revolution and modern machine tools, inventors and tinkerers have...

STAR welcomes a new 5-axis machine tool to our family

Here’s just a sneak preview of a very special addition to the STAR family. We’d like to introduce you to a brand-spanking-new HAAS UMC-750 5-Axis Vertical Machining Center. This is the first such machine that HAAS has imported into China, and it provides...

Pad printing is fast and durable

STAR has just increased our capacity with the introduction of our latest piece of equipment, the Kent G-Turbo 90 S/2 pad printer. This is an industrial machine with two independent pads capable of printing in two colors. It has a solid granite armature for maximum...

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