GrindTec 2018: Star SU and Samputensili to Showcase the Latest Advancements in Manufacturing Process Technology

HOFFMAN ESTATES, IL / BENTIVOGLIO, ITALY, February 13, 2018 - Star SU and Samputensili are looking forward to meeting customers and partners at the upcoming GrindTec Augsburg (March 14-17, 2018) in Hall 3, Stand 3100 to show the latest in advanced technology offerings, in an effort to make customers’ manufacturing more reliable, efficient and environmental friendly. A wide selection of gear cutting tools, round tools, carbide blanks and preforms manufactured by the Italian company Samputensili and its American partner Star SU will be on show as the perfect complement for customers’ most demanding manufacturing tasks. The booth will also feature interactive displays on Star’s line of 5-axis CNC tool and cutter grinding machines which are engineered to manufacture and recondition a wide variety of complex cutting tools. For more information, please visit and

GrindTec Quick Facts

  • Name of Show: GrindTec 2018
  • Show Dates: March 14-17, 2018
  • Show Location: Messe Augsburg
  • Star SU LLC / Samputensili / H.B. Carbide Company – Hall 3, Stand 3100

About Star SU, LLC

Star SU is the go-to-market cooperative partnership of Star Cutter Company of Farmington Hills, MI, and SU America, Inc., the US sales and manufacturing unit to SAMP, S.p.A. The companies together represent one of the world’s largest gear machine, tool and gear tool manufacturing producers.

Star SU, LLC offers a wide variety of machine tools, precision cutting tools and services including:

  • vertical gear hobbing machines
  • chamfering and deburring machines
  • gear grinding machines
  • gear shaving machines
  • tool and cutter grinding machines
  • gear hobs and milling cutters
  • gear shaper cutters and shaving tools
  • scudding® and power skiving tools
  • chamfer and deburring tools
  • gundrills
  • form tools and reamers
  • pcd tooling
  • cryogenic cutting tools
  • carbide blanks and preforms
  • tool coatings
  • and tool life cycle management services


Samputensili Cutting Tools and Samputensili Machine Tools are companies and global brands of the multinational Maccaferri Industrial Group, founded in Bologna, Italy, in 1879.

Since its creation in 1949, Samputensili has been one of the world leaders in the development, manufacturing and sales of gear manufacturing machinery (grinding, shaving, chamfering and deburring machines), gear manufacturing tools (hobs, shaving cutters, shaper cutters, chamfering, deburring and rolling tools, scudding® tools, etc.) and related equipment.

Sales and service centers are located throughout Europe, the United States, South America and the Asia-Pacific region.

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