Athol, MA U.S.A. (December 9, 2019) – The L.S. Starrett Company, a leading global manufacturer of precision measuring tools and gages, metrology systems and more, has announced the appointment of Mr. David Allen as Vice President, Starrett Metrology Systems, effective November 18, 2019. In this newly-created role, Mr. Allen will be responsible for the strategy, growth and profitability of the advanced metrology systems including Starrett Bytewise, Starrett Tru-Stone Technologies, Starrett-Kinemetric Systems, metrology software development, force measurement systems and Starrett Special Gage Department.
“We are excited to have found a leader to provide focus on our high-end metrology businesses,” said Mr. Douglas A. Starrett, President and CEO of Starrett. “David has deep experience with products and channels similar to Starrett, a global perspective and a growth mindset that will help these businesses grow faster and more profitably.”
Mr. Allen has spent nearly twenty years in commercial and general management of highly engineered product businesses. Most recently, he served as Vice President, Energy and Industrial Markets for Mott Corporation, an employee-owned manufacturer of porous metal filtration and flow control products. Prior to that, he spent 13 years with the Danaher Corporation in general management, marketing and engineering leadership roles in the U.S., Europe and China. Early in his career he was a manager with the Boston Consulting Group and an Active Duty U.S. Army officer. Mr. Allen has Bachelor’s degrees from the University of Pennsylvania and a Master of Business Administration from the Tuck School at Dartmouth. He will be based out of Starrett corporate headquarters in Athol, Massachusetts and reside with his family in central Connecticut.
About The L.S. Starrett Company
Founded in 1880 and headquartered in Athol, MA U.S.A., The L.S. Starrett Company (https://www.starrett.com) is a leading global manufacturer of precision measuring tools and gages, optical comparators and vision systems and force and hardness testing solutions. Starrett also manufactures laser measurement systems, custom engineered granite solutions, custom gaging, band saw blades, power tool accessory saw blades, workshop tools and jobsite tools. The Starrett brand is recognized throughout the world for exceptional quality and precision. Skilled personnel, superior products, manufacturing expertise, innovation and excellent service and support have earned Starrett its reputation as the "World's Greatest Toolmakers". Starrett has over 1,600 employees worldwide and annual sales exceeding $200 million. The company has six manufacturing locations in the U.S.A., including facilities in Massachusetts, North Carolina, Georgia, Ohio, Minnesota and California. Starrett also has three international manufacturing facilities. Plants are located in Brazil, Scotland and China, in addition to distribution centers and offices located worldwide. The L.S. Starrett Company is publicly traded on the NYSE, symbol SCX.
For more information contact The L.S. Starrett Company, 121 Crescent Street, Athol, MA 01331 U.S.A. Telephone: (978) 249-3551, Fax: (978) 249-8495, email: email@example.com, internet:(https://www.starrett.com).
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