Starrett Co., The L.S.

121 Crescent St.
Athol , MA 01331 US


As Seen In MoldMaking Technology


Best Practices for Ensuring Gage Accuracy and Consistency
Mold builders who check gage readings and accuracies with gage blocks and ensure a reliable reference with granite surface plates will maintain primary standards that ultimately lead to reliable gaging and better-quality molds.

A mold component laser welded at Quality Mold Inc.

Expertise in Mold Repair and Revisions Makes Quality Mold Inc. A Valuable, Full-Service Resource
Quality Mold Inc. does everything in house including mold repair and refurbishment. Customers also benefit by a mold warranty, financing and guidance. 

Noteworthy News: Welcome Aboard!

Noteworthy News: Welcome Aboard!
Catch up on these latest moldmaking industry new hires and promotions from The L.S. Starrett Company, Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence Production Software, SPE and Stratasys Ltd. 

Starrett Appoints Metrology Systems Vice President.

Starrett Appoints Metrology Systems Vice President.
The L.S. Starrett Company has announced the appointment of David Allen as vice president, Starrett Metrology Systems.

Tech Trends: WESTEC-Bound
For this week’s Tech Trends, we’re heading to the west coast! Below are products offered by companies that will be attending and exhibiting at WESTEC 2019, the leading manufacturing event in sunny California.

Video Measurement Systems Offer Increased Speed
The L.S. Starrett Co. introduces the latest generation of its HDV300 and HDV400 benchtop digital video comparators with impressive speed increases and improved illumination, design and convenience enhancements.

Digilog touch probe from Blum-Novotest

2018 Technology Review and Sourcing Guide: Inspection/Measurement
MoldMaking Technology’s annual Technology Review and Sourcing Guide is an accurate, comprehensive, easy-to-read and easy-to-use use guide for researching today’s technology, equipment, products and services. The year’s latest moldmaking product developments within mold engineering/design, build and maintenance/repair are broken down into 10 sections, including inspection/measurement.

The HVR100-FLIP from L.S. Starrett Company

Inspection System Has Vertical or Horizontal Angle for Versatility
The HVR100-FLIP from L.S. Starrett Company has a large field-of-vision and a high-resolution digital camera for the inspection of a range of parts.

micro mold owners

2013 Leadtime Leader Awards: Honorable Mention Micro Mold Company, Inc.: Partnering to Push the Limits
This mold manufacturer wins the 2013 Leadtime Leader Honorable Mention title because it exceeds expectations with a team mentality—stemming from its youthful leadership working closely with skilled tradesmen—that sees customers, its sister molding company and industry associations as true partners.

5 axis machine

2011 Leadtime Leader Awards: Large Shop Winner
United Tool & Mold, Inc.: Charging Forward with Unique Mold Repair Niche.

Calibration and repair

Gage Calibration: When in Doubt Send It Out
A discussion on how gages get calibrated, who calibrates them and where it is performed.

Ken Sedlar

M&M Tool and Mold, Inc.: Automation Investment Pays Off Big
Heavily relying on lights-out manufacturing coupled with a niche market in complex mold manufacture, this moldmaker lands its fourth accolade as a Leadtime Leader—three times as a winner and this year’s Leadtime Leader: Small Shop Honorable Mention.

SPI Class 102 injection mold

IDEAS, INC.: Good Thinking!
This moldmaker’s decision to venture into the rapid tooling market added up to rapid growth—and the winning of the 2006 Leadtime Leader Honorable Mention: Small Shop for the second year in a row.

MSI’s large EDM

MSI Mold Builders: Moldmaking Measured and Defined
A combination of lean strategies coupled with niche moldmaking garners this shop the MoldMaking Technology 2006 Leadtime Leader Honorable Mention: Large Shop.

Product Categories of Starrett Co., The L.S.

Data Management Software
Inspection/Measurement Services
Mold Sprays, Grease, Lubricants & Releases
Noncontact Measurement Systems
Optical Measuring Systems
Precision Hand Tools
Vision Systems