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Starrett to Highlight Steps of Making a Micrometer on Manufacturing Day

Oct. 4, 2019, 10 a.m.–2 p.m., at Starrett corporate headquarters in Athol, MA

Published: Monday, September 30, 2019 - 12:00

(The L.S Starrett Company: Athol, MA) -- The L.S. Starrett Company has announced it will open its doors again this year to welcome students and schools, state representatives, and the community to participate in its third annual Manufacturing Day on Fri., Oct. 4, 2019, from 10 a.m.–2 p.m. at Starrett corporate headquarters, located at 121 Crescent Street, Athol, MA.

October is recognized as Manufacturing Month, when thousands of manufacturers across North America participate in Manufacturing Day to educate millions about modern manufacturing and generate interest in the manufacturing trades in order to build a stronger, skilled workforce.

Attendees will witness how the Starrett No. 230 Outside Micrometer is made.

This year Starrett will be giving guided tours at its headquarters facility in Athol, MA. Attendees will learn how a Starrett micrometer is manufactured. Visitors will be welcomed with a general introduction, including a visit to the new Starrett Manufacturing Training Center where an overview of making a Starrett No. 230 Outside Micrometer will be given, followed by visits to the various departments where the micrometer is made. Popcorn will be served at the end of the tour. In addition to seeing the full micrometer manufacturing process, other in-depth tours can be scheduled by request and the Starrett history museum will also be open for viewing.

Contact Starrett Human Resources by phone at (978) 249-3551, by email: jshaughnessy@starrett.com, or click on the Manufacturing Day banner on the homepage at www.starrett.com, or visit Mfgday.com for registration and also to monitor for new updates.

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The L.S. Starrett Co., founded in 1880, manufactures more than 5,000 variations of precision tools, gauges, measuring instruments, and saw blades for industrial, professional, and consumer markets worldwide. Starrett, a company that has set the standard for fine precision tools in industry for more than 123 years, has rightfully earned the title “World’s Greatest Toolmakers.”