At Star Micronics we are dedicated to supplying quality CNC sliding head lathes. With a state of the art technology centre in Derbyshire and a team of the best turning applications engineers in the UK, our machines offer you accuracy, repeatability, reliability and lower cycle times on turned parts – guaranteed! So, when it comes to the best in sliding head technology and bar feeders – talk to the turned parts industry leader.

Star Excels at identifying the RIGHT lathe for your applications and delivering turnkey solutions that hit the ground running! For many years we have had many installations the length and breadth of the United Kingdom and our machines have produced outstanding performance throughout many precision critical industries such as medical and aerospace whilst also providing technology for industries that require high performance and enhanced production output such as the automotive industry.

SR20-R IV Sliding Head Lathe

Effective lights-out technology

Many customers take advantage of our lights-out technology, choosing to run their Star lathes overnight and unmanned. We have many case studies that speak about walking into a bin full of perfectly engineered precision parts first thing in the morning. This lights-out technology has enabled our clients to be competitive against offshore pressure, and is helping the engineering community become profitable again.

Throughout our many years in the industry, we at Star GB have gained a stellar reputation for producing market-leading sliding head lathes with impeccable precision and unmatched reliability, even when left to run unmanned. We are very proud to have gained this standing among our peers and customers alike and we work tirelessly to maintain it. Through our ongoing innovation, Star continue to push the boundaries of sliding head lathe technology and develop truly cutting-edge machines.

Aside from our ceaseless investment of time and resources into the advancement of our field of technology, Star also actively train and encourage the growth of young up-and-coming engineering talent. By nurturing a new generation of engineers, we hope to help reinvigorate the engineering industry and contribute to its future. We hope that both our people and our sliding head lathes will continue to be an asset to British manufacturing.

View our client testimonials and case studies

Our case study section is littered with clients who have helped change their own business by investing in Star sliding head lathe technology, and range from new engineering companies to established companies with over 50 sliders or more within their setup.

One thing that our clients say to us over and over again is the strength of our customer service and after sales service against our competitors. So much so, we have created a video related to our customer service so you can see for yourself.

Our global footprint

With a network of offices throughout Asia, America and Europe, Star offers a market-leading service wherever you are based.