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MANUFACTURER & DISTRIBUTOR of Mecal Products in North America

Distributor and Manufacturer of the Entire Mecal Product Line

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Mecal by Starn is the distributor and manufacturer of the entire Mecal product line in the United States and Canada. The partnership of Mecal and Starn Tool, creating Mecal by Starn, provides world class applicators and spare tooling for the wire harness industry. Mecal was established in, 1976 with the aim of supplying the wire harness industry with the best crimping equipment available, Mecal has reached and continues to hold a respected position at the top of its market. Their products are extensively used by the automotive, communication and IT industry, and wherever a high quality connection is called for.

Situated in the middle of the most industrially developed part of Italy, Mecal operates out of its fully owned 54,000 sq. ft. plant, employing 140 skilled and motivated young people and has a very modern and rational production structure. Starn was established in 1945, and soon became a leader in supplying the automotive industry with progressive stamping dies and spare parts along with the building and assembly of applicator bodies for one of the world's largest terminal manufacturers. It was this experience that Mecal was looking for to form a partnership in the United States.

MBS Samtec Part Number Cross Reference Sheet

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Returning to our STANDARD LEAD-TIME!

Mecal by Starn is proud to announce we will be returning to our STANDARD LEAD-TIME!

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Mecal by Starn and Samtec Part Number Cross Reference Sheet

Mecal by Starn and Samtec have partnered together to provide OEM applicators for all Samtec terminals. For our valued customers to see the relationship between the companies, and how the Samtec part numbers can be cross referenced with the Mecal by Starn

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The Evolution Starts Here!

No matter how large or small you are, you will ALWAYS get the same quality and service you deserve.  Mecal by Starn now offers a few more options that allow you to choose which applicator best fits your expectations and budget.  Whether you are just starting out in cable assembly or a full production wire harness facility, we have the product for you!

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