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A Legacy of Loyalty: Starn Tool CEO reflects on 40 years of leadership

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Mecal by Starn’s parent company, Starn Tool & Mfg. was recently featured in Manufacturing Technology Insights magazine.

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Applicator Preventative Maintenance

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Equipment doesn’t last forever, machinery fails and parts break- this is inevitable. Although equipment failure may not be avoidable, we are able to prolong it and try to get the most life possible with the right procedures. 

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Price, and Cost of Ownership

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When it comes time to purchase new equipment what do you look for? What are the things you consider? We outline key aspects that we find to be important when replacing, or adding equipment in the wire harness industry. 

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Turn-Key Crimp Stations

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Mecal by Starn in conjunction with our sister companies Penn Weld Inc. and Starn Tool and Mfg. is excited to bring Turnkey Workstations to the Wire Harness Industry and the Custom Manufacturing world. We have recently increased our plant operations to include a 4th facility with our primary focus being the Turnkey Workstation and assembly/customer support operations.

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Working with Maplewood students on their video for What's So Cool About Manufacturing NW!

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What is What's So Cool About Manufacturing NW?

It is an educational program showcasing cool manufacturing careers with videos created through the eyes of middle school students in Erie and Crawford Counties.

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Returning to our STANDARD LEAD-TIME!

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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

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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!

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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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Mecal by Starn is Partnering with Samtec on all Terminal Applicators

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Mecal by Starn is pleased to announce that they have been selected as the preferred OEM supplier and partner for all Samtec terminal applicators.

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Customer Training Courses

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Mini Applicator Assembly & Testing (Up to five people)

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MBS Samtec Part Number Cross Reference Sheet

Mecal News

A Legacy of Loyalty: Starn Tool CEO reflects on 40 years of leadership

Mecal by Starn’s parent company, Starn Tool & Mfg. was recently featured in Manufacturing Technology Insights magazine.

Learn More


Applicator Preventative Maintenance

Equipment doesn’t last forever, machinery fails and parts break- this is inevitable. Although equipment failure may not be avoidable, we are able to prolong it and try to get the most life possible with the right procedures. 

Learn More


Price, and Cost of Ownership

When it comes time to purchase new equipment what do you look for? What are the things you consider? We outline key aspects that we find to be important when replacing, or adding equipment in the wire harness industry. 

Learn More



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