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Star SU Expands Sales Network for Star Cutter Products Across North America

Farmington Hills, Mich., June 6, 2023  – Star SU, the marketing, sales and service affiliateof Star Cutter Company, has announced the hiring of three new are sales managers (ASMs). Each ASM will be responsible for growing sales in his territory across multiple product lines, illustrating the company’s ability to better serve customers through its vertically-integrated structure.


Noah Cantara, Western States and Canadian Provinces
Prior to joining Star SU, Noah Cantara served as a carbide rods product specialist at Sandvik Hyperion and Hyperion Materials and Technology, as well as having experience as a machine operator responsible for grinding and manufacturing carbide inserts.

Cantara served in the United States Army Reserve (Fort Custer, Mich.) and holds a Bachelor of Science in Operations Management from Oakland University in Rochester, Mich.



David Johnson, Michigan
David Johnson comes to the Star SU family after working as a sales application engineer for Mapal, Inc., as well as having been a test technician for Mahle Engine. His primary product focus will be on the company’s round tools and gear tools offerings.

He has a Bachelor of Science in Heavy Equipment Service and Engineering Technology from Ferris State University in Big Rapids, Mich.




Daniel Larsen, Indiana
Daniel Larsen joins Star SU with a strong background in machine tools after being employed as a software support engineer at Hurco, responsible for testing and validation of new software, as well as working as an applications engineer at Index Corporation and Meredith Machinery.  Additionally, he has sales experience, having recently served as a territory manager for JMC Sales and Engineering, a cutting tools and MRO distributor.


About the Star Cutter Family of Companies
Star SU LLC is the marketing, sales, and service partner for Star Cutter Company in North America, South America, Europe and the Far East.
Star Cutter Company is a provider of custom-engineered tooling solutions and machine tools for precision applications. Headquartered in Farmington Hills, MI, it has over 700 employees working in 15 manufacturing facilities. Each facility specializes in producing a specific type of product or service: carbide blanks and preforms, solid carbide cutting tools, gundrills, PCD tooling, gear cutting tools, and 5-axis CNC tool and cutter grinding machines.

For more information on product and capability, visit www.star-su.com or www.starcutter.com


Star Cutter Company has developed into a world leader in the cutting tool industry. Each of our six manufacturing facilities specializes in producing a specific type of product or service: solid carbide cutting tools, carbide blanks and preforms, gundrills, gear cutting tools, and 5-axis CNC tool and cutter grinding machines.

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