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CNC Automation for Starrag machine tools

“ We grew much faster than planned. The Fastems system has given us the flexible options we need and has been of fundamental assistance to our growth to the present day.”

CEO of Gressel, a company with Starrag and Fastems

Are you looking to automate your Starrag machine tools to make the most of your investment? Look no more – Fastems and Starrag have been working together for decades, helping hundreds of CNC manufacturers globally take their productivity to the next level. We automate machines from easy plug-and-play solutions to more complex production systems with any additional processes integrated. In addition to new machines, we can automate the already existing machines on your shop floor.

Over the past 40 years we have integrated hundreds of Starrag milling machines, so we have an extensive library of ready-made interfaces available. You can also have multiple different Starrag models integrated into the same automation system.

40 years of automation

Hundreds of Starrag machines integrated

100+ customers

Triple the value of your Starrags with CNC automation

We have an extensive history of creating extremely well performing production systems to metal shops all over the world, together with Starrag. When you combine your Starrag machine tool(s) with Fastems flexible automation, you can get closer to the ultimate target of manufacturing of doing the right things at the right time – all the time. In numbers, that means during all of the yearly 8,760 hours.


Automation transforms daily operations, making them much more productive, efficient and stable. Automation helps in minimizing set-up times as the next batch can be be prepared while the previous is being machined. At the end of the day, the operational benefits are measurable in the five key production metrics mentioned in the pyramid above.


Improved financial results are of course driven by development in operations such as higher utilization of resources, more throughput, higher quality and more proactive production planning. The effect in short: the production achieves higher volumes and profits and operates with less money (less stocks and WIP).

Customers and people

Smarter operations are good both for the workforce and customers. They help fight the challenge of finding and keeping skilled labor and being able to deliver quality on time – while remaining profitable.

Read more about automation benefits.

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Acting VP Region Americas, Head of Services, USA

Tyrone Brown


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