The L.S. Starrett Co. engages in the manufacture of precision tools, gages, measuring instruments and saw blades for industrial, professional and consumer markets worldwide. It operates through two geographic segments: North American Operations and International Operations. The company was founded by Laroy S. Starrett in 1880 and is headquartered in Athol, MA.
The L.S. Starrett Company manufactures and sells industrial, professional, and consumer measuring and cutting tools and related products in North America, Brazil, China, and the United Kingdom. Its products include precision tools, electronic gages, gage blocks, optical vision and laser measuring equipment, custom engineered granite solutions, tape measures, levels, chalk products, squares, band saw blades, hole saws, hacksaw blades, jig saw blades, and reciprocating saw blades, as well as M1 lubricant and precision ground flat stock products. The company's measuring tool products comprise micrometers, vernier calipers, height gages, depth gages, dial indicators, steel rules, and combination squares, as well as offers custom, non-contact, and in-process gaging products, such as optical, vision, and laser measurement systems; and force measurement and material test equipment. In addition, it provides hand tools for measuring, marking, and layout activities to building trades. The company primarily distributes its precision hand tools, and saw and construction products through distributors and resellers. It serves metalworking, aerospace, medical, and automotive industries; marine and farm equipment shops, and do-it-yourselfers, as well as tradesmen, such as builders, carpenters, plumbers, and electricians. The company was founded in 1880 and is headquartered in Athol, Massachusetts.