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Straton Industries Named a Top U.S. Machine Shop

For Immediate Release RELEASE DATE August 1, 2019 Straton Industries Named a Top U.S. Machine Shop Stratford, Connecticut, August 1, 2019—Straton Industries has been named one of four Honors Program winners in association with Modern Machine Shop magazine’s ninth annual Top Shops benchmarking survey. Click here to see Straton feature article in the August digital edition. […]

Straton Embarking on Their “Lean” Journey

Straton Industries’ leaders have begun a customized 15-week Lean Training Certification Program that will provide intensive exposure to the principles and practices needed to develop a Lean culture throughout the company. Leaders will be using the Lean methodologies and continuous improvement tools throughout the process on company specific projects. CONNSTEP, one of Connecticut’s premier business [...]

Straton Quality Department Acquires New Keyence

Straton Industries recently added a Keyence IM-7000 Series Image Dimension Measurement System to their Quality Department. Lynn D'Aurio, Quality Director said, "We've already seen productivity increases as inspectors are drastically reducing the time spent inspecting complex parts." With conventional methods, measurement time increases in relation to the amount of dimensions taken. With the IM Series, [...]

Straton Purchases Horizontal Machining Center

Straton Industries is excited to announce the acquisition of an Averex HS-450i Horizontal Machining Center to enhance their manufacturing capabilities and provided better service to their customers. “This machine is going to be a game changer for our customers” remarked David Cremin, Straton Industries President. “Horizontals can easily do three times the work of a [...]

Straton Builds Parts for Minotaur IV ORS-5

Straton Industries produced several components for the recent Minotaur IV Rocket launch deploying the U.S. Air Force’s Operationally Responsive Space-5 (ORS-5) satellite. The ORS-5 launch was the sixth Minotaur IV flight. The Minotaur IV is capable of launching payloads up to 4,000 lbs. (or 1,800 kg.) to low-Earth orbit. This mission’s Minotaur IV configuration included three […]

Straton Industries celebrates 1100 days without lost-time accident.

On Friday, June 2, Straton Industries, Inc. reached reached their 1100th day worked without a lost-time accident. With the support of the entire company, Straton beat their previous of record of 1000 days. Quarterly safety training, monthly incentives and weekly meetings strengthened Straton’s already instilled attention to safety. “Safety is always job one for Straton,” […]

New Milling and Lathe Machine Purchases

Stratford, CT – Straton Industries recently purchased and installed a Doosan Machining Center Mill Model DVM 650 and a Doosan Multi-Axis Turning/Machining Center PUMA MX2000ST. Straton continues to expand its manufacturing capacity to meet increasing customer demand.  “With these new machines, we are addressing the growing needs of our current customers and will make Straton […]

Straton Selected to Support Mars 2020 Rover Project

STRATFORD, CT – April 28, 2016, Straton Industries has been selected by Jet Propulsion Labs (JPL) in Pasadena, CA to supply custom parts for the Mars 2020 Rover Project. The Mars 2020 rover for this mission would be based on the Mars Science Laboratory‘s Curiosity rover configuration. It would be car-sized, about 10 feet long […]

Straton Industries Named as “Murphy’s Monday Manufacturer”

Senator Chris Murphy Highlights Stratford Manufacturer, Straton Industries, as “Murphy’s Monday Manufacturer” STRATFORD, CT – December 7, 2015, U.S. Senator Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) announced that Straton Industries, a second-generation, family-run manufacturer, is this week’s “Murphy’s Monday Manufacturer.” Founded in 1961, Straton Industries manufactures parts, molds, tools, dies, and stampings for customers in the aerospace, automotive, energy, medical, military, […]