1/1/2020 This article appeared in the January 2020 edition of Modern Machine Magazine. Straton Industries employs a full-time HR person as part of its staff of 78. The owner now realizes the shop could have benefited from this help even when the staff was much smaller. Companies overlook the value and importance of this role. […]
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 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 […]
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,” […]
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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 […]
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 […]