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Star Rapid Announces ISO 13485:2016

Quality Management System for Medical Device Manufacturing Star Rapid is proud to announce that we have completed the certification process for ISO 13485. What is ISO 13485:2016? ISO 13485 is a set of standards that define and control a company’s quality management system, specifically regarding the manufacturing of medical devices and other health-related products. This […]

4 Manufacturing Leadership Traits to Overcome a Crisis

Every significant industry in the world must now confront major challenges to their operations due to the ongoing effects of the novel coronavirus. Traditional and once stable supply chains have been disrupted, while some sectors of the economy have all but vanished seemingly overnight. Manufacturing industries of all types are being sorely tried as well. […]

Tips For Verifying A Supplier Remotely

As a product developer, you may be wondering how you can verify the integrity of your supply chain during these uncertain times, with so many quarantine and travel restrictions in place. While it may be difficult or even impossible to visit a supplier in person, there are still some things you can do to help […]

A Word About Safety, Health and Hygiene

Now that Star Rapid is back to full production, we still need to remain vigilant about protecting the health and safety of all of our workers. We have always prided ourselves on keeping the office and factory neat and tidy. After all, this is one of the cornerstones of lean manufacturing – having a clean […]

Star Rapid Announces New CEO – David Hunter

Star Rapid has just announced a new CEO, David Hunter, who will lead the company as it focuses on intelligent manufacturing. David has a proven track record of business transformation and comes to us with a wealth of experience. He was most recently VP of Operations & Quality at Multek, a division of Flex, where […]

Rapid Tool Changes With An Induction Shrink Fit System

Star Rapid has a growing list of advanced equipment for improving efficiency, shortening lead times and lowering costs. The Gühring GSS 2000 induction shrink fit system is the perfect accompaniment to our multi-axis CNC machining services, making tool changes more rapid, reliable and accurate. How does an induction shrink fit system work? An induction shrink fit […]

Star Rapid Receives Hi-Tech Government Certification

Star Rapid was recently granted a special license high-tech license after a full audit and review by inspectors from the provincial tax bureau. Favorable tax status is granted to enterprises which can demonstrate a commitment of resources and personnel to ongoing research and development within their sector, while also implementing a strategy for transforming intellectual property into products and services, among other core requirements.

We’re Expanding! New Equipment and Software.

The recent rebranding of Star Prototype to Star Rapid is much more than a name change and a fresh coat of paint. Our rebranding also coincides with an expansion of our 60,000 square foot facility and a significant investment of more than US $2.5 million in cutting-edge manufacturing equipment and management software. Here are some things you […]