Starrett Appoints New US Territory Managers

Press release submitted on behalf of L.S. Starrett Company.

The L.S. Starrett Company, Athol, Massachusetts, a leading global manufacturer of precision measuring tools and gages, metrology systems, saw blades, power tool accessories and more, has recently appointed Mr. Coby Villegas and Mr. Christopher U’Glay as Territory Managers in the United States. Mr. Villegas will cover Southern Texas and Southern Louisiana, and Mr. U’Glay will cover New Jersey, Maryland, Delaware, and Eastern Pennsylvania.

“We are very pleased to welcome Coby and Christopher to the company,” said Mr. Michael Connor, Sales and Marketing Director North America, Starrett Industrial Products. “Their respective backgrounds in sales, distribution and manufacturing will provide them each with a strong foundation to manage and support their territories.”

Mr. Villegas has over 20 years of manufacturing and project management experience, and has also spent ten years as a Civil Affairs Specialist in the United States Army. Prior to joining Starrett, he was with Grainger in a metalworking sales role managing Houston and surrounding areas.  Mr. Villegas resides in Houston, Texas with his family.

Mr. U’Glay has 27 years of territory sales and sales management experience in commercial and industrial distribution, including the past ten years representing John Deere in Northern New Jersey. Mr. U’Glay resides in Pennsylvania with his family.

About The L.S. Starrett Company
Founded in 1880 and headquartered in Athol, MA U.S.A., The L.S. Starrett Company is a leading global manufacturer of precision measuring tools and gages, optical comparators and vision systems and force and hardness testing solutions. Starrett also manufactures laser measurement systems, custom engineered granite solutions, custom gaging, band saw blades, power tool accessory saw blades, workshop tools and jobsite tools. The Starrett brand is recognized throughout the world for exceptional quality and precision. Skilled personnel, superior products, manufacturing expertise, innovation and excellent service and support have earned Starrett its reputation as the “World’s Greatest Toolmakers”. Starrett has over 1,400 employees worldwide and annual sales exceeding $250 million. The company has five manufacturing locations in the U.S.A., including facilities in Massachusetts, Georgia, Ohio, Minnesota, and California. Starrett also has three international manufacturing facilities. Plants are located in Brazil, Scotland and China, in addition to distribution centers and offices located worldwide. The L.S. Starrett Company is publicly traded on the NYSE, symbol SCX.

For more information contact The L.S. Starrett Company, 121 Crescent Street, Athol, MA  01331 U.S.A.  Telephone: (978) 249-3551, Fax: (978) 249-8495, email:, internet: