APT Machine Tools Office: (321) 280-2482

Andy Pennington Named Regional Sales Manager for Star CNC Machine Tool Corp

As part of the company’s recent realignment of key Salespeople, Andy Pennington has been hired to add to the Star CNC Machine Tools Corps. already impressive list of associates as a Regional Sales Manager. Mr. Pennington has the responsibility for expanding sales, as well as assisting the current dealer network in the States of Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, NorthCarolina, Virginia, West Virginia, Maryland, and Delaware. Already an Industry leader, the Star CNC “Swiss style” sliding headstock CNC lathes are capable of machining with or without the help of a guide bushing.  

Mr. Pennington most recently served in a similar role for 14 years as a Regional Sales Manager for CAMPAT Machine Tool Inc, a Machine Tool Importer and Dealer from Plano, TX, Chicago, IL and Clearwater Florida. Prior to CAMPAT, Andy was a Regional and National Sales Manager for Hydromat/Edge Technologies for 18 years in St. Louis, MO. A productivity solutions provider to the precision metal cutting marketplace. After graduating from Iowa State University (Ames, IA), in 1988 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Technology, Pennington joined Hydromat Inc. in St. Louis, MO as a Sales Engineer and journeyed throughout the company in an extensive machining program. 

Andy Pennington’s most recent duty was to startup a new CAMPAT Machine Tool dealership in Clearwater, Florida covering their lines of equipment for the entire state and Puerto Rico. Along with starting the 2000sqft facility. Andy also helped hire salespeople and service staff. Andy has been a full-time resident of Florida since moving there in July of 2013. 

“Andy’s strong technical skills and Swiss-type bar/applications background will be a big benefit to our position in the Southeast USA.  His ability to bring solutions to customers and dealers alike has won him many lifelong peers in the industry”. “This hire will especially strengthen our sales efforts in the state of Florida” … said Ed Garber – Star CNC NationalSales Manager.

Andy Pennington, Regional Sales Manager
Star CNC Machine Tool  |  123 Powerhouse Rd. Roslyn Heights, NY 11577
O: 516-484-0500  |  C: 314-422-9338  |  E: apennington@starcnc.com 




New Machines from Star:

Star SR-20JII

SR-20JII Type C/N CNC Swiss-type Automatic Lathe. The new upgrade to the SR-20J model provides increased flexibility, more tooling configurations, and high rigidity with high accuracy. 

  • Large tooling capacity for main operations 
  • 8-Station back-working unit with Y-axis and increased power. 
  • Slanted dovetail construction on tool post provides high rigidity 
  • Switchable G.B. and N.G.B. change-over.
Learn More


Star SR-32JII

The new modular design increases the machine flexibility and offers higher rigidity, increased productivity and higher accuracy.

  • Excellent balance of operability, high accuracy and efficiency
  • High productivity is enhanced by the advanced CNC unit
  • High rapid feed rate and a power-driven sub-spindle tool greatly reduce processing time
  • The movable operation panel enables optimal positioning best suited to the operator
  • Type B backworking 8-spindle unit can accommodate a power tool unit in all positions as standard
Learn More





CNC Technology, General, Industrial News, News