The L.S. Starrett Company, founded in 1880, manufactures industrial, professional and consumer products which include precision tools, tape measures, levels, electronic gauges, dial indicators, gauge blocks, digital readout measuring tools, granite surface plates, optical projectors, vision systems, co-ordinate measuring machines, vices, M1 lubricant, hacksaw blades, hole saws, band saw blades, circular saw blades, jig and reciprocating saw blades and ground flat stock.
In recent years there have been numerous acquisitions and product line expansions in many categories to further penetrate the company's markets. Starrett have also established a consumer product division to more effectively pursue the consumer/contractor marketplace. This division continues to expand and includes a wide range of tools, tape rules, levels and saw products.