Mecal by Starn is the distributor and manufacturer of the entire Mecal product line in the United States and Canada. The partnership of Mecal and Starn Tool, creating Mecal by Starn, provides world class applicators and spare tooling for the wire harness industry. Mecal was established in 1976 with the aim of supplying the wire harness industry with the best crimping equipment available, in less than 30 years Mecal has reached and kept a respected position at the top of its market. Their products are extensively used by the automotive, communication and IT industry, and wherever a high quality connection is called for. Situated in the middle of the most industrially developed part of Italy, Mecal operates out of its fully owned 54,000 sq. ft. plant, employing 100 skilled and motivated young people and has a very modern and rational production structure. Starn was established in 1945, and soon became a leader in supplying the automotive industry with progressive stamping dies and spare parts along with the building and assembly of applicator bodies for one of the world’s largest terminal manufacturers. It was this experience that Mecal was looking for to form a partnership in the United States.