About Asterisk Inc.


Asterisk Incorporated is a mechanical design and fabrication firm established in 1987.  We specialize in automation and product design.  We also offer fabrication services to amortize our shop resources by offering quick turn-around of small quantity cutting, machining and sheet metal work.

Recent Automation Projects

·         Mixing system that measures RPM, torque, and reflectivity of pharmaceutical powder.

·         Robotic test cell for miniature solenoid valves.

·         Multiple systems using laser micrometers for product quality control.

·         System for life-testing paper punching die sets.

·         Systems for life testing a variety of exercise equipment products.

Recent Product Design Projects

·         System to measure the density of pharmaceutical tablets.

·         Multiple styles of binding modules for in-line use with commercial laser printers.

·         Accessories for no-drill mounting of emergency lighting to commercial vehicles.

·         System for documenting flaws in optical components.

Fabrication Services, Recurring Work

·         Near-net-shape waterjet cutting for easier finish machining of complex parts.

·         Our own brand of customized lawn ornaments.

·         Prototype components for a specialty lighting manufacturer.

·         Stair, railing, and gate components for an architectural welding service.

·         Prototype parts for a storm water drainage systems company.


·         SolidWorks CAD (multiple versions)

·         Waterjet machining center

·         Vertical mill

·         Lathe

·         50-ton press brake

·         Slip roll

·         5,000 sq. ft. facility

·         30-year collection of mechanical components for prototyping

·         Extensive, complementary vendor base


Asterisk Incorporated

50-3 River Street


Old Saybrook Connecticut 06475860-388-3811