Rigibore

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Rigibore
Limited
IndustryEngineering
Founded1983
HeadquartersCornwall, UK
Key people
Roger Bassett, MD
ProductsPrecision boring tools
special tools
high-precision adjustable tools
Websitewww.rigibore.com

Rigibore is a manufacturer of special tools based in Hayle, Cornwall, UK, and Mukwonago, Wisconsin, US. Rigibore was founded in 1983 and supplies tools, cartridges, units and inserts, generally for use in CNC Machining Centres, as well as developing high-precision tooling solutions. Rigibore won the Institution of Mechanical Engineers] Manufacturing Excellence Award for Best SME in 2002 and Best Practice in IT in 2003.[1]

On 5 September 2002 HRH Prince Andrew visited the company in his role as the UK's Special Representative for International Trade and Investment.[2]

In 2007 the Smartbore product range was launched, which allows fine adjustments to be made to a tool without removing it from a machine spindle.[3][4]

In 2008 Rigibore launched its ActiveEdge products which utilise a wireless link to allow micrometre-accurate adjustments to be made to tooling.[5][6][7]

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