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Mitsubishi Materials Corporation, Advanced Materials and Tools Company (MMC Japan) and boring tool manufacturer Rigibore Ltd based in the United Kingdom have signed an agreement for MMC Japan to distribute Rigibore’s specialist product range in the Japanese market. The agreement was marked at Jimtof 2014 where Rigibore products took a prominent place on the automotive section of the MMC stand displaying state of the art technology in boring tool solutions.

About Mitsubishi Materials Corporation, Advanced Materials and Tools Company 

The Mitsubishi Materials Group draws on the metals processing technologies and expertise that it has accumulated over many years to support a wide range of industries. In the hard-metal products for cutting and opening holes, we maintain a supply chain and customer relationship management network covering nearly 100 manufacturing and sales operations in globally. We are top class share in the Japanese market and a leader in the global marketplace.

About Rigibore Ltd

Rigibore offers a selection of unique, patented, high tech products for the easy adjustment of precision boring bars. Rigibore sales are managed by its own offices in the USA and India and through distribution in the rest of the world.

The product range manufactured by Rigibore in the UK includes UFP cartridges, Smartbore and ActiveEdge. This product range supports industries looking for manual, digital feedback and fully closed loop systems for the control of diameters when fine boring holes in metal cutting.

About the Strategic Sales Agreement

This strategic sales agreement offers MMC Japanese customers and OEM’s a more extensive and complete solution for metal cutting tools. MMC Japan can now offer high quality ‘custom boring solutions’ as a complimentary addition to the extensive range of MMC Japan’s currently available high quality metal cutting tool products.

For more information about this partnership please contact: 

Greg Cocks
Rigibore Ltd
Guildford Road Industrial Estate
TR27 4BA

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