Rigibore

About Us

Rigibore produces special tooling, specifically boring bars, for the automotive, aerospace, marine, agricultural and heavy plant industries.

We pride ourselves on our dedicated support, knowledge, and decades of experience in this engineering sector.

Our support and service agreement has allowed us to become a supplier to some big names like Caterpillar and BAE Systems and winners of a prestigious Bronze chairman's award for the use of our ActiveEdge tooling. We also work closely with a number of leading machine tool builders.

Rigibore has been established as a global supplier of special boring bars for over 30 years. Our head office is in Cornwall, United Kingdom. Subsidiaries of Rigibore are in Wisconsin, USA and Bangalore, India.

The main focus of the company is innovation technology and quality in design and manufacture.

Rigibore subsidiaries map

Main company headquarters, for other distributors, see our distributors map.

  • Rigibore Ltd.
  • 5 Guildford Road Ind. Est.
  • Hayle
  • Cornwall
  • TR27 4BA
  • United Kingdom
  • Rigibore Inc.
  • 700 Swan Drive
  • Mukwonago
  • Wisconsin
  • WI 53149
  • United States
  • Rigibore India Pvt Ltd.
  • Bridavan, No. 4/1
  • Millers Road
  • Bangalore
  • 560 052
  • India

As well as our two innovative products, Smartbore and ActiveEdge, Rigibore also has its own software, RADS (Rigibore Advanced Design System). This software is available to customers and distributors. RADS allows us to produce special boring bar designs, capturing customer requirements in minutes and delivering special tools in as little as 24 hours.

Products supported and supplied include, but are not limited to:

  • Special & standard boring bars
  • ISO cartridges
  • Bush units
  • MBX units
  • Smartbore
  • Precision adjustable cartridges
  • ISO inserts
  • MBU units
  • Rigibore units
  • ActiveEdge

Primary Contacts

Company Directors

  • Roger Bassett
  • Chairman (owner)
  • Anthony Bassett
  • President USA, Director
  • Suzanne Bennet
  • Finance Director
  • Richard Bennet
  • Production Director

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