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Modig RigiMill Continues To Destroy Previous Machine Run Times!

On October 4th, 2017 our machine tool builder, Modig Machine Tool set the new World Record in Chip removal with 1,001 cubic inches per minute! The RigiMill’s spindle speed ran 18,000 RPM at 295 horsepower to machine a SS7075 aluminum alloy material, commonly used for aerospace components.

Check out this testimonial on how the RigiMill ran the same part within 29 minutes providing a 56% Reduction!

RigiMill World Record Chip Removal Details:

  • Material Type: SS7075
  • Spindle Speed: 18,000 RPM
  • Spindle Power: 295 HP (220kW)
  • Chip Volume: 52.3 gallons (198 liters)
  • Solid Material:1,001 cubic inches/min (16.4 liters/min)
December 5th, 2017|Blog, Modig News|



We would like to thank everyone who attended the 12th Annual Open House at EMEC’s Mississauga location. Attendees were given the opportunity to see first hand each machine’s capabilities through live demonstrations and videos conducted by our Applications and Service technicians and the additional support of our machine builder teams. Attendees were given a chance to meet various EMEC vendors to discuss expectations and requirements and to learn more about the products and services being offered.

This year EMEC featured Okuma’s latest Cylindrical Grinder model GA26W with the [...]

Modig Event Introduces New BarMill

“We are going to take the BarMill outside of its traditional aerospace environment. We will be turning our customers on to this technology so they can maintain their competitive edge”  – Bill Mara, President

EMEC Machine Tools, Bill Mara & Modig, Dave Modig

By Canadian Metalworking More than 150 manufacturers from across North America traveled to Irving, Texas, to see a demonstration of Modig’s new HHV BarMill. The three-day “Operation Game Changer” event was hosted by Hartwig Inc., one of the company’s U.S. distributors.

David Modig, president of Modig Machine Tool in Virserum, Sweden, said [...]

September 22nd, 2016|Blog, Modig News|

Modig Extrusion Mill – Stringer Success

“The purchase of the Modig Extrusion Mill was part of a strategy to become a one-stop shop for it’s aerospace customers”  – Sonaca Montreal


By Show Metalworking Technology Airplane wings are wondrous things. If you’ve ever flown through a thunderstorm, wondering how much flex those thin metal structures can endure, of experienced the gut wrenching terror of mid-flight wind shear, you’ve probably given mental thanks to the folks who manufacture them. One of these is Sonaca Montreal. A subsidiary of the Belgium-based Sonaca Group, a Tier 1 aerospace supplier with design, [...]

March 31st, 2016|Blog, Modig News|