MAG has named Modern Tool, Ltd. distributor for LEADWELL new
machines, spare parts and service throughout Canada.
MAG has announced a distribution partnership with Modern Tool (Calgary, Alberta).
Modern Tool will distribute LEADWELL vertical, horizontal and five-axis machining
centers and horizontal and vertical turning centers throughout Canada.
“We are very excited to begin offering LEADWELL machining solutions to the
Canadian markets and supporting existing LEADWELL users with replacement parts,
service and applications support” says CEO Mark Senecal. “LEADWELL enables us to
offer our customers the world’s widest selection of precision milling and turning
solutions and complement our existing metal cutting lines very well.”
“In signing Modern Tool as our Canadian distributor for LEADWELL, we have
partnered with a premier supplier of metal cutting machinery for tool room to high
production applications” says Gerald Turner of MAG. “As Canada’s largest distributor
of new and used machines tools with sales, service, training and showroom facilities in
Alberta (Calgary & Edmonton), British Columbia, Ontario (Newmarket) and Atlantic
Canada, Modern Tool has the capability to respond quickly to customer needs,
demonstrate machines and increase our presence in these important markets.”
Modern Tool was originally incorporated in Calgary, Alberta, Canada in 1960 as a
hand tool and shop supply company employing two people. In 1964 the business was
purchased by Mr. George Senecal and shifted the company focus towards machine
tools and metalworking machinery. In February of 2023 Modern Tool celebrated 63
years in business.
MAG (Sterling Heights, MI), a leading manufacturer of horizontal milling and vertical
turning machines and applied automation solutions and is the master importer of Fair
Friend Group’s (FFG) LEADWELL machine tools throughout North America. MAG
has been designing and building machine tools in Michigan for over 160 years and is
an award winning machine tool partner throughout the international automotive,
truck and industrial equipment industries. MAG joined as a member of FFG in 2015.
The FFG machine tool conglomerate is the world’s largest machine tool company
consisting of 37 brands. FFG offers the most comprehensive portfolio of vertical and
horizontal machining centers, vertical and horizontal turning centers, multi-spindle
and rotary transfer technology, gear manufacturing, grinders, and factory automation
solutions. FFG’s global footprint includes 50 state-of-art manufacturing facilities in 10