Methods Machine Tools Appoints Jerry Rex as COO

The key appointment of Mr. Rex, a manufacturing industry veteran with more than 25 years of management experience, complements Methods’ strategic plans for future growth.

Methods Machine Tools Inc. appointed Jerry Rex as chief operating officer of all Methods Machine Tools operations. The key appointment of Mr. Rex, a manufacturing industry veteran with more than 25 years of management experience, complements Methods’ strategic plans for future growth.

“It is my distinct pleasure to have Jerry in this new position on our management team,” says Bryon Deysher, president and CEO, Methods Machine Tools Inc. “Jerry brings an energetic, passionate approach to leadership and shares the vision for Methods’ future. He is an excellent communicator, motivator and team builder who will have assignments that will touch every level of the organization.”

Spanning 40 years, Mr. Rex’s manufacturing career began with a machinist position at GE Locomotive, and he steadily rose from roles in engineering and applications to production and sales management and executive positions at manufacturers and machine tool organizations. Most recently he served as executive V.P. of Concept Machine Tools (Minneapolis, Minnesota). Prior to Concept Machine Tools, Rex was president of Hegman Machinery, LLC, a Morris Group Company, from 2013 to 2015. For the 20 years prior, he held roles including president of Morris South (Charlotte, North Carolina), V.P. of Gosiger Inc. (Dayton, Ohio) and regional manager of J&H Machine Tools (Richmond, Virginia). Mr. Rex also recently served as chairman of AMT, where he continues to serve on the board of directors. Rex will be based out of Methods Machine Tools corporate headquarters in Sudbury, Massachusetts.