Methods Machine Tools, Inc.

65 Union Avenue
Sudbury, MA 01776 US

A Message from Methods Machine Tools, Inc.

METHODS MACHINE TOOLS ANNOUNCES PARTNERSHIP WITH OCEAN TECHNOLOGIES.

Methods Machine Tools, Inc., North America's foremost supplier of leading-edge precision machine tools and automation, has recently partnered with Ocean Technologies Ltd.

Winning Partnerships.

Methods Machine Tools has many long term machine builder partnerships including Nakamura Tome, Fanuc, Kiwa, Yasda, Niigata, Visiongauge, Markforged and most recently, Ocean Technoloy.

Leading-edge precision machine tools and solutions.

For over 60 years, Methods Machine Tools, Inc. has been North America’s foremost supplier of leading-edge precision machine tool and additive solutions – providing superior products, engineering and automation, parts and service, training, and integration.

As Seen In Production Machining

Methods Machine Tools Partners with OKK Corporation
Machine tools from OKK Corporation Effective October 1, 2019, Methods Machine Tools, Inc. is representing OKK Corporation in North America.

Machining Center Creates More Efficiency for Aerospace Part Manufacturer
A new precision horizontal machining center helped a shop increase throughput of a complex part by reducing setups and automating inspection while freeing up employees.

Production Machining Industry News, October 2019
Company partnerships, new hires, new credentials for CAM, a grand opening, and more are among the news in the precision machining industry this month. 

Machines and Personnel

Turning Machines Help Firearms Supplier Achieve Rapid Growth
Working closely with its machine tool supplier, this firearms manufacturer has quickly expanded its lineup of turning machines to deliver quality products and faster delivery.

Methods VMC

Methods Introduces its Own Brand of VMCs
Methods Machine Tools Inc. line of Methods branded three-axis vertical and five-axis bridge-type machining centers are all engineered and built to Methods' highest specifications and quality standards. 

Methods ecoPlus

RoboDrill EcoPlus Offers Large Tool Capacity and Increased Speed
These high-speed machining centers offer milling, drilling, tapping, deburring and chamfering. 

Jon Dobosenski

Methods Appoints General Manager for Memphis Tech Center
Methods Machine Tools Inc.’s Jon Dobosenski has been appointed as general manager of Methods' new Memphis Technology Center.

Methods Ribbon Cutting

Methods Holds Ribbon Cutting at New Memphis Tech Center
Methods Machine Tools Inc. recently held a ribbon cutting ceremony to announce the opening of its new 7,000-sq.-ft. technology center in Memphis, Tennessee.

Methods Machine Tools Partners with Company to Offer EDM Drills
Methods Machine Tools Inc. has recently partnered with Ocean Technologies Ltd. Inc. to offer EDM drills throughout the U.S. and Canada, including Ontario, Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Alberta and British Columbia.

tech center exterior building

New Tech Center to Hold Ribbon Cutting Ceremony
Customers and attendees will have the opportunity to speak with Methods' application and engineering personnel during the open tour of the new facility.

Sergio Tondato

Methods Machine Tools Appoints New Product Manager
Sergio Tondato stepped into the role as Richard Parenteau retired after 29 years of service with the company. 

Matthew Sheehan

Methods Machine Tools Names New Director of Financial Services
“Matt has a skill set that is exemplary in the areas of industrial finance, communication, customer service and professionalism ‒ all which complement and strengthen our department in order to meet and exceed customers' expectations.”

Jerry Rex

Methods Machine Tools Announces Key Management Appointments
Company President Jerry Rex has been named president and CEO, and Dale Hedberg has been promoted to vice president of operations. 

Methods Machine Tools Celebrates 60th Anniversary
Methods Machine Tools Inc. is celebrating its 60th anniversary by hosting open houses, holding technology events and introducing new product lines throughout the year.

Methods Machine Tools employees

Methods Celebrates 60 Years as North American Supplier
Founded in November of 1958, with three employees and a few refurbished machines, Methods Machine Tools Inc. is celebrating 60 years of supplying precision machine tools, automation and additive manufacturing products in North America.   

Robot loading into turning center

A Beginner’s Guide to Automation
While many shops are enjoying the production benefits of robotic part handling, others are struggling to tackle the first steps of implementation. Here’s a basic guide to help provide clarity on where to begin.

Methods Machine Tools Launches Automation Center in Charlotte
To meet the demand for automation and robotics in manufacturing, Methods Machine Tools is expanding its automation capabilities with a 10,000-square-foot Automation and Integration Center in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Additive Manufacturing Labs Sprouting Nationwide
Methods Machine Tools has formed a subsidiary called Methods 3D, which is a partnership between Methods and 3D Systems. The new business will establish additive manufacturing labs in its Methods’ technology centers located across the country.

Multitasking Machine Produces Unique Medical Part
A turnkey multitasking center from Methods Machine Tools Inc. helped the company produce a high-tolerance, high-quality part.

CNC

Millennial Multitasking Made Easy
CNC control software is being designed with features to better fit the tendencies of younger operators.

Methods to Host Nakamura-Tome Tech Days
On May 11-12, Methods Machine Tools Inc. will open its doors to exhibit the latest Nakamura-Tome multitasking turning centers and strategies for machining precision parts.

Product Categories of Methods Machine Tools, Inc.

Additive Manufacturing Machines for Composite Parts
Additive Manufacturing Machines for Metal Parts
All Other Workpiece Handling, Loading & Feeding Equipment not specified
Angle & Sub Plates
Arbors, Expandable Workholding
Automated Pallet Systems
Automated System & Cells for Assembly & Test
Automated System & Cells for Material Forming & Fabricating
Automated System & Cells for Material Joining
Automated System & Cells for Material Removal
Boring Machines
Chuck Jaws & Collets
Chucks, Collet Type (for Workholding)
Chucks, Precision
Chucks, Self-Contained
CMMs
Comparators, Optical & Other
Computer Numerical Control (CNC) Software (Sold Independent of Hardware)
Computer Numerical Control (CNC) Units
Deburring Equipment
Deburring Machines
Die & Mold Components
Die Handling Equipment
Digitizing/Scanning Systems
Dividing & Indexing Heads
Drilling & Tapping Machines, CNC
Drilling Heads/Attachments
Drilling Machines, Multi-Spindle
EDM Filtration Equipment & Supplies
EDM Tooling
EDM, Ram Type (Die-Sinking) CNC
EDM, Ram Type (Die-Sinking) Manual
EDM, Small Hole
EDM, Wire Type
Electrode Materials, EDM Wire & Supplies
Horizontal Machining Centers, Five-Axis
Horizontal Machining Centers, Up to Four-Axis
Hybrid Additive-Manufacturing Machines
Indexers & Rotary Tables
Jig Boring Machines
Laser Accessories & Supplies
Laser Cutting Systems
Laser Marking Systems
Laser Measurement Systems
Lasers, CO2
Lasers, Nd: YAG, Continuous Wave
Lasers, Nd: YAG, Pulsed
Leasing & Financing Services
Machining Flex Lines
Machining Services
Maintenance & Repair
Material for Additive Manufacturing - Composites
Material for Additive Manufacturing - Metal
Milling Heads/Attachments
Milling Machines, Bed-Type
Milling Machines, Graphite
Milling Machines, Universal
Nano & Micro Machining Equipment
Non-Servo Electric Motors (Including Spindles, Drive Units & Power Feeds)
Plastic-Working Equipment
Press Automation Devices
Retrofitting, Rebuilding, Remanufacturing Services
Robot Controllers
Robot Tooling/Grippers
Robots, Industrial
Roundness Measuring Equipment
Software, CAD/CAM
Software, Engineering Analysis & Simulation
Software, NC Program Optimization
Software, NC Verification
Software, Other Manufacturing
Software, Post Processors, Stand-Alone (Sold Independent of CAM System)
Spindles
Surface Finish Measuring Equipment
Tap Drivers & Attachments
Tool Condition Monitoring Systems
Tool Presetters
Toolholders
Tooling Systems, Modular and/or Quick-Change
Training of All Types, Including Audiovisual/Internet
Turn/Mill Machines, CNC
Turning Centers, Horizontal, CNC
Turning Centers, Inverted Vertical, CNC
Turning Centers, Twin-Spindle/Multi-Turret
Turning Centers, Vertical, CNC
Universal Machining Centers
Vertical Machining Centers, Five-Axis
Vertical Machining Centers, Up to Four-Axis
Vises & Vise Jaws
Vision Systems
Workholding, Custom

Trade Names

Fanuc
Feeler
Kiwa
Markforged
Nakamura-Tome
Niigata
Ocean Technologies
Tornos
VisionGauge
Vytek
Yasda