Methods Machine Tools, Inc.

65 Union Ave.
Sudbury, MA 01776 US

A Message from Methods Machine Tools, Inc.

Leading-edge precision machine tools and solutions.

Methods Machine Tools, Inc., in operation for over 55 years, is a leading supplier of precision machine tools, 3D printing solutions, automation and accessories, providing extensive applications engineering support, installation, parts, service and training through a network of large state-of-the-art technology centers and dealers throughout North America.

Winning Partnerships.

Methods Machine Tools has many long term machine builder partnerships including Nakamura Tome, Fanuc, Kiwa, Feeler, Yasda and most recently, 3D Systems.

Methods Machine Tools Enters 3D Print Market With Full 3D Systems Line.

Methods Machine Tools and 3D Systems (NYSE:DDD)  have entered into a partner agreement.

As Seen In Modern Machine Shop

Methods Machine Tools Yasda YBM Vi40

Vertical Jig, Boring, Drilling Machine Machines Five Sides of Workpiece
Methods Machine Tools offers the Yasda YBM Vi40 five-axis vertical CNC jig, boring and drilling machine designed for hard milling applications and complex dies, molds and components in the aerospace, defense, automotive, medical and electronics industries.

additive manufacturing lab

Methods Machine Tools Subsidiary Opens Seven Additive Manufacturing Labs in United States
The labs are located in existing Methods technology centers.

machines at Gil-Mar

Automotive Manufacturer Grows through Automation
Gil-Mar Manufacturing met growing application demands on their average machines by partnering with Methods Machine Tools to automate and integrate them.

Methods Machine Tools 700 series VisionGauge digital comparator from VisionX

Larger Digital Comparator Model with Trunnion-Table Design
Methods Machine Tools offers the extended-travel 700 series VisionGauge digital comparator from VisionX.

Methods 3D ProX DMP 320

Direct Metal 3D Printer for Titanium, Stainless, Nickel Super Alloy
Methods 3D, a subsidiary of Methods Machine Tools, will be showcasing the ProX DMP 320, part of the company’s growing line of direct metal 3D printers from 3D Systems.

Methods Machine Tools Kiwa-Japan Triple H40

HMC Design Offers Machining Rigidity
Methods Machine Tools will introduce the Kiwa-Japan Triple H40 HMC with a column traverse structure.

Methods FANUC RoboCut α-CiB series

Wire EDMs Combine Speed, Precision
Available from Methods Machine Tools, the FANUC RoboCut α-CiB series of wire EDMs are designed for high precision, fast rapid traverse rates and expedited setups.

Nakamura-Tome NTRX-300, NTRX-300L Multitasking Turning Center

Multitasking Turning Centers Enable Heavy-Duty Machining
Methods Machine Tool introduces the Nakamura-Tome NTRX-300 multitasking turning center.

Nakamura-Tome NTRX-300, NTRX-300L Multitasking Turning Center

Multitasking Turning Centers Have True Opposing Twin Spindles
Methods Machine Tool introduces the Nakamura-Tome NTRX-300 multitasking turning center.

Diebold 3Dpro

June 2016 Product Spotlight Slideshow: EDM
This month’s Modern Equipment Review Spotlight focuses on electric discharge machines, or EDMs.

Methods Machine Tools FANUC RoboCut α-CiB C800iB

Wire EDM’s Thermal Compensation Maintains Positioning Accuracy
Methods Machine Tools introduces the FANUC RoboCut α-CiB wire EDM series which includes the C400iB, C600iB and the larger C800iB.

Manufacturing News of Note
Jerry Rex has been appointed COO of Methods Machine Tools Inc., MakeTime receives $8 million in funding and other recent industry news.

Methods Machine Tools Appoints Chief COO
Jerry Rex has some 40 years of manufacturing experience and also serves on the board of directors for AMT – The Association For Manufacturing Technology.

Multitasking Offers Medical Benefits
This shop uses a bar-fed turn-mill with a B-axis milling spindle and custom workholding strategies to more competitively machine components complete for low-margin medical devices.

resin medical part

Dedicated Multitasking Machine Is the Answer for a Complex Medical Part
Precision Swiss Products Inc. needed a machine that could accommodate a dedicated job with a unique material/application. A Nakamura AS-200 multitasking center with chip-management system from Methods Machine Tools produced enabled production of high-quality parts in a short lead time.

Methods to Host TechFest2016 Event in Chicago
The open house will feature machines from a variety of manufacturers.

parts produced by Slabe

A Swiss-Type Turning Point
The lessons this shop learned after purchasing its first Swiss-type turning center nearly two decades ago are now being applied to larger multi-spindle and multi-turret lathes for bigger and more complex parts.

Methods Machine Tools Offers 3D Systems’ Additive Products
In a partnership with 3D Systems, Methods will add that company’s Direct Metal Printer technology to its product offerings.

Methods Machine Tools KMH-300

Compact HMC Features Integrated Rotary B Axis
Methods Machine Tools offers the compact, direct-drive KMH-300 horizontal machining center as an addition to its Kiwa line.

Enshu GE590H

December 2015 Product Spotlight Slideshow: Machining Centers
This month’s Modern Equipment Review Spotlight focuses on machining centers.

Product Categories of Methods Machine Tools, Inc.

Additive Production Equipment
Additive Prototyping Equipment
Aluminum
Automated Pallet Systems
Boring Machines
Brass & Copper Alloys
Carbon, Alloy & Free Machining Steels
CMMs
CNC Swiss Screw Machines - New Equipment
Comparators, Optical & Other
Direct Depositon
Drilling & Tapping Machines, CNC
EDM, Wire Type
Horizontal Machining Centers, Five-Axis
Horizontal Machining Centers, Up to Four-Axis
Jig Boring Machines
Laser Sintering
Laser/Electron Beam Melting Equipment
Leasing & Financing Services
Machining Cells & FMS
Maintenance & Repair
Milling Machines, Bed-Type
Milling Machines, Graphite
Milling Machines, Universal
Nickel Alloys
Other Ferrous Metals
Other Non-Ferrous Materials
Powder Metals
Rapid Tooling Equipment
Replacement Parts/Repair Parts
Stereolithography
Titanium Alloys
Tool Steels
Turn/Mill Machines, CNC
Turning Centers, Horizontal, 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

Trade Names

3D Systems
FANUC RoboCut
FANUC RoboDrill
FANUC Wire EDM Machines
FANUC Wire EDM Robotic Cells
Feeler
KIWA
Nakamura Multi-Tasking Turning Ctrs
RoboDrill PC-2 Pallet Changers
VisionGauge
Yasda

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Winning Partnerships.

Methods Machine Tools has many long term machine builder partnerships including Nakamura Tome, Fanuc, Kiwa, Feeler, Yasda and most recently, 3D Systems. Methods has also partnered with dozens of leading suppliers for automation, to provide their customers with the best solutions possible. The company offers the most advanced technology in vertical, horizontal, and five axis machining, as well as multitasking CNC turning centers and EDM machines. State of the art robotics and customized automation give manufacturers supreme productions, fast tool changing and reduced cycle times, resulting in lower operating costs and higher profits. Methods also offers a full line of high speed drilling and tapping machines and has a wide range of die and mold solutions, wire EDM, 3D hard milling, die sinkers and 3D printing machines

The company offers their customers unmatched service and support to help them gain their competitive edge and a better way to manufacture. “There is no machine tool supplier in the world like Methods. Although Methods has a premier machine tool sales organization, we devote 90% of our resources to support, service, training and engineering. It’s what our customers need most,” said Bryon Deysher, Methods President/CEO. The company is committed to supporting their customers from selection to service. Customer support includes applications engineering, automation, service, training and financing.

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Leading-edge precision machine tools and solutions.

Methods Machine Tools, Inc., in operation for over 55 years, is a leading supplier of precision machine tools, 3D printing solutions, automation and accessories, providing extensive applications engineering support, installation, parts, service and training through a network of large state-of-the-art technology centers and dealers throughout North America.  Methods has developed many long term partnerships include Nakamura Tome for Turning Centers; Fanuc for Compact CNC Machining and Wire EDM; Kiwa-Japan for Expandable Horizontal Machining Centers; Feeler for Machining Centers, Turning Centers, Bridge Mills and Boring Mills; and Yasda for Jig Borers, Jig Mills, Precision Centers, and Micro Centers. Methods’ newest partner, 3D Systems, provides the most advanced and comprehensive 3D digital design and fabrication solutions available today. Methods has also partnered with dozens of leading suppliers for automation, tooling and fixtures, ancillary products, and quality control.  

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Methods Machine Tools Enters 3D Print Market With Full 3D Systems Line.

Methods Machine Tools and 3D Systems (NYSE:DDD)  have entered into a partner agreement. Under the new agreement, Methods will offer 3DS' full line of professional and production 3D printers and materials to its customers to enhance its portfolio of leading-edge precision machine tools and solutions for traditional manufacturing with advanced 3D printing solutions for additive manufacturing.

Methods brings over 55 years of experience in machine tools and solutions, in addition to extensive expertise in applications, engineering, service and support. To spearhead its entrance into the 3D printer market, Methods will add dedicated 3D printing sales, application engineering and support teams to its seven regional offices throughout the U.S., and will create a state-of-the-art 3D printing showroom with a range of capabilities in each location.

Methods will put a strong strategic focus on 3DS' Direct Metal Printers (DMP) to deliver enhanced solutions to their customers. By leveraging their expertise in metal precision machining and applications across industries such as aerospace, medical, automotive and electronics, Methods will bring advanced digital manufacturing solutions through DMP to its customer base of over 30,000 companies.

"We selected 3D Systems as our partner to bring 3D digital fabrication solutions to our customers based on their industry leadership, wide range of solutions, continuous innovation and support," said Bryon Deysher, President & CEO of Methods Machine Tools, Inc. "We are excited to expand our portfolio of precision machine tool solutions to bring additive manufacturing, and especially Direct Metal Printing, to our customers to help them meet the most demanding applications."

"We are excited to partner with Methods to bring our full range of 3D printers to their customer base to complement their machining and automation capabilities," said Mark Wright, Chief Operating Officer, 3DS. "Methods brings a deep understanding of metalworking manufacturing applications and a strong commitment to service and support, and will extend our coverage to new customers looking to add digital fabrication solutions to their products."