Methods Machine Tools, Inc. - MA

65 Union Avenue

Sudbury, MA 1776 US

A Message from Methods Machine Tools, Inc. - MA

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

Jerry Rex

Methods Machine Tools Announces New President
Jerry Rex, formerly the company’s COO, was picked to replace Bryon Deysher as president of the firm.

Manufacturing News of Note: May 2017
AME opens an engineering training department, Kapp Niles launches a new metrology business and more industry news.

FANUC 2017 Private Show

Automation Advances at FANUC 2017 Private Show
Updates unveiled at the company’s annual event promote higher-volume production, easier programming and better monitoring capability across product lines.

Methods automation

Methods Machine Tools Launches New Automation, Integration Center
The Charlotte, North Carolina, facility is slated to open this spring.

Yasda PXi30 machining center

Adding Context to Advanced Milling
For all its focus on machines, cutters, parameters and tool paths, an expo hosted by Methods Machine Tools demonstrated that competitive hard milling increasingly requires looking beyond the workzone and even beyond traditional machining.

Methods Machine Tools 700 VisionGauge

Extended-Travel Digital Comparator Handles Gas Turbine Parts
Methods Machine Tools offers an extended-travel version of the 700-series VisionGauge digital comparator manufactured by Visionx.

Methods Machine Tools U-800

Five-Axis Machine’s Gantry, U-Shaped Base, Column Increase Rigidity
Methods Machine Tools has expanded its Feeler line to include the gantry-style U-800 five-axis machining center, designed for versatile high-precision machining of large, heavy parts.

deburring cell

Robots Armed for More Than Machine Tending
Although they’re more eager than ever to embrace robotic arms, manufacturers that don’t look beyond the machine tool risk missing out on opportunities to automate processes like deburring, cleaning and inspection.

Methods Machine Tools Feeler FT-250SY

Rigid Turning Center’s Y Axis Travel Extends to 150 mm
Methods Machine Tools has expanded its Feeler FT-series high performance CNC turning centers with the FT-250SY.

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 AM Labs
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.

Product Categories of Methods Machine Tools, Inc. - MA

Additive Manufacturing Machines—Directed Energy Depostion
All Other Workpiece Handling, Loading and 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
Communications Networks, & Data Transmission Equipment
Comparators, Optical & Other
Computer Numerical Control (CNC) Software (Sold Independent of Hardware)
Computer Numerical Control (CNC) Units
Deburring Equipment
Deburring Machines
Die and Mold Components
Die Handling Equipment
Direct or Distributive Numerical Control (DNC) 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
Encoders/Resolvers
Fixturing Systems
Foundry Equipment
Horizontal Machining Centers, Five-Axis
Horizontal Machining Centers, Up to Four-Axis
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
Machining Flex Lines
Maintenance & Repair
Milling Heads/Attachments
Milling Machines, Bed-Type
Milling Machines, Graphite
Non-Servo Electric Motors (Including Spindles, Drive Units, & Power Feeds)
Plasma-Arc/Plasma Cutting Machines
Press Automation Devices
Retrofitting, Rebuilding, Remanufacturing Services
Robot Controllers
Robot Tooling/Grippers
Robots, Industrial
Roundness Measuring Equipment
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
Vertical Machining Centers, Five-Axis
Vertical Machining Centers, Up to Four-Axis
Vises & Vise Jaws
Vision Systems
Workholding, Custom

Trade Names

Fanuc
Feeler
Kiwa
Nakamura-Tome
VisionGauge
Vytek
Yasda