About Us

For nearly 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.

Make a Difference to the Bottom Line

Founded in 1958, with three employees and a few refurbished machines, Methods Machine Tools, Inc. has grown into one of the largest, most innovative precision machine tools importers in North America. With over 300 employees, seven sales and technology centers, and over 35,000 machines installed throughout the United States, Canada and Mexico, Methods supplies leading-edge precision machine tools and solutions. The founder Mr. Clement McIver, Sr., established principles from the company’s beginning that continue to set Methods apart from conventional importers or distributors. “Anyone can sell a machine,” said the company’s late founder, “but not everyone provides the extra effort that makes a difference in the company’s bottom line.”

Methods Machine Tools Sales Offices & Technical Centers
Boston | Phoenix | San Francisco | Los Angeles | Chicago | Detroit | Charlotte

Long Term Partnerships

Methods has built an excellent reputation in the machine tools industry by closely partnering with machine builders and end-user customers, and providing strong application knowledge along with outstanding service and support. We have many long term partnerships including Nakamura Tome, Yasda, Fanuc, Kiwa, Feeler and most recently, 3D Systems.

We offer the most advanced technology in:

Headquartered in Sudbury, MA, the corporate office has a showroom and technical center with over 125,000 square feet of floor space for automation, applications and a full range of machines being operated at any time. State of the art robotics and customized automation give customers the utmost production, fast tool changing and reduced cycle times, resulting in lower operating costs and higher profits.

With high quality machine tools, automation equipment and application expertise, Methods provides fully integrated solutions for North American manufacturing customers. “Our founder’s vision has remained with us in the past 50+ years,” adds Scott McIver, Method’s Chairman and third generation owner. “We offer a total solution from design and applications to engineering, installation, training and unmatched support, to help companies be more profitable, productive and competitive. Our mission is to continue to provide innovative, world-class products backed by customer focused services and support.”

Methods 3D, Inc. Headquarters

Methods headquarters and all technical centers also houses Methods 3D, Inc., a newly formed company, offers the most advanced and comprehensive 3D digital design and manufacturing solutions for industrial/precision metalworking available on the market today.
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Recent News

Methods Expands Feeler Line with 5-Axis Machining Center Designed for Heavy Loads

4/19/2017

New FEELER U-800 provides high-precision machining and exceptional structural stability. Methods Machine Tools, Inc.( www.methodsmachine.com), a leading supplier of innovative precision machine tools, 3D printing technology, automation and accessories, has expanded its FEELER line to include the gantry style FEELER U-800 5-axis machining center, designed for versatile high precision machining of large, and heavy, parts….

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Methods Automation Cell to Dramatically Speed 3D-Printed Part Throughput at RAPID + tct Show

4/12/2017

Innovative cell integrates 3D-printed parts with post-process machining operations, generating extraordinary savings and throughput gains. On May 9 -11 2017, at the RAPID + tct Show Methods Machine Tools Inc., a leading supplier of precision machine tools, 3D printing technology and automation, will be showcasing a revolutionary cell solution designed to make quantum leap production…

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Methods Automates America

3/31/2017

Methods Machine Tools expands Automation footprint, launching new Automation Center in Charlotte, NC To meet the aggressively growing demand for automation and robotics in manufacturing, Methods Machine Tools, Inc., a leading supplier of innovative precision machine tools, 3D printing technology, automation and accessories, is expanding its automation capabilities, launching a new Automation and Integration Center…

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Mission Statement

Methods Machine Tools will enhance the value of our customer experience at every level of our organization. We will accomplish this by providing innovative, world-class products backed by customer-focused services and support. Our goal is profitable growth through exceeding the expectations of our customers
every day.

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