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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.

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, eight 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 | Charlotte | Chicago | Detroit | Los Angeles | Memphis | Phoenix | San Francisco

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, and Kiwa.

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 Machine Tools Announces Partnership with Ocean Technologies

11/8/2018

Methods Machine Tools, Inc., North America’s foremost supplier of leading-edge precision machine tools and automation, has recently partnered with Ocean Technologies Ltd. Inc. to offer high-quality, cost-effective EDM Drills throughout the U.S. and Canada including Ontario, Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Alberta and British Columbia. Specializing in Small Hole EDM Drilling, Ocean Technologies excels at applications ranging from…

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Methods Machine Tools to Hold Ribbon Cutting, Tours on November 14 at New Memphis Technology Center

10/26/2018

Methods Machine Tools, Inc., North America’s foremost supplier of leading-edge precision machine tools and automation, will be holding a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony to announce the opening of its new state-of-the-art, 7,000 sq. ft. Memphis Technology Center at 6700 Fletcher Creek Cove in Memphis, Tennessee. The Ribbon Cutting will take place on November 14th, 2018 at…

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Methods Machine Tools Names New Director of Financial Services

8/6/2018

Methods Machine Tools, Inc., North America’s foremost supplier of leading-edge precision machine tools and automation, has announced that Matthew Sheehan has joined the company as its 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…

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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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