Methods is the exclusive importer of the Fair Friend Group (FFG) Feeler line of machine tools throughout North America.
FFG is one of the world’s largest machine tool builders and the world’s second largest builder of vertical machining centers, with major manufacturing operations in Taiwan, China, Japan and the U.S.A. Feeler is known for rigorous quality control and has invested significantly in highly advanced manufacturing equipment and research and development.
Feeler was founded in 1979 to produce parts for Japanese machine and construction manufacturers. Today, the company is a leading global producer of numerically controlled machine tools for automotive, medical and aerospace suppliers. Feeler has the capacity of producing over 8,000 CNC machine tools per year.
Over the years, Feeler machines have earned a global reputation for quality and performance, innovative design and rigid construction. This success is the result of their innovative design, in-house machining capabilities and rigorous quality control. In order to manufacture machines that fully meet customer requirements all around the world, they utilize an advanced, integrated manufacturing system.
The Feeler lineup of machines features extensive design and engineering by Methods Machine Tools to provide users unsurpassed performance and value. The full range of machines encompasses Turning Centers, Vertical Machining Centers, Bridge Mills and Boring Mills and are manufactured to Methods’ specifications by FFG. The “Feeler by Methods” machines were designed specifically for the U.S. market. These machines offer North American customers a wider selection of reasonably priced, high-performance solutions.