Application Engineering

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From process development, to machine and tool selection, to part work holding and multiple axis programming, Methods is there to assist. The company strongly believes in a team based approach, so with every machine purchase, the customer gets a team of their own.

Extensive Applications Expertise

Applications engineering is critical to success. Methods’ applications engineering team is dedicated to solving customized challenges and integrating modifications.

Our applications engineering is central to your success. We target your specific needs to find the most advanced methods to meet those needs. Whether it’s through machine selection, programming, or machine automation, our engineers not only provide the solution, but your solution. Methods has taken technology to the next level. We stay ahead of the curve, to keep you ahead of the competition.

The department has 60+ engineers nationwide – many with over 30 years of experience in metalworking machining – and delivers complete “turnkey” solutions for turning, milling and EDM applications. This applications expertise, in addition to problem solving and customer support, is the core of Methods’ strength. Their applications engineers help clarify and simplify operations by providing help with machine tool selection, numerical control (NC) programming, test cuts, process design, project management, installation and support on all of their product lines. The company utilizes state of the art technology and software to program and simulate part manufacturing.

Recent News

Methods to Feature High Precision Nakamura-Tome Multi-Tasking Turning Center at IMTS 2018

7/6/2018

Methods Machine Tools, Inc., North America’s foremost supplier of leading-edge precision machine tools and automation, will be featuring the Nakamura-Tome SC-300IIMYB Multitasking Turning Center in Booth 339119 at IMTS (International Manufacturing Technology Show), located in the South Hall of McCormick Place, Chicago, Illinois from September 10-15, 2018. The Nakamura-Tome SC-300IIMYB has an extremely rugged machine…

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Methods to Feature Ultra-Precise Yasda YBM 7Ti 5-Axis 2-Pallet Horizontal Machining Center at IMTS

7/2/2018

YASDA YBM 7Ti Offers Industry’s Highest Machining Accuracy, Performance in Extremely Challenging Materials. Methods Machine Tools, Inc., North America’s foremost supplier of leading-edge precision machine tools and automation, will highlight the YASDA YBM 7Ti 5-Axis CNC Horizontal Jig Borer with a 2-Position Automatic Pallet Changer at Booth 339119 at IMTS (International Manufacturing Technology Show), located in…

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Methods to Feature High Efficiency EDM Drill Machines at IMTS 2018

6/29/2018

Methods Machine Tools, Inc. (www.methodsmachine.com), North America’s foremost supplier of leading-edge precision machine tools and automation, will be featuring three Ocean Technologies EDM Drill Machines, including the River 300, in Booth 339119 at IMTS (International Manufacturing Technology Show), located in the South Hall of McCormick Place, Chicago, Illinois from September 10-15, 2018. Methods has recently…

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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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