Research and Development

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R&D is a fundamental component of Methods’ structure and plays a key part in consolidating the market position. The product and service managers work with the factories to design machines to customer needs and specifications to increase production efficiency and reduce time-to-market.

Innovative Research Solutions

Each of the applications engineers that comprise the Applications group at Methods practices Research & Development (R&D) activities routinely. These activities are a core component that drive future growth and allow us to provide cutting-edge technologies and solutions in all disciplines of our business. The focus is to develop new products, trial emerging technologies, learn the latest and greatest software and options, and evolve current solutions into next-generation successes.

On a daily basis, project teams are executing research activities with coworkers, vendors, distributors, customers, and higher education institutions to expand the knowledge base – thus driving innovation into Methods’ solutions. Methods conducts tests and pushes the limits of products to understand their characteristics and capacity in an efforts to output the highest quality solution for our customers.

Recent News

President of Nakamura-Tome Honored by Japanese Government

3/6/2018

Kenichi Nakamura, President of Nakamura-Tome and former Japan Machine Tool Builders’ Association (JMTBA) Chairman, was recently awarded the “Order of the Rising Sun, Gold Rays with Neck Ribbon,” by the Japanese government. The Order of the Rising Sun is a Japanese order, established in 1875 by Emperor Meiji of Japan. The Order was the first…

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Methods 3D and Markforged Establish Partnership

5/9/2017

Methods 3D, Inc., a provider of innovative production grade 3D printing solutions, announced today that it has established a partnership with Markforged, an innovator in composites 3D printing. Methods 3D will provide sales, service and support for the Markforged line of 3D printers, including the Onyx series, Mark Two and Mark X. The partnership will…

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Methods Machine Tools Announces Organizational Changes

5/2/2017

Methods Machine Tools, Inc. has announced that Jerry Rex, former Chief Operating Officer (COO), has been named company President. Bryon Deysher, long-time company President, has accepted a new position as Executive Director of the Board. As of April 1, Rex has assumed all operating functions of Methods Machine Tools, including its Sudbury, Massachusetts headquarters and…

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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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