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

Methods 3D to Present Key Strategy for Additive Manufacturing Success at AMUG 2017 Conference

2/27/2017

Integrating Additive with Traditional Technologies is Critical for Maximizing Full Production Solutions. Methods 3D, Inc., (www.methods3d.com) a newly formed company, featuring innovative industrial production grade 3D printing solutions, has announced that Chad Spark, 3D Application Engineer at Methods 3D will be speaking at the Additive Manufacturing User Group (AMUG) Conference to be held at the…

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Methods to Host Advanced Milling and High Speed Machining Expo March 29th and 30th

2/24/2017

Event is designed to demonstrate and educate attendees on how to achieve unprecedented precision, surface finish and productivity Methods Machine Tools, Inc. (www.methodsmachine.com), a leading supplier of high performance machine tools and automation solutions, will be hosting a two-day hard milling and high speed machining expo on March 29th and 30th from 10:00 a.m. –…

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Methods Machine Tools to Exhibit at Automate 2017 and Present at Automate Fundamentals Seminar

2/10/2017

Methods Machine Tools, Inc. (www.methodsmachine.com) will be exhibiting at Automate 2017, McCormick Place, Chicago, Illinois on April 3 – 6, 2017, at Booth # 1810. Methods’ Automation Specialists will be demonstrating post-processing applications including a FANUC RoboDrill JobShop Cell with 3D vision for bin picking and a full deburring cell using FANUC robots to deburr…

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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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