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 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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