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 MACHINE TOOLS ANNOUNCES LAUNCH OF FANUC ROBODRILL ecoPLUS.

6/18/2019

ecoPLUS is New Introduction to the RoboDrill eco Line. Methods Machine Tools, Inc., North America’s foremost supplier of leading-edge precision machine tools and automation, has announced the introduction of the new FANUC RoboDrill ecoPLUS, offering a larger 21 tool capacity and increased speed via an optional 24,000 rpm spindle. Two ecoPLUS models are available including…

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METHODS MACHINE TOOLS INTRODUCES ITS OWN BRAND OF VERTICAL MACHINING CENTERS.

6/13/2019

Methods Machine Tools, Inc., North America’s foremost supplier of leading-edge precision machine tools and automation, has introduced a new line of Methods Branded 3-Axis Vertical and 5-Axis Bridge Type Machining Centers, all engineered and built to Methods’ highest specifications and quality standards. The Methods Machining Centers are available in North America, and offer an affordable,…

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METHODS MACHINE TOOLS ANNOUNCES NEW, FIRST-OF-ITS-KIND PRECISION CENTER

6/13/2019

Unique Climate Controlled Design & More Offer Key Advantages for Testing Challenging Machining Applications.  Methods Machine Tools, Inc., North America’s foremost supplier of leading-edge precision machine tools and automation, has announced the opening of its new Precision Center in Acton, Massachusetts. The facility was built for customers who need the ultimate in tight tolerance test…

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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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