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 Offers High Precision YASDA 5-Axis Machining Centers for Automotive Manufacturing

5/28/2020

Methods Machine Tools, Inc., North America’s foremost supplier of leading-edge precision machine tools and automation, offers 5-Axis YASDA machining centers for a range of industries, including automotive. The YASDA PX-30i 5-Axis High Precision, Automated Vertical Machining Center has a recently increased automatic tool changer capacity of up to 513 tools, and features exceptional quality and…

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COVID19 Critical Manufacturer

3/30/2020

Methods Machine Tools has been approved by the CEAS, the Corporate Emergency Access System, as level C, critical industries. Level C is industries defined by the US Department of Homeland Security as being part of the National Critical Infrastructure. A Critical Manufacturer is defined as having workers necessary for the manufacturing of materials and products…

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IMTS Update from the CEO

3/26/2020

To Our Valued Customers and Partners This letter is to announce that we will be withdrawing from IMTS in 2020. This decision in no way reflects on the value of this great show, which we pride ourselves, as one of the longest participating members, so we do not take this lightly. I am sure the…

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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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