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 Introduces OKK High Precision Vertical Machining Center for Die and Mold Machining.

7/23/2020

Methods Machine Tools, Inc., North America’s foremost supplier of leading-edge precision machine tools and automation, has introduced the OKK VB53a Vertical Machining Center (VMC) that is ideally suited for die and mold machining. The high-speed OKK VB53a features a range of features which minimize vibration and maximize accuracy, resulting in superior surface finishes for high-end…

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Methods Machine Tools Introduces High Precision Nakamura  Multitasking Machining Center with World’s Shortest Tool Spindle

7/23/2020

Nakamura JX-250 offers Large Machining Area Envelope, More Methods Machine Tools, Inc., North America’s foremost supplier of leading-edge precision machine tools and automation, has introduced the Nakamura-Tome JX-250 High Performance Multitasking Turning Center which offers the largest machining area envelope in its class for high precision milling and turning of complex parts. The ATC-style Nakamura…

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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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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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