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

New Methods 5-Axis Bridge-Type Machining Center Offers High Performance, Value

2/21/2020

Due to the FANUC 31i-MB5 control, this machine is able to perform full five-axis precision machining of challenging parts, significantly reducing the need for multiple setups. Thanks to the control that is available exclusively to Methods, due to its partnership with FANUC, Methods Machining Centers are the only machines from Taiwan that can offer 5-axis simultaneous.

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FANUC RoboDrill and Methods Automation Increases Production of Timney Triggers

1/20/2020

Timney Triggers uses the FANUC RoboDrill with Automation to decrease their per part time Timney Triggers is a second generation family owned Phoenix based manufacturer of aftermarket triggers. They have been building the worlds’ finest triggers since 1946 with a mission of providing a lifetime of accurate shooting by producing the best quality precision trigger….

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Flexibility of the RoboDrill helps California Medical Manufacturer Grow

12/16/2019

 Methods Machine Tools helps manufacturer continue rapid growth thorugh the accuracies and flexibility of the RoboDrill. Orchid Orthopedic Solutions is a global leader in orthopedic medical device outsourcing that specializes in implants, instruments, and innovative technologies. They offer their customers full-service solutions ranging from design and development through finished goods manufacturing and packaging. Orchid’s facility…

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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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