COVID19 Critical Manufacturer


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Methods Machine Tools is designated by Homeland Security as a Critical Manufacturer which is defined as having workers necessary for the manufacturing of materials and products needed for medical supply chains, transportation, energy, communications, food and agriculture, chemical manufacturing, nuclear facilities, the operation of dams, water and wastewater treatment, emergency services, and the defense industrial base. With that designation many of Methods’ employees are identified as essential critical infrastructure workforce who conduct a range of operations and services that are essential to continued critical infrastructure viability, including staffing operations centers, maintaining and repairing critical infrastructure, operating call centers, working construction, and performing management functions, among others.

Update from the CEO

Memorandum on identification of essential critical infrastructure workers and critical manufacturing

Memorandum on defense industrial base essential critical infrastructure workforce 

Industries defined as critical manufacturers

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Methods has received multiple letters of support from manufacturers across the country who rely on our services to keep running.

For more information on these letters or to get support from Methods so critical manufacturers can keep running please email us at