Methods Machine Tools Inc.

The MV 600H’s compact design, high-end features, expansive workpiece envelope, and powerful torque work in harmony to create an all-purpose machine tool that can handle any job, any material, for any industry. Its ready-made versatility positions owners to accept a wider range of jobs across a wider customer base with consistent machining…
The next generation of the RoboCut features innovative technology, making it the most productive wire EDM machine on the market. Constructed for ultimate rigidity, the advanced EDM machines minimize the amount of distortion embedded into each part. New discharge devices, powered by the SF3 power supply, improve surface roughening capabilities…
Outfitted with FANUC's new 0i-MF Plus control, the KH-4100kai offers numerous customizable functions, a new user interface, as well as pallet and tool management screens. New internal sheet metal placement and machine way wipers keep chips from interfering with critical components and guide chips to the center trough, ensuring a pristine,…
The APC measures just 82.68” by 82.68”/2,100 millimeters (mm) by 2,100 mm. The compact APC gives the MB 650U AMP the ability to complete multiple workpieces without the need for additional automation. The work envelope spans 19.7”/500 mm in diameter and 19.7 “/500 mm in height, with a weight of 425 pounds/192 kilograms, allowing users to handle…
Weighing 14,550 pounds (lbs), the MH 320A packs powerful features in a small package, maximizing productivity and utilizing every inch of floor space. The work envelope measures 16.9”/430 mm in diameter by 18.7”/457 mm in height, and can handle workloads of up to 551 lbs/250 kilograms. This extensive work area enables users to process a diverse…
JobShop Cell PRO features an industrial grade, articulating FANUC 6-axis robot in a versatile aluminum enclosure which allows the RoboDrill to be placed on the left or right side, or in a twin cell with two machines. In the twin cell, two side-by-side RoboDrill machines with a FANUC robot entering from the side of each machine gives operators full…
A host of features come standard on the MV 1600H, such as a 40-tool automatic tool changer (ATC) with big and heavy tool functionality. The comprehensive chip management system includes an external chip conveyor, chip flush in the bed, spindle flush, and an extra coolant gun, all designed to maximize machine uptime.
The OKK VB53a has several features for high rigidity and accuracy. A rigid machine base, wide size linear roller guide and fine pitch high-resolution ball screw increase machining precision. Enhancing positioning accuracy, a 0.05 micron resolution linear scale is offered. Soft Scale Cube technology features thermal sensors that monitor and…
To optimize part transfer, independent right spindle guideways on lower turrets minimize the distance between the spindles at 11.8” (300 mm). For highest processing flexibility, a single or twin lower turret design is offered with overlapping travels and Y-Axis box guideways are standard. The new multitasking machining center provides up to 168…
Methods Machine Tools Inc. has introduced the new Methods MB 450U simultaneous five-axis bridge-type machining center, loaded with features and capabilities for efficiently manufacturing complex parts with a high degree of quality, reliability and accuracy, as well as offered in an excellent value package. Due to the FANUC 31i-MB5 control, this…
Methods Machine Tools Inc. has introduced the compact high-precision Nakamura-Tome MX-100 multitasking turning center, offering high productivity milling and turning for a wide array of part manufacture, including medical. A rigid construction, as well as advanced software, smart features and a 96-tool capacity, provide exceptional accuracy and…
Methods Machine Tools Inc. 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, accurate and reliable best-in-class mid-…
Methods Machine Tools Inc. 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 one with a larger X-axis travel and table size.
Methods Machine Tools Inc. has announced the addition of the KIWA-Japan Triple H40 horizontal machining center with a column-traverse structure to its current KIWA line. One of the most unique design features of the Triple H40 is its ability to support flexible mounting of various fixtures and rotary tables based on the application.
Methods Machine Tools Inc. has expanded its FEELER line to include the FEELER HV-1100V, a high performance vertical machining center that features a rigid design and many innovative features to provide exceptional accuracy and machining efficiency. The newest of the FEELER HV line, the HV-1100V features a dedicated trunnion, 4+1 axis configuration…
Methods Machine Tools Inc. made significant updates to its line of KIWA horizontals.
Methods Machine Tools Inc. has introduced the new Nakamura-Tome NTRX-300, a multitasking turning center featuring complete parts machining in one operation, with a built-in load/unload automation system and advanced operator recognition management software.
Methods Machine Tools Inc. has introduced the Nakamura-Tome AS-200LMY-S subspindle machine, a high-performance multitasking turning center.
Methods Machine Tools Inc. has introduced the Twin RoboDrill JobShop Cell featuring two FANUC D21 RoboDrill Vertical Machining Centers being serviced by a single, articulating FANUC LR Mate 200iD robot.
Methods Machine Tools Inc. offers the YASDA YBM 7Ti 5-axis HMC for machining heat-resistant materials. According to the company, the machine has a unique rotary table design that offers four times the rigidity of other tables.
Methods Machine Tools Inc. has expanded its FEELER FT-Series high-performance CNC turning centers line with the new FT-250SY.
Methods Machine Tools Inc. has introduced the YASDA YBM Vi40 5-Axis Vertical CNC Jig Boring-Milling Machine for high accuracy, hard milling applications of complex dies, molds and components in industries such as aerospace, defense, automotive, medical and electronic.
Methods Machine Tools Inc. has announced the introduction of a newly expanded line of KIWA Horizontal Machining Centers.
Methods Machine Tools Inc. has introduced the YASDA YBM 7Ti 5-axis horizontal machining center for difficult-to-cut materials.
Methods Machine Tools Inc. has introduced an all-new Methods-YASDA 5-Axis automated vertical machining center, the PX30i, to meet challenging OEM and job shop requirements.
Methods Machine Tools Inc. has introduced the new VisionGauge Digital Optical Comparator 700 Series developed by VISIONx Inc., featuring 5-Axis inspection to efficiently view parts from all sides and angles.
Methods Machine Tools Inc. has announced the introduction of the new YASDA H40i 5-Axis High Precision Machining Center for exceptional repeatability and accuracy.
Methods Machine Tools Inc. offers the Yasda YBM 640V3 3-axis CNC jig borer for high-speed boring and milling of critical, complex components, such as molds and dies.
Methods Machine Tools Inc. has introduced the Nakamura-Tome AS-200 High Performance Multitasking Turning Center featuring a single spindle, single turret in a heavy duty and compact machine.
Methods Machine Tools Inc. has introduced the new High Performance FEELER FVT-600 Vertical Turning Lathe, ideal for machining large, heavy, challenging parts including those used in aerospace and power generation industries.
Methods Machine Tools Inc. has announced they have introduced the new FANUC RoboCut. C400iA and C600iA wire EDMs.
Methods Machine Tools Inc. has introduced the Nakamura-Tome NTJ-100 Multitasking Turn/Mill Center, which is well-suited for a wide range of production needs.
Methods Machine Tools Inc. has introduced FEELER FT-Series High Performance CNC Turning Centers featuring a new all-boxway design to significantly increase cutting capacity.
Methods Machine Tools Inc. has introduced the Nakamura-Tome NTY3-250 Multitasking Turning Center.
Methods Machine Tools distributes VISIONx Inc.'s 300 Series VisionGauge Digital Optical Comparator (Patents Pending).
Methods Machine Tools Inc. announced new CAD Auto-Align and Auto Pass/Fail software tools for the VisionGauge Digital Optical Comparator System, developed by VISIONx Inc.
Methods Machine Tools Inc. has introduced the Nakamura-Tome WT-150 II 8-Axis, Multitasking Turning Center.
Methods Machine Tools Inc. has introduced the new Matsuura MAM72-100H five-axis horizontal machining center, the largest in the MAM72 series.
Methods Machine Tools Inc. has introduced CAMplete TruePath Turn/Mill software on Nakamura-Tome Multitasking Turning Centers.
Methods Machine Tools Inc. has introduced FEELER Milling Lathes and Turning Centers featuring extensive design and engineering by Methods.
Methods Machine Tools Inc. has introduced the new FANUC RoboCut iE Wire EDM Series, featuring a new power supply for highly accurate and efficient cutting performance in challenging materials.
Methods Machine Tools Inc. offers the VisionGauge Digital Optical Comparator (Patent Pending) in a vertical configuration.
Methods Machine Tools Inc. has introduced the new Fanuc RoboCut iE wire EDM series, which have a new power supply for accurate and efficient cutting performance in challenging materials.
Methods Machine Tools Inc. has introduced FEELER Vertical Machining Centers featuring extensive engineering by Methods, designed to provide users performance and value.
Changing a three-axis machining process from a vertical machining center (VMC) to a horizontal machining center (HMC) offers many benefits.
Figuring out how to meet rising production demand can be deceptive. On the surface, it’s a simple math problem. If you have one machine on the floor and it makes eight parts per day, and you need to produce 16 parts per day, just add another machine, right?
Keeping up with technology advances means keeping CNC equipment up-to-date, which allows injection molding companies to accept jobs that they might ordinarily have to decline.
Medical mold manufacturers' product specifications require exact tolerances, absolute precision, and sophisticated tool paths. Multi-axis CNC machine technology is helping these companies reach these lofty specification goals.
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John Lucier, National Automation Manager for Methods Machine Tools, offers a guided tour of the company's post-machining process deburring cell, which was on display during IMTS 2016 held at McCormick Place in Chicago last week.
Methods Machine Tools showed off its 3D part-picking cell during IMTS 2016 held at McCormick Place in Chicago last week. Methods' Zachary Hallowell, Mechanical Engineer, Automation Team, provides a guided tour of the system.
For one high-mix, low-volume application, Methods Machine Tools reported that it worked with diamond tool manufacturer CDP Diamond Products Inc. in Livonia, Michigan, to design, create, test and integrate a custom turnkey automation cell composed of a Fanuc CRX cobot (video demo), two Fanuc C600iA Robocuts and an infeed/outfeed system.

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Methods Machine Tools Inc. recently promoted Robert Nakash to general manager of the company's operations in Phoenix, where he has held the position of sales engineer since 2007. Prior to that, Nakash was at Mori Seiki USA Inc. in New Jersey for 17 years in various positions.
This year, Methods Machine Tools Inc., Sudbury, Massachusetts, a supplier of precision machine tools, automation and additive manufacturing solutions, celebrates its 60th anniversary.
SUDBURY, MA. U.S.A. (September 4, 2018) – Methods Machine Tools, Inc. (www.methodsmachine.com), a North American supplier of precision machine tools and automation, has announced that Mr. Sergio Tondato has been appointed as Nakamura-Tome Product Manager.
SUDBURY, MA. U.S.A. – Methods Machine Tools, Inc. (www.methodsmachine.com), a North American supplier of precision machine tools and automation, has announced that Mr. Jon Dobosenski has been appointed as General Manager of Methods' new Memphis Technology Center.
Methods Machine Tools Inc. announced that its board of directors has appointed Mark Wright as its president and CEO. Wright will assume all operating functions of Methods Machine Tools, including the Sudbury, Massachusetts, headquarters and all seven direct offices throughout the U.S., as well as its national distribution network.
Methods Machine Tools Inc. today named Benjamin Fisk general manager of Methods' 3D Additive Manufacturing business. The move follows a partnership agreement announced Oct. 20, 2015, between Methods and 3D Systems, a provider of 3D digital design and fabrication solutions, including 3D printers, print materials and cloud-sourced custom parts…
Sudbury, MA, U.S.A. (June 22, 2018) – Methods Machine Tools, Inc., a supplier of precision machine tools and automation, has announced two key management appointments.
Sudbury, MA, U.S.A. (September 5, 2018) – Methods Machine Tools, Inc., a North American supplier of precision machine tools and automation, has announced it has entered into an agreement to represent Niigata Machine Techno USA, Inc. throughout the U.S., Canada and Mexico.
Memphis, TN, U.S.A. – Methods Machine Tools, Inc., a North American supplier of precision machine tools and automation, held a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony to announce the opening of its new 7,000 sq. ft. Memphis Technology Center at 6700 Fletcher Creek Cove in Memphis, Tennessee.
Methods Machine Tools Inc. has announced that it is representing OKK Corp. in North America. For over 100 years, customers worldwide have relied on OKK horizontal, vertical and 5-axis machines for quality, reliability, precision and innovation.
Peter S. Jung, who has specialized in creating and managing marketing and sales tools using emerging technologies, is the new marketing manager for Methods Machine Tools Inc. Jung will be responsible for branding and content creation for the company's digital, print and website media. In addition, Jung will oversee the company's sales…
Methods Machine Tools Inc., Sudbury, Mass., recently announced the appointment of Jerry Rex as Chief Operating Officer of all Methods Machine Tools operations, effective May 3. Rex, a manufacturing industry veteran with more than 25 years of management experience, complements Methods’ strategic plans for future growth, according to a Methods…
Sudbury, MA, U.S.A. (August 6, 2018) – Methods Machine Tools, Inc., a North American supplier of leading-edge precision machine tools and automation, has announced that Matthew Sheehan has joined the company as its Director of Financial Services.
Sudbury, MA, U.S.A. (November 8, 2018) – Methods Machine Tools, Inc., a North American supplier of precision machine tools and automation, has recently partnered with Ocean Technologies Ltd. Inc. to offer high-quality, cost-effective EDM Drills throughout the U.S. and Canada including Ontario, Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Alberta and British Columbia.
Acton, MA – Methods Machine Tools is excited to announce the grand opening of its new Precision Center in Acton, Massachusetts.