Methods Machine Tools, Inc.

Methods Machine Tools, Inc. is North America’s foremost supplier of leading-edge precision machine tool and additive solutions – providing superior products, engineering, parts, service, training, and integration. We also design and build custom automation solutions. We serve a variety of manufacturing industries, such as aerospace, automotive, defense, dental, energy, firearms, medical and more.

Company Profile


Address: 65 Union Avenue
Sudbury, Massachusetts 01776

Full Time Employees: 300

Year Founded: 1958

President & CEO: Jerry Rex


Methods represents the best in class CNC Machine Tools, 3D Printers, and Robotics from world renowned builders, such as Nakamura-Tome, Yasda, FANUC, Kiwa, VisionGauge, Markforged and more. Along with building and installing options and accessories, we also design and customize manufacturing solutions for our customers. Our state-of-the-art technology centers include machine tools, training facilities, spare parts, plus service and application engineering support.


Methods supports manufacturers throughout North America with customers ranging from small job shops building a variety of parts to large OEM manufacturers building products, such as medical implants, automobiles, airplanes, and wind turbines. Our customers depend on us for leading edge high-precision machine tool and additive solutions, top-notch training and service, next day parts, and application expertise.

Careers/Job Opportunities

The difference between success and failure is a great team. At Methods, teamwork is the core of our values. With over 300 employees across the United States, Methods is a family, where people enjoy their work and support one another. We are extremely proud of every member of our team and their dedicated service to our customers. If you are looking for an opportunity to be part of the Methods family that prides itself on openness, teamwork and respect, you will want to be a part of the Methods team.

Internship/Apprenticeship Program

Methods Machine Tools offers diverse internship and co-op experiences for students to put to practice the principals learned in the classroom in a real world, practical method. Our programs expose students to cutting-edge manufacturing technologies and equipment under the guidance of numerous industry veterans.

Company Benefits

On the job training, competitive wage, salary and benefit packages. 100% employer paid health insurance after six years of employment. Vacations, holidays, and employer match 401K. FSA, dental, short-term and long-term disability.

Community Engagement

Methods believes in the importance of giving back to the community. We are continually hosting school tours and have worked with schools on getting new machines into their classrooms.

Environmental Awareness

Recycling programs for paper, cardboard, plastic, wood and metal. Updated lighting and HVAC systems to be more efficient and use less environmentally harmful refrigerant. We have installed solar panels on our 125,000 sq. ft. showroom and technical center in Sudbury, which generate a half-megawatt of energy, and plan for a 1.5 megawatt array for our precision center in Acton.


Profile: Tom Dorman, Methods Machine Tools

Tom Dorman is in his second year interning for a local company – Methods Machine Tools Inc. in Sudbury.

“I work for the automation department, so we import robots and design and build automation to suit the needs of our customers,” Dorman said. “Robots are kind of my thing.”

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