Methods Machine Tools’ TECHFEST2015 draws hundreds

Methods Machine Tools’ TECHFEST2015 draws hundreds

Sudbury, Massachusetts – From Nov. 4 – 5, Methods Machine Tools Inc., a leading supplier of innovative precision machine tools, 3D printing technology, automation and accessories, hosted a major open house show, TechFest2015 – Manufacturing the Future. The two-day event took place at the company’s corporate technology center and showroom in Sudbury, Massachusetts. The highlight of the show was Methods’ recent partnership with 3D Systems, of Rock Hill, South Carolina. 3D Systems offers the most advanced and comprehensive 3D digital design and fabrication solutions available on the market today. Methods now offers 3D System’s full line of professional and production 3D printers and materials to its customers, taking the 3D process to the next level via full integration with conventional machining solutions.

Methods is the first importer/ national master machine tool distributor to offer a full line of 3D printers that include solutions for both metal and non-metal applications.

A new business unit, Methods 3D, has been formed and will be led by Benjamin Fisk, a former Pratt Whitney technology manager and engineer. Fisk will serve as Methods’ general manager of 3D additive manufacturing and is helping to assemble a comprehensive Methods 3D team that will offer sales, installation, service, applications support and spare parts.

“There is a very strong market for 3D printing. We are on the front end of this technology, and we couldn’t be more pleased. Our customers have expressed a huge interest in it and we are poised to help integrate 3D printing into their manufacturing solutions,” says Bryon Deysher, Methods Machine Tools president & CEO.

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