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Methods Machine Tools Launches Automation Center in Charlotte, NC



To meet the growing demand for automation and robotics in manufacturing, Methods Machine Tools, Inc., a supplier of precision machine tools, 3-D printing technology, automation and accessories, is expanding its automation capabilities by launching a new Automation and Integration Center in its Charlotte, NC, facility. The center is staffed by systems integration engineers and will have a full range of equipment and capabilities, from customer consultation to building cells and performing run-offs. Mike Kierce, Systems Integration Manager, will manage the new Charlotte Automation Center.

"The 10,000 sq. ft. center will expand Methods' existing automation program and provide innovative, state-of-the-art systems for customers throughout the U.S.," said a company spokesperson. "Automation is not a new concept at Methods. With existing automation centers in the company's Sudbury, MA, headquarters and in Wixom, MI, Methods has been committed to automation for years, applying leading edge technology in a wide range of machine tool and robotic solutions, from small automated centers to large, complex multi-function machining cells."

"Manufacturers are increasingly realizing that incorporating automation and robotics is key to their productivity, profitability and future," said Bryon Deysher, Executive Director of the Board, Methods Machine Tools, Inc. "Our new Automation and Integration Center will provide expanded capability for all projects spanning the U.S. and enhance the value of our customer experience at every level. I envision the future need for expanding this model in other regions of the U.S. as well."

Methods Automation, utilizing robotics and a full range of advanced machine tools via Productivity Partners FANUC, YASDA, Nakamura-Tome, KIWA and FEELER, designs, integrates and builds innovative, flexible automation solutions for customers throughout North America.

For more information contact:

John Lucier, National Automation Manager

Methods Machine Tools, Inc.

978-443-5388

jlucier@methodsmachine.com

www.methodsmachine.com

Methods Machine Tools, Inc. - Charlotte

13607 South Point Boulevard

Charlotte, NC 28273

704-587-0507

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