SUDBURY, MA. U.S.A. (August 25, 2011) – Methods Machine Tools, Inc. and Matsuura Machinery Corporation have announced a new appointment for Matsuura in the USA. Mr. John Schwartz has been hired by Matsuura Machinery Corporation as Product Manager in the U.S.A., a newly created position to support increased demand for Matsuura products. Methods Machine Tools, Leading-Edge Precision Machine Tools

“We’re pleased to have John work with the Methods’ team,” commented Mr. Bryon Deysher, President and CEO of Methods Machine Tools, Inc. “He is in a strategic position to work closely with customers, while collaborating with Methods’ sales and engineering organizations, to communicate customer requirements to Matsuura.” Mr. Katsu Matsuura, President of Matsuura Machinery Corporation added, “Together with Methods, we welcome John and look forward to further strengthen Matsuura’s presence and support in the U.S.”

Mr. Schwartz brings 25 years of experience in sales, marketing and engineering in the manufacturing industry to his role of U.S. Matsuura Product Manager. Prior to joining Matsuura, he was Vice President of Sales and Marketing at IEMCA.

Several new Matsuura machines have recently been introduced, including the MAM72-100H Large Capacity 5-Axis Horizontal Machining Center and the LX-160 2-pallet 5-Axis Ultra High-Speed/ Precision Vertical Machining Center. Both machines will be making their North American debut at Methods’ Learning Lab at The imX Manufacturing Experience Event in Las Vegas NV, September 12-14, 2011. Advanced 5-Axis Matsuura machining presentations and demonstrations will also take place during imX. Methods Machine Tools - Join Us at imX September 12-14 at Las Vegas Nevada

Methods Machine Tools, Inc. has been a leading supplier of precision machine tools, automation and accessories for over 50 years, providing extensive applications engineering support, installation, parts, service, and training through a network of state-of-the-art technology centers and dealers throughout North America. Methods is the exclusive importer of Matsuura machines in the U.S market.

Matsuura Machinery Corporation has been a technology leader in high-speed and 5-Axis machining since 1935. Matsuura has offered machining technology to the U.S. for over 35 years, where approximately 9,000 Matsuura machines are installed.

For more information, please contact Methods at 65 Union Avenue, Sudbury, MA 01776, TEL: (978) 443-5388, FAX: (978) 440-9405, Email: or visit their website at Methods Machine Tools, Leading-Edge Precision Machine Tools.