SUNBURY, Mass. – Methods Machine Tools, a supplier of precision machine tools, automation and accessories, has announced the addition of OptiPro Systems (Ontario, N.Y.) to its dealer network. OptiPro will represent Methods’ complete line of machine tool solutions in upstate New York. "Adding OptiPro Systems to our distributor network significantly strengthens our capabilities and support in New York State," said Dave Lucius, vice president of sales for Methods Machine Tools Inc. "OptiPro’s established reputation as New York State's premier machine tool tech center and knowledge base make them an ideal dealer partner for Methods." “We are thrilled to be teaming up with Methods Machine Tools, a company that shares the same value of maintaining strong customer relationships through service and support that is second-to-none,” said Mike Bechtold, president at OptiPro. “By becoming the new dealer for Methods in upstate New York, OptiPro is positioned to provide this leading line of machine tool solutions to help our customers maximize productivity and profitability. We are committed and excited to also provide all current Methods customers with any help or support that they may need.”
To see the latest machining technology from Methods Machine Tools and more, manufacturing professionals in Upstate New York are invited to attend "OptiFest 2014" on Oct. 28-29, from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. each day. OptiFest 2014 is a technology open house and "Steak-out" being held in OptiPro's facility at 6368 Dean Parkway in Ontario. Technical presentations and demonstrations will focus on ideal techniques, tooling, accessories and consumables to maximize manufacturing productivity and improve part precision. Giveaways will be offered during the event and steak will be served for lunch and dinner on both days. For more information or to register, go to or contact OptiPro by calling 585-265-0160.