SUDBURY, MA.-Methods Machine Tools , a supplier of machine tools, automation and machine tool accessories for more than 50 years, has appointed Imad Tsay to general manager of its Elgin, IL Technical Center. Mike Land will be joining Imad as the new Elgin sales manager.

Methods’ Elgin Tech Center is being expanded in response to Methods’ success at IMTS in September 2010. Methods sold more than 50 machines at IMTS, including almost all of the machines on display in their booth. Application engineers and service personnel are also being added to the Elgin facility to meet the increasing demand for Methods’ brands. The Elgin facility can provide complete turnkey installations and cellular automation for the full line of Methods metal cutting and electrical discharge machining machine tools.