Methods Machine Tools Appoints New Nakamura-Tome Product Manager

Sept. 4, 2018
Sergio Tondato has been appointed as Nakamura-Tome Product Manager.

SUDBURY, MA. U.S.A. (September 4, 2018) – Methods Machine Tools, Inc. (, North America's foremost supplier of leading-edge precision machine tools and automation, has announced that Mr. Sergio Tondato has been appointed as Nakamura-Tome Product Manager. Tondato has stepped into the role as Mr. Richard Parenteau, Director of Application Development / Nakamura-Tome, retired from Methods after 29 years of service with the company.

"We are wishing Rich all the best in his retirement and warmly welcoming Sergio onboard," said Mr. Jerry Rex, President and CEO of Methods Machine Tools, Inc. "We are looking forward to Sergio bringing his machine tool knowledge in addition to his prior experience with Methods, to our key Nakamura Multitasking Turning Centers Line." Methods has been the exclusive U.S. importer of premier Nakamura-Tome Multitasking Turning Centers for 35 years.

Tondato's background in the machine tool and manufacturing industries spans over 28 years. Prior to joining Methods in his current role, Tondato has held various positions such as Director of Sales with FANUC America Corporation, Regional Manager for a production machining company and Applications Engineering Manager for the Methods’ Michigan office.

Nakamura-Tome offers more than 20 twin spindle machine configurations. From raw stock to complete parts in one setup, Nakamura-Tome multi-tasking machines can reduce cycle times and eliminate operations.

About Methods Machine Tools

Methods Machine Tools, Inc., in operation for 60 years, is a leading supplier of precision machine tools, automation and accessories, providing extensive applications engineering support, installation, parts, service and training through a network of large state-of-the-art technology centers and dealers throughout North America. For more information about Nakamura-Tome Multitasking Turning Centers, please contact Sergio Tondato at [email protected] or contact Methods at 65 Union Avenue, Sudbury, MA 01776, TEL: (978) 443-5388, FAX: (978) 440-9405 or visit their website at