Methods Machine Tools Appoints New General Manager of West Coast Operations
Methods Machine Tools, Inc. recently announced the appointment of Fernando R. Garcia as general manager, West Coast operations.
Methods Machine Tools, Inc. (Sudbury, MA), a leading supplier of innovative precision machine tools, automation and accessories, recently announced the appointment of Fernando R. Garcia as general manager, West Coast Operations, to head up all Methods’ operations in California, Oregon and Washington. The key appointment of Garcia, a known machine tool industry veteran of more than 20 years, buttresses Methods’ strategic plan for aggressive west coast expansion.
“We’re very pleased to have Fernando join Methods,” stated Bryon Deysher, president and chief executive officer of Methods Machine Tools. “He brings a wealth of experience and leadership in the machine tool industry and will play a critical role in our west coast expansion plans moving forward.”
Methods will soon be opening a technology center in the Northern California region, where Garcia will be based. The new facility will have the latest machine tools and automation technology with application experts on-site.
Machines will include the company’s new line of Yasda Precision Tools Machining Centers, FEELER High Performance Machining Centers, FANUC RoboDrill Vertical Machining Centers and Wire EDM Machines, KIWA-Japan Horizontal Machining Centers, metrology solutions including VisionGauge® Digital Optical Comparators, tooling, spare parts and more. Garcia will also be expanding Methods’ sales, service and applications presence throughout the entire west coast region.
Beginning as a machinist, Garcia has been fully involved in the manufacturing industry throughout his career. Prior to joining Methods, he was president of Ellison Technologies / DMG / Mori Seiki – Northern California, since 2009 and held various executive and sales positions, primarily with Ellison, for more than 20 years.
Garcia has posted a consistent track record of growth in each of his endeavors. He was also a Board of Directors member of AMTDA / AMT.