Methods Machine Tools Appoints Steve Previti As YASDA Product Manager.

Sudbury, MA U.S.A. (January 14, 2014) – Methods Machine Tools, Inc., ( a leading supplier of innovative precision machine tools, automation and accessories, today announced the appointment of Mr. James “Steve” Previti as YASDA Product Manager. Previti will create and execute the North American sales strategy for Methods’ new line of machines. YASDA Precision Tools is considered the elite Japanese builder of machining centers and jig borers with a reputation of preeminence in accuracy, precision and quality. (


“Steve is a great addition to the Methods’ team,” stated Mr. Bryon Deysher, President & CEO of Methods Machine Tools, Inc.  “He has over 16 years experience in the machine tool industry. In addition, he is well known in markets ideally suited for YASDA.”


“The need for more efficient ways to machine exceptional, high quality parts is increasing as manufacturers in segments such as aerospace, die / mold and automotive, are demanding tighter tolerances combined with shortened cycle times,” said Previti. “We expect this trend to continue over the next several decades and YASDA precision machine tools are well positioned to meet this challenge for OEM’s and job shops.” 


Prior to his position as Regional Sales Manager for Mitsui Seiki, Previti was a Sales Engineer at ABLE Machine Tools, Inc. for many years. He holds a BS in Electrical Engineering from the University of Maryland College Park.


Methods represents YASDA across the U.S. and brings unique value to YASDA customers through a highly complementary portfolio of established sales channels, local applications engineering and support expertise.  Yasda Precision is a perfect addition to Methods’ high performance machining solutions.  With meticulously hand-scraped surfaces and superior machine construction, Yasda’s extremely high precision stands alone. 


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 large state-of-the-art technology centers and dealers throughout North America.  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