The Difference Is World-Class Global Manufacturing
Methode's manufacturing operations have been awarded multiple industry honors, including the Shingo Prize for Operational Excellence. We pride ourselves on world-class performance and innovation in the areas of safety, quality, delivery and cost. Methode utilizes process-critical vertical integration together with the Methode Production System (MPS), and employs Lean Six Sigma methodologies, to deliver at single-digit quality PPM. We maintain manufacturing campuses on three continents to diligently support our customers' growing global needs.
Our Manufacturing Principles
Global Manufacturing Campuses
To support our global customers' growing needs, Methode maintains manufacturing campuses on the continents of North America, Europe and Asia. See our locations.
Vertical IntegrationProcess-critical operations are vertically integrated to ensure single-digit quality PPM and provide value-stream flexibility.
Lean and Six-Sigma FocusedLean and six-sigma methodologies are a fundamental part of the Methode Production System, used to support Methode's continuous improvement efforts.
Quality SystemsDedicated to the concept of "zero defects," we are working tirelessly and constantly to produce the best products and services, and to achieve our goal of total customer satisfaction.
The Methode Shanghai manufacturing campus is 100,000 sq. ft. Capabilities include: plastic injection molding, stamping, metal fabricating, machining, assembly, testing with research and development, product and tool design, tool building, rapid prototyping and laboratory services.
Methode Shanghai operates under ISO/TS16949:2002 and ISO9001:2000
Rolling Meadows, Illinois, United States
The Methode Rolling Meadows manufacturing campus is 70,000 sq. ft Capabilities include: plastic injection molding, stamping, powder coating, metal fabricating, machining, assembly, testing with research and development, product and tool design, tool building, rapid prototyping and laboratory services.
Methode Rolling Meadows operates under ISO9001:2000, NADCAP and various UL registrations.
Monterrey, Mexico Plant 2
Methode helps customers win in their end markets by providing an unmatched combination of customer focus, differentiated technology, problem solving and world-class manufacturing. The Methode Monterrey Plant 2, manufacturing campus is 138,000 sq. ft. Capabilities include:
Plastic injection molding (Horizontal plastic injection molding from 50 up to 300 tons, insert molding, automated high speed robots, wide variety of resins being used PC, ABS, PMMA, PBT, nylon, etc..).
PCB assembly (Fully automated SMT lines with and positive pressure atmosphere, CT and flying probe capabilities, quick turn assembly for PCB prototypes, full traceability of electronic components in each PCB including LED binning info, 100% AOI, flashing of CPUs.
Final assembly (Manual and semi-automated assemblies with variable speed, heat staking, vision inspection systems, robotic dispenser-controlled volume sealant applications).
Testing with support in research and development, product and tool design, tool building, rapid prototyping and laboratory services.
Methode Monterrey operates under TS16949, ISO14001, and Supplier Excellence Awarded from General Motors by two years in a row 2015 & 2016
Monterrey, Mexico Plant 3 AMD
AMD is part of Methode Electronics; the manufacturing campus is 130,000 sq. ft. Capabilities include:
Plastic injection molding (Horizontal plastic injection molding from 30 up to 1,000 tons, 2-shot plastic injection molding , In-mold decoration and In-Mold labeling, insert molding, automated high speed robots, wide variety of resins being used PC, ABS, PMMA, PBT, Nylon, etc..).
Painting and Decorated Parts (Tier 2) (Fully automated painting lines (class 100K), rack and spindle capabilities, vertical painting lines (3 booths) , horizontal painting line , digital printing machine (large dimensions), pad-printing , laser etching, silk screening, UV, high gloss, soft touch, “piano black”, between others.)
Tool room (Full capability of preventive maintenance and engineering changes to our tools, full capability for mold design, CNS milling machines , welding and micro welding, EDM machines, All necessary bench equipment)
Bonding and assembly of plastics (Selective LOCA (Liquid Optical Clear Adhesive) application, screen printing UV adhesive , ultrasonic welding, manual and semi-automated assemblies, Certified clean room (ISO-7)
AMD serve different industries as Automotive, Industrial and White goods.
AMD operates under TS16949, ISO14001and UL
The Methode Malta manufacturing campus is 300,000 sq. ft. Capabilities include: plastic injection molding, insert molding, PCB assembly, stamping, plating, ultra-sonic welding, paint and laser etching, assembly and testing with research and development, product and tool design, tool building, rapid prototyping and laboratory services.
Methode operates under IATF 16949 (Automotive), ISO/TS 22163 (Railway) & ISO 14001 (Environmental)