|2013||The inaugural issue is released, and Machines starts publication as a quarterly journal.|
|2014||Machines was indexed in Inspec (IET).|
|2017||Machines was indexed in Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI)—Web of Science.
Machines starts the Travel Awards project.
Machines was indexed in Scopus.
|2018||The International Federation for the Promotion of Mechanism and Machine Science (IFToMM) becomes affiliated with Machines, and its members receive a discount on the journal’s article processing charges.|
|2020||Indexed by the Science Citation Index Expanded (SCIE—Web of Science);
Receives its new CiteScore of 3.2 for the year of 2019, which ranks 26/101 in the category of “Control and Optimization”and 92/340 in the category of "Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering".
|2013–2016||Founding Editor-in-Chief Prof. Dr. David Mba|
|2016–2017||Editor-in-Chief Prof. Dr. Steven Y. Liang|
|2017 to date||Editor-in-Chief Prof. Dr. Hamid Reza Karimi|