Roush Yates Engines has formed a new technical partnership with manufacturing technology company Mitsubishi Materials U.S.A. Corporation.
Under the new agreement Mitsubishi Materials U.S.A. Corporation is now the Official Tooling Partner of Roush Yates Engines. This new relationship brings two technology-focused companies together to better serve the performance industry.
Roush Yates Engines is the sole provider of Ford Racing engines for NASCAR’s premier racing series. The quality of Mitsubishi Materials U.S.A. Corporation tooling capabilities is trusted by Roush Yates machinist and engineers when machining components for the Ford FR9 engine. The shared commitment to technology, research, and development from Roush Yates Engines and Mitsubishi Materials U.S.A. Corporation will help to ensure continued success in the performance market.
“Mitsubishi Materials U.S.A. Corporation is a leader in manufacturing technologies,” said Doug Yates, CEO of Roush Yates Engines. “I am proud to use their tooling in machining components for our Ford FR9 engines. Their pledge to continually improve technology and quality in their products falls directly in line with Roush Yates Engines’ goal of power, performance, and reliability. I look forward to enhancing our relationship and having them onboard as our official tooling partner.”
Roush Yates Engines, Roush Yates Manufacturing Solutions, and Roush Yates Performance Engine Group in Mooresville, N.C., have more than 50 machines that use Mitsubishi Materials U.S.A. Corporation tooling to machine engine parts for NASCAR and IMSA V6 Ford EcoBoost engines as well as the RY45 platform, which is ideal for Saturday night racers. Thousands of components are milled, drilled, and quality inspected to strict tolerances each day before being used in Roush Yates’ engines.
“Mitsubishi Materials USA Corporation is excited about our partnership with Roush Yates Engines,” said Motoharu Yamamoto, President and CEO of Mitsubishi Materials U.S.A. Corporation. “Like Mitsubishi Materials USA, Roush Yates is a market leader in their industry. As the preferred cutting tool supplier for Roush Yates Engines, we look forward to providing the best cutting tool materials, products, and services to enhance their reputation for power, performance, and reliability. The partnership between our two companies will lead to the development of new tooling technologies, products, and processes used in the manufacturing environment.”