Mooresville, NC (December 8, 2016) – Roush Yates Engines announced today a new Technical Partner, The L.S. Starrett Company, a precision measuring solutions provider.
Over the past 13 years, Starrett has been a long standing premier supplier to Roush Yates Engines, providing premium measuring tools including micrometers, calipers, tapes, levels, electronic gages, dial indicators, gage blocks and granite surface plates and custom engineered products. Starrett tools are made to the highest standard of quality and workmanship, earning Starrett the title of “World’s Greatest Toolmakers.”
“We are thrilled to be joining forces with the Roush Yates Engines team. Their consistent pursuit of excellence shows in the engines they produce for the industry and they are exactly the kind of technical partner we look for, one that will help us maintain our focus on providing world-class metrology solutions for the most demanding applications,” said James Taylor, Vice President of Operations at Starrett.
“Starrett is a global leader in precision measuring devices,” said Doug Yates, President and CEO of Roush Yates Engines. “Passion and high quality standards is what we look for in a partner. We could not be happier about how this relationship has evolved over the years and look forward to the future with Starrett.”
Since the relationship began back in 2003, Starrett has been an integral part of a combined 13 championships, 283 wins and 251 pole positions in NASCAR and Road Racing.
The activation strategy around the partnership includes event marketing activities and branding at all 2017 NASCAR and Road Racing events domestic and abroad; as well as integration into social media and website platforms. Roush Yates Engines will showcase the Starrett brand and products to others in the motorsports industry.
“We are honored to welcome Starrett to our partnership family,” said Todd English, VP Business Development of Roush Yates Engines. “In an industry where ounces and millimeters make the difference on Sunday, it is imperative to have world-class partners like Starrett.”
About Starrett (NYSE: SCX) The L.S. Starrett Company was founded in 1880, in Athol, Massachusetts. Starrett, a leader who has set the standard for fine precision tools in the industry for over 130 years, has rightfully earned the title, “World’s Greatest Toolmakers.”Manufacturing more than 5,000 variations of precision tools, gages, measuring instruments and saw blades for industrial, professional and consumer markets worldwide. Starrett operates sixteen manufacturing locations worldwide with six in the United States. For more information about L.S. Starrett visit www.starrett.com or call (978) 249-3551.
About Roush Yates Engines Roush Yates Engines is a leading edge engine development company, with three state-of-the-art facilities based in Mooresville, NC; which include Roush Yates Engines, Roush Yates Performance Engines Group focused on road racing and Roush Yates Manufacturing Solutions, a world class manufacturing center and ISO 9001 / AS9100 certified. The company’s core business includes designing, building and testing purpose built race engines.
Roush Yates Engines in partnership with Ford Performance is the exclusive engine builder of the NASCAR Ford FR9 V8 engine and twin-turbo Ford EcoBoost V6 race engine that powers the Ford GT supercar.
With the unparalleled culture of winning and steeped in rich racing history, Roush Yates Engines continues to follow the company’s vision to lead performance engine innovation and staying true to the company’s mission, provide winning engines through demonstrated power and performance.