Yushin America, Inc.

35 Kenney Dr.
Cranston, RI 02920 US

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As Seen In Plastics Technology

Dual-arm Wittmann Battenfeld W818S is one of the newer additions at R&D Plastics.

Molder Adopts ‘Semi-Smart’ Automation
R&D Plastics finds new and more sophisticated ways to use robots.

How does injection molding relate to plastics recycling and reuse? K 2019 will provide some answers.

K 2019 Preview: Injection Molding Goes for the ‘Green’
‘Circular Economy’ joins Industry 4.0 as common themes of injection molding exhibits in Düsseldorf.

Instilling pride of workmanship is a top goal of Natech’s in-house training programs. Here, head quality auditor Andrew Dunham examines electrical enclosure parts with operator Carla ____.

To Succeed in Manufacturing, Focus on Your People First
It’s not easy being a custom injection molder in the NYC metro area. For Natech Plastics, the key is developing employees’ skills and commitment.

Yushin America Names New President

Takaya Sugimura Named President of Yushin America
‘Gus’ returns to U.S. to lead robot maker.

Juergen van Holland (l.), president of Universal Robots, signing deal with Jean-Michel Renaudeau, CEO of Sepro Group.

Robot & Cobot Makers Are Pairing Up
Sepro adds its Visual controls to UR collaborative robots.

Molding 2019 Robots and automation

The Automated Molding Shop Is Here; Are You Ready?
Robotic installation records are being smashed the world over, making it likely that your competitors (here and abroad) are automating—are you up on the latest technologies and best practices?

GeKu of Germany

NPE2018: Robots & Automation Tackle Increasing Complexity
Exhibitors highlighted brute strength, complex automation cells, wireless networking, new controls features, and “collaborative” applications. Automated one-minute mold change was another attraction.

Husky color faded pet bottles NPE2018

News Highlights from NPE2018
Developments in Industry 4.0, multi-layer preform molding, automation, LSR processing, and PP were among the major newsbreakers at May’s show. And one film processor finalized purchases of 13 new lines.

Yushin robots NPE2018

Keeping the Robots Busy
Two molding machines, two linear robots, and a seven-axis collaborative robot produced a shaker cup at NPE2018.

Arburg ALS MES dashboard

‘Smart Data’: The Rise of the ‘Dashboards’
For North American plastics processors, NPE2018 offered the broadest exposure yet to the bundle of trends and technologies known as Industry 4.0 or the Industrial Internet of Things (IIOT).

Arburg assembly cell using linear and articulated robots

More Automation = More Capable Robots
More complex automation tasks require use of six-axis robots, often in combination with linear robots, as well as use of machine vision, SCARA robots, and collaborative types.

Smartphone interface for Yushin's new Intu Line

Robots Play a Role in Industry 4.0
Robots are gaining the ability to monitor their internal systems for remote troubleshooting and predictive maintenance. They also are reporting production data.

Chris Parrillo, national sales manager for Yushin America.

Smarter & More Collaborative: Yushin Taps into Two Major Robot Trends
New Yushin robots have Industry 4.0 features and collaborative capability.

overview of Industry 4.0 from VDMA

NPE2018 New Technology Focus: The ‘4.0’ Revolution
Injection and blow molding and robot suppliers are making Industry 4.0 the most prevalent theme of the show.

Industry 4.0 explained by VDMA

Injection Molding at NPE2018: A Showplace for the ‘Smart Factory’
In Orlando, you’ll glimpse the future, and it’s automated and interconnected. But don’t worry, there are plenty of ways for plants of all sizes to get in on these trends.

Yushin FRA servo robots

New Top-of-the-Line Servo Robots with Industry 4.0 Connectivity
Yushin's new FRA servo robots are loaded with intelligent self-correcting features; network connectivity with downstream equipment; and remote monitoring, reporting and troubleshooting capabilities.

Seven-axis OB-7 cobot

Collaborative Robots: Going Mainstream?
A major supplier of linear robots for injection molding is now offering its first collaborative model.

Industry 4.0 VDMA

Decoding ‘Industry 4.0’
The biggest splash at NPE will come from the wave of technological innovation and futuristic enthusiasm known variously as Industry 4.0 or the Smart Factory or the Internet of Things.

multi-arm Cartesian robot

If Two Arms Are Better Than One, Are Four Better Than Two?
Robots with two main arms have proven useful in applications ranging from stack molds to IML to insert molding and performing a variety of post-mold operations. The concept has evolved to the point that a single robot chassis can have two kick assemblies with one or two arms apiece.

HAS Dual Wing Servo robot

K 2016: Connectivity & Collaboration in Robotics & Automation
Besides a handful of new robots and pickers, the big themes were modular ‘plug-and-play’ automation, Industry 4.0 connectivity, easier programming, and safer collaboration with human workers.

Prism plastics process monitoring checks

Precision Molding Without a QC Department?
At Prism Plastics, quality is baked into every step of the process. The result: 1 billion parts per year with a defect rate less than 1 ppm.

Product Categories of Yushin America, Inc.

Assembly Robots and EOAT
Assembly Systems
Automation/Systems Integration
Clean Rooms and Components
Conveyors (parts-handling)
Custom Machine Builders
Degating Equipment
General Purpose Robots and EOAT
Labeling Equipment--In-Mold
Optical Inspection Systems
Part or Sprue Removal Robots and EOAT
Parts/Runner Separators
Stacking, Packing Equipment

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