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Marlin Steel to Speak at the Shingo Institute’s 10th Annual Northeast Conference

Marlin Steel on September 25, 2014
Next Wednesday, October 1st marks the 10th Annual Northeast Shingo Prize Conference. As you may remember from an ...

Cable and Computer Component Trays: Fast Delivery with Tight Tolerances

Marlin Steel on September 24, 2014
Recently, Marlin Steel was contracted to make cable trays to bolt onto walls and ten-foot trays/baskets to carry electrical wire, computer cables, and other electronic components. Orders like these are Marlin Steel’s bread and butter: High ...

Wire Baskets to Wash Circuit Boards

Marlin Steel on September 23, 2014
For any parts or materials cleaning process, you generally need some kind of container or device to hold parts in place as the cleaning cycle commences. With the wide range of toxic and/or corrosive chemicals used in modern manufacturing processes, ...

Custom Wire Washing Basket with Dividers and Lid

Marlin Steel on September 17, 2014
When it comes to washing lots of small, delicate parts, using a lidded wire mesh basket that has been partitioned into many smaller sections using dividers is a ...

Marlin Steel Featured on Modern Metals for a Massive Upgrade

Marlin Steel on September 16, 2014
Not very long ago, Marlin Steel procured a brand new, top of the line medium frequency direct current (MFDC) welding system from Ideal Welding Systems. ...

Maryland State Supporting Business Growth

Marlin Steel on September 10, 2014
Last month, Marlin Steel acquired an advanced new MFDC automated welding machine to expand its production capabilities. Capable of finishing welds faster and ...

Marlin Steel Recognized by the Daily Record with an Award

Marlin Steel on September 9, 2014
For over a century, The Daily Record has been a trusted source of legal and business information for readers throughout Maryland. Each year, this business news ...

Marlin Steel Recruits New Talent, Increasing Team of Degreed Mechanical Engineers

Marlin Steel on September 8, 2014
In many of our recent blog posts and other communications, Marlin Steel has proudly stated how many of our employees are degreed mechanical engineers (20+% of our team!). We just hired one more, increasing our roster of engineers by 50% since ...

Marlin Steel on Inc.com: Can Your Business Survive the Disruption of New Technologies?

Marlin Steel on September 4, 2014
Here at Marlin Steel, we’re pretty big fans of automation and new technology in general. In many cases, advancements in manufacturing technology help us to be more efficient and competitive ...

Marlin Steel is Joining the NAM Executive Leadership Panel Discussion

Marlin Steel on September 2, 2014
On September 9, 2014 (next Tuesday), the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) is holding an executive leadership panel discussion at Eddie V’s Restaurant in Houston, Texas. At this discussion, four panelists from manufacturing companies ...

Marlin Steel Presents: 8 Key Performance Indicators You Should Track

Marlin Steel on August 28, 2014
How can you track your company’s performance to make sure that it’s on track for success? This is a question that Marlin Steel President and Inc. columnist Drew Greenblatt recently tackled in ...

Top Reasons Medium Frequency Direct Current Welding is Superior to AC Welding

Marlin Steel on August 27, 2014
As a part of our company’s dedication to providing top-quality manufacturing solutions to our customers, we’ve added a new automated welding machine ...

Sheet Metal Racks with Casters to Hold Shelves

Marlin Steel on August 26, 2014
Here on the Marlin Steel blog, we often discuss our custom-made wire baskets and their applications. Using wire bending robots, Marlin ...

Why Optimism is on the Rise among Small Business Owners

Marlin Steel on August 21, 2014
Recently, we discussed how the NFIB’s small business optimism index showed an increase in the confidence of small biz owners in the ...

What you need to be Successful in a Manufacturing Career

Marlin Steel on August 21, 2014
As the economy, and more specifically, the manufacturing industry continue to recover in the U.S., the need for skilled workers will also increase. At this time, many different manufacturers are having difficulty finding people with the skills that ...

Marlin Steel on Inc.com: “Why it’s Better to Purchase from a U.S. Manufacturer”

Marlin Steel on August 21, 2014
In manufacturing, as in many other businesses, the old wisdom is to save as much money as possible to improve the profit margin. This is one of the primary reasons ...

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