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What Illegally-Traded Imports Mean for the U.S. Manufacturing Industry

Marlin Steel on August 20, 2015
Fair trade is a great way for countries to exchange goods and build wealth. When trade practices are handled fairly, it gives companies on both sides a strong shot at increasing their market share and ...

Which U.S. Cities are Leading the Manufacturing Renaissance?

Marlin Steel on August 19, 2015
The American manufacturing industry is back in a big way, fueled by shrinking wage differences between the U.S. and China, as well as a major reduction in energy costs in the U.S. courtesy of the shale gas boom. ...

Top 3 Reasons Physical Prototype Stress Tests Impede Manufacturing

Marlin Steel on August 13, 2015
At the Marlin Steel factory floor, efficiency is the life’s mission of the manufacturing team. Marlin’s clients rely on the Marlin Steel production team to meet strenuous performance parameters and ...
Topics: Manufacturing

Marlin Steel to Speak at Cargo Logistics America 2015 in San Diego!

Marlin Steel on August 11, 2015
From December 2nd to the 3rd, 2015, the Cargo Logistics America Expo + Conference will be in session at the San Diego Convention Center. These two days will feature several key summits on port productivity, distribution ...

How the Economics of Global Manufacturing are Shifting

Marlin Steel on August 5, 2015
For many years, many manufacturers have operated on several economic “truths,” including:  It’s cheaper to manufacture overseas. Slashing labor budgets leads to more ...
Topics: Manufacturing

Ways the Government Can Promote New Exports and Manufacturing Jobs

Marlin Steel on July 29, 2015
Fun fact: while the U.S. is one of the most populous nations in the world, sitting at the #3 spot behind China and India, only about 5 percent of the world’s consumer population is located within the U.S. ...

What is the LEADS Act, and How Does it Affect Manufacturers?

Marlin Steel on July 27, 2015
In many ways, technology has made our everyday lives easier than ever. For example, we are now able to communicate with people on the other side of the planet in mere moments using satellite communications relays. This ...

Just What Does it Take to Run an IDEAL Welding Machine?

Marlin Steel on July 21, 2015
The world of manufacturing has been forever changed. ...

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