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How Cross-Training Drives Employee Engagement in Manufacturing Jobs

Marlin Steel on January 20, 2015
In the manufacturing industry, having an engaged workforce can mean the difference between completing jobs efficiently and failing to meet production goals. ...

Voice Of America International Broadcast Interviews Marlin Steel

Marlin Steel on January 19, 2015
Recently, Aru Pande, the White House Correspondent for Voice of America (VOA), contacted Marlin Steel regarding an Associated Press story that Marlin Steel Wire Products was featured in concerning the Marlin Steel philosophy behind incentivizing ...

Custom Steel Baskets to Fit inside other Containers

Marlin Steel on January 14, 2015
For many of the orders that Marlin Steel processes, customers are ordering a basket that is specifically designed to fit inside of some other object, such as the cavity of an ultrasonic parts washing ...

Custom Wire Mesh Baskets for when Stock Baskets aren’t enough

Marlin Steel on January 13, 2015
For many of Marlin Steel’s customers, getting a new piece of factory equipment is an exciting event. Just picture it: the new machine hits your factory floor, your team hooks it up and begins integrating it into the parts washing/finishing ...

Pierce, Stamp, Coin & Trim Wire Forms with no Secondary Operations

Marlin Steel on January 7, 2015
Last year, we added a few tons of new automated manufacturing equipment to the Marlin Steel factory floor. From a highly unique (only five in the world) medium frequency direct current welder from Ideal Welding Systems, to a Bütfering deburring ...

Modifying an Existing Parts Washing Wire Basket Design to Hold Parts

Marlin Steel on January 6, 2015
Over the years, Marlin Steel’s engineers have worked on many different custom parts washing wire basket designs. Some customers need an all-new basket design to be made from scratch to hold a new type of part, while others simply need to replace ...

7 Tips to Make Micromanaging Work for U.S. Manufacturers

Marlin Steel on December 30, 2014
Micromanagement of a workforce can often prove to be tricky. While many managers are able to use micromanagement techniques to great effect, others end up actually ...

Marlin Steel Gives the Class of Elmer A. Henderson a Tour!

Marlin Steel on December 30, 2014
Here at Marlin Steel, we’re dedicated to helping to shape the future of American manufacturing, whether that’s by improving our ...

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