American Manufacturing and Factory Automation Success for Marlin Steel

In American Manufacturing

Drew Greenblatt on April 2, 2014

Marlin Steel was recently featured in the pages of Foreign Policy Magazine as an American automation success story. The piece, titled “Made in the U.S.A. (Again),” talks about how American manufacturing is once again on the rise, and that factory automation plays a huge role in this American industrial renaissance.

The article talks about how, a few years ago, it looked as if the availability of cheap labor overseas would entice as many as nine out of ten CEOs to build their next major factory outside of the US. Now, thanks to the advantages of robotics and the need for skilled operators, only two or three of those same CEOs would consider putting their next plant outside the US.

Learn more about how factory automation and a number of other factors are contributing to a revival of US-based manufacturing, and how Marlin Steel is helping to lead the charge by reading the full article here.

Author: Drew Greenblatt
Drew Greenblatt
Drew Greenblatt bought Marlin Steel Wire Products in 1998 when it was a small maker of a commodity product. Since then, it has grown revenue seven-fold. In the face of challenges to the global economy, Marlin Steel has invested more than $3.5 million in robotics in a quest for quality and speed.

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