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.
Over the course of the last few years, the American manufacturing industry has been making a slow, but steady, comeback. Meanwhile, China has been starting to stumble a bit as its growth declines despite deeply cut