American Manufacturing

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Manufacturing is the backbone of the American economy. Businesses in the American manufacturing industry create jobs that support and grow the middle class while driving innovation. Manufacturing accounts for a significant portion of the GDP of the U.S.A.

American manufacturing is the engine that drives the United States towards success and competitiveness on a global scale. So, Marlin Steel works hard alongside organizations such as the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) to raise awareness about issues that affect manufacturers in America.

As Manufacturers Reopen, Here's Why You Need a Sanitizer Dispenser

Marlin Steel on June 16, 2020
As the COVID-19 virus recedes and businesses reopen, there are still safety guidelines to follow in order to minimize risk of exposure to the virus and reduce its chances of recurring again. The ...

You've Moved Your Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Back to America Due to COVID-19: Now What?

Marlin Steel on May 28, 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic has exposed many insecurities in a variety of industries including pharmaceutical manufacturing supply chains. Dearly needed products such as ventilators, N95 face masks, and personal protective ...

COVID-19 Manufacturing Supply Chain Disruption: What You NEED to Know

Marlin Steel on April 14, 2020
As the coronavirus outbreak (also known as COVID-19) continues to grow, businesses in all industries are starting to feel the pressure. New travel restrictions and “ ...

The Difference Between Stiffness, Strength & Hardness in Metal Manufacturing

Marlin Steel on April 9, 2020
There seems to be some confusion out there about the difference between strength and stiffness in metal. After all, isn’t strong metal stiff, and stiff metal strong? ...

What is Contract Manufacturing?

Marlin Steel on March 19, 2020
Not every firm or agency has the resources, funds, or time to produce everything in-house, regardless of how idyllic it sounds—especially in the manufacturing industry. Investing in equipment, machinery, and expertise ...

What is PPAP for Manufacturing?

Marlin Steel on March 12, 2020
For many manufacturers, the devil is in the details. Many parts require a high degree of precision. So, they need to be put through special production ...

Sintering vs Melting: What's the Difference?

Marlin Steel on February 6, 2020
For those who aren’t familiar with manufacturing, and metal forming, in particular, the difference between melting and ...

How is Stainless Steel Made?

Marlin Steel on January 31, 2020
You might already be familiar with the properties of different types of stainless steel—such as how grade 304 stainless steel has excellent corrosion resistance or how annealed and stress-relieved 430 stainless steel ...

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