Marlin Steel’s lease extends through 2017 with an option until 2022 In addition; Marlin Steel Wire has the right of first refusal on 100,000 square feet of adjacent space.
“We feel a commitment to Baltimore, with its excellent port, BWI Airport, road and transit system, and talented local professionals so there was never a thought of leaving the area,” says Drew Greenblatt, president of Marlin Steel Wire Products. “This infrastructure, combined with the local vendors and financial services, makes it easy to remain in the area.”
The new space will accelerate delivery schedules at Marlin Steel by:
Several improvements to the factory floor will be implemented at the same time, to improve quality and employee ambience including:
Doubling the application engineers’ offices so they can meet clients to collaborate more efficiently on ideas to improve product throughput.
The company says it exported more than 25% of its products in the first quarter, and that it needs the floor space to meet the demand of its global clients.