ABOUT MARLIN INDUSTRIES

Marlin Industries has a long heritage in the cable industry and is unique within the cable supply industry. Marlin are an integrated manufacturing and logistics organisation providing industry leading supply chain management solutions within the cable industry committed to sustainable, cost effective strategies based on Reduce – Reuse – Recycle principles.

Marlin Industries primarily manufacture new timber cable drums (from 600mm to 3200mm Flange Diameter) and plywood reels for the packaging and dispatch of wire and cable products. We operate the UK’s largest ISO 9002 accredited Timber Drum Repair Facility providing refurbished drums at highly competitive prices. We also offer Drum Management services which include:  De-stuffing & Devanning of customer owned product from containers and curtainsider vehicles, External Storage, Warehousing (Dry Storage of drums, pallets and passive goods), RH & D(Receipt, Handling and Dispatch – Inbound & Outbound), Picking & Packing (single and multi-item batch picking), Cutting, Winding, Batching and Coiling of cable, fibre and ducted product, Re-packing and Labelling, Tracking and Traceability, Specialised delivery and collection (including within a max 48-hour period of receiving an order, timed deliveries, next day, just in time, specialist vehicles i.e. Urban & Rigid, 3PL support), FLT delivery direct to end customer sites (including Tail lift & 2 ton and 3 ton moffett provision). In addition we can provide cost effective disassembly of drums to transport in kit form back to the country of origin or UK site for reuse, electrical component assembly and ISPM15 Heat Treatment and we are an Accredited Packaging (Wood & Plastic) Waste Reprocessor providing closed loop recycling solutions.

THE MARLIN TIMELINE

Established in 1993 now operating across multiple UK sites with some 145 personnel. Marlin has enjoyed an unprecedented period of expansion and growth over the past 25 years and has become the go to company for high-profile clients within the cable and wire related markets in the UK and throughout mainland Europe for drum management services.

HEADQUARTERS

Marlin Industries Ltd
Davy Way
Llay Industrial Estate
Llay
Wrexham
LL12 0PG

01978 854854

OPERATING SITES

Marlin Industries Ltd (Head Office)
Davy Way
Llay Industrial Estate
Llay
Wrexham
LL12 0PG

01978 854854


Marlin Industries (Scotland) Ltd (Main offices)
Unit 1B Burnfoot Industrial Estate
Hamilton Road
Hawick
Roxburghshire
TD9 8SL

01450 376416

DEVELOPMENT / EXPANSION PLANS

Marlin has continued to invest in its capabilities, importantly it’s SAP Business Systems, CNC technology, fleet, plant and equipment to accommodate the capacity of our growing manufacturing and logistics operations and to maintain our competitive edge within the cable industry. Recent and planned developments are as follows: –

  • Updated to SAP Hana Business System in January 2020
  • Mandata logistics and distribution operating system & vehicle planning tool introduced January 2020 giving clients having the ability to check vehicle progress and ETA’s through Webfleet interrogation
  • Plastic Recycling Facility established in Hawick during 2020 focused on recycling end of life plastics and converting material into re-useable products
  • WID Compliant Boiler being installed Q2/Q3 2018
  • Integration of RFID drum scanning system to synchronise with drum collection data
  • Use of Marlin web portal to hold and view electronic PoD signatures against deliveries
  • New Website to be launched January 2021
  • The “Revivareel” and  ‘Pay per Use’ concepts to be introduced to the cable market in 2021
  • Reducing delivery timescales through use of more smaller – vehicles (crane & Moffett Mounty equipped)

KEY BUSINESS STRENGTHS

Innovative solutions designed to reduce costs & improve environmental performance

  • Organisation predominantly trading within the cable and wire industries
  • Long established & well respected across the industry
  • Well established infrastructure
  • Well established partnership approach with key cable accounts, high profile clients and end users
  • Strong IT & compliance systems facilitating new business integration
  • On site Yard & Traffic management
  • Off-site Compliance support
  • Dedicated account management
  • Robust financial reporting and control systems
  • Provider of innovative solutions to sustainability challenges designed to reduce costs & improve environmental performance
  • Full recovery process from the point of waste-creation to eventual re-use

CORPORATE RESPONSIBILITIES

Access our company policies here:

Marlin Industries has a sound reputation based on innovation, integrity & transparency.

With a long-established heritage within the cable industry, Marlin Industries is committed to increasing sustainable, low carbon, closed loop solutions. Supply chain management based on integrated closed loop solutions reduces waste, emissions and cost to cable manufacturers, distributors and installers.

IT SYSTEMS & PROCESSES

SAP Hana Business One 

  • ERP system for commercial, production & warehousing/ storage functions 

TM Development Web Portal 

  • SAP approved and certified web portal for use with SAP Business One 
  • Customer & employee options facilitating a number of processes configured to suit specific applications, e.g. goods receipting, warehouse stock, order placement 

Mandata 

  • Industry recognised transport management system 
  • Vehicle scheduling, route planning, manifest generation 
  • Vehicle telematics and navigation 
  • ePoD   

MS 365 

  • Email & document control (Sharepoint/Teams) 

Mitre Finch  

  • Personnel time & attendance management system 
  • HR functions 
  • Payroll 

COMPLIANCE

  • ISO 9001
  • ISO 14001 
  • NEBOSH qualified staff
  • All Directors & Managers across all sites IOSH qualified
  • Monthly site & departmental 5S audits across all locations

AWARDS & ACCREDITATION

  • ISO 9001: 2015 Awarded and in operation
  • ISO 14001: 2004 Awarded and in operation
  • FORS Bronze Accreditation for deliveries into Central London/Inside the M25

At Marlin Industries we are able to provide drum management services, cable drum delivery, collection and disposal services and wood waste recycling services to many sectors.

These include DNO’s ICP’s. Energy, Power, Comms, Utilities and Electricity Supply Infrastructure projects including construction and infrastructure, solar farms and wind farm projects throughout the UK.

APPLICATIONS FOR PLYWOOD REEL AND CABLE DRUM PRODUCTS INCLUDE:

CABLES
HVDC, power, low, medium, and high voltage, submarine, copper, electrical, coaxial, ribbon, twisted pair, radio frequency, flexible, network, optical fibre, signal, data, LAN, data transmission, ethernet, telephone, non-metallic sheathed, armoured, flat cable, conduit, multi conductor.

TUBES
Flexible, Flexible Conduit, Beverage, Silicone, Rubber, PVC, PTFE, Nylon, Polyurethane, Dual Containment.

STEEL WIRE ROPE
Wire Rope, Spiral, Stranded, Composite, Wire Rope Slings, Running Ropes, Stationary Ropes.

ROPE
Manila, Sisal, Jute, Cotton, Polypropylene, Polyethylene, Polyester & Nylon.

BRAID
3-Strand Twisted, Plaited, Double, Braid, Hollow & Diamond, Solid, Parallel Cord, 12-Strand Braided, Kernmantel.

PLASTIC DUCT & TUBING
PVC, Opti-Com High Speed Telecoms Voice & Broadband Blown Fibre Tubing, Sub Duct Microduct, Multiflu Tube, Drainage, Power.

WIRE
Copper, Solid, Stranded, Braided, Magnet, Resistance, tinsel, Litz, THHN, HHWN, THW Building TW Building, Flat Cord, Speaker, Royal Cord, Automotive, Telephone Jacketed, Telephone Dropwire, Staywire, Wire Braid.

INSULATION MATERIALS
Thermal & Acoustic Elastomeric Insulation, Solar, Air Conditioning, Heating and Plumbing.

CONDUCTORS
Aerial Bundled Conductor, All-aluminum conductors, All-aluminum alloy conductors, Aluminum conductors steel reinforced & Stranded Ali Conductor.

PIPES
Heat Exchange, Control Lines, Condenser Rubes, Nuclear Fuel Tubes, Cooling Tubes, Hydraulic Tubes, Instrumentation Tubes, High Performance Liquid Tubes, Stainless Steel, Nickel Alloy, Titanium, Telecommunications & Water Piping.

UMBILICAL & INTER-ARRAY CABLES

CABLE ASSEMBLIES

OPTICAL FIBRE

SEALING COMPOUNDS & POLYMER PRODUCTS

FILAMENTS & MICROTUBES

EXTRUDING PLASTICS

HYDRAULIC HOSE

JACKETINGS & FINISHINGS

METALIC CARD 

TEXTILES & CLOTHES

PLASTIC TUBING

CORD

TWINE

YARN

CONTACT US

Office open weekdays

8am – 4pm


sales@marlinindustries.com



Marlin Industries Ltd
Wrexham (Head Office)
Tel: 01978 854854

Marlin Industries Scotland Ltd
Burnfoot, Hawick
Tel: 01450 376416