Automated Manufacturing Systems

Marlin is a privately owned UK based company providing a full range of bespoke automation solutions and services.

Whether the requirement is for standalone semi-automated systems costing less than £50,000 or for fully automated multiple-robot assembly lines in excess of £3,000,000, Marlin has the approach and experience that continues to deliver reliable and cost effective manufacturing systems time after time.

Facilities & Resources

Marlin owns a modern clean purpose-built factory, where all projects are designed and manufactured, and has recently acquired an additional modern facility across the road, which more than trebles the available build space.

Marlin have built, developed and retained a world-class automation team that consists of some of the most knowledgeable, flexible and responsive people within the industry.

All key skills and disciplines are carried out in house, the available resources include:

  • Proof of principle development
  • Mechanical design
  • Electrical design
  • Project management
  • Technical documentation
  • Mechanical assembly
  • Electrical assembly & panel build
  • System control and integration
  • Training
  • Support
Facilities & Resources

Custom Automation

With a wealth of experience across the full range of automation concepts, Marlin are established as a leading automation supplier with hundreds of successful applications across a diverse range of industry sectors from automotive and aerospace to medical cleanroom.

From Feasibility Studies to Conceptual Design work and Proof of Principal development modules, Marlin has the expertise in-house to identify and provide the most suitable and cost effective solutions for each specific application. 

  • Rotary Cam Index Systems
  • Rotary Servo Index Systems
  • Palletised Transfer Systems
  • Precision Indexing Conveyor Systems
  • Servo Indexing Rings
  • Six Axis Robots
  • SCARA Robots
Custom Automation


Working in partnership with clients and key suppliers alike, Marlin are well established as a leading supplier of world-class custom automation across a diverse range of industrial markets around the world. 

  • Automotive
  • Aerospace
  • Medical Device
  • Contact Lens
  • Consumer Goods
  • Electronics
  • Plastics
  • Semi Conductor

Marlin is also the preferred automation supplier to many companies worldwide and continues to secure the majority of it's business from existing customers.

Build to Print

To even the most innovative and progressive companies, equipment manufacture and assembly can be a huge drain on resources. As well as taking up valuable plant space, these specialised processes draw on capital for equipment and skilled personnel that could be more effectively used.

Marlin can provide outsourced engineering services to a wide range of industry sectors for the manufacture, set-up and testing of your own-design machines.  We can manufacture your machines/equipment, whether it be a simple test rig or a turnkey robot cell,  from your own drawings to your own specifications and to your own delivery schedule.

All projects are managed within the framework of Marlin’s ISO 9001 2008 Quality Procedures, and in accordance with client specific practises and document control where required. 

Build to Print

Automated Manufacturing Systems Overview