Made In A Day

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Made In A Day

WHEN TO WATCH

  1. Saturday 25 May at 02.00am

    Sneakers

  2. Tuesday 28 May at 02.00am

    Suvs

  3. Wednesday 29 May at 02.00am

    Hot Sauce

Synopsis

The last decade has seen a revolution in manufacturing. A just in time economy means the products we love are being made on a massive scale in record time. While lightening logistics mean global trade and distribution happens faster than ever. This is the story of how some of today's biggest brands, from Tesla Cars to Gibson Guitars, from Tabasco Sauce to Space Rockets, are made in America.

Episodes

Season 1
  • Electric Cars

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    The last decade has seen a revolution in manufacturing. A just in time economy means the products we love are being made on a massive scale in record time. While lightening logistics mean global trade and distribution happens faster than ever.

    Next Showing
    Wednesday 19 June at 03.20am
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  • Electric Guitars

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    Gibson Guitars reveal how high-tech machinery, hand crafting skills and global logistics combine to bring their electric guitars to the world's stage.

    Next Showing
    Wednesday 19 June at 03.45am
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  • Sneakers

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    New Balance reveal how high-tech machinery, hand crafting skills and global logistics combine to bring their best-selling sneaker to feet, the world over.

    Next Showing
    Saturday 25 May at 02.00am
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  • Helicopters

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    Helicopters are the aircrafts at the frontlines of every, major emergency. In this episode we see how Airbus make the H-125 - the most widely sold, single engine chopper on the planet.

    Next Showing
    Thursday 20 June at 03.20am
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  • Fire Trucks

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    Fire trucks carry firefighters into battle every day. Pierce fire trucks build 18,000 of them from the ground up, every year. This is the story of how they are made.

    Next Showing
    Saturday 22 June at 03.20am
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  • Whiskey

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    A hundred and fifty-year-old recipe is still used in the America's oldest distillery to make one of the most touted tipples on the planet. This is the story of how Jack Daniels remains a liquor leader and how the global whisky market is now worth over 800 billion a year.

    Next Showing
    Thursday 20 June at 03.45am
    On National Geographic
  • Space Rockets

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    With space offering affordable benefits to all, rocket launches are in global demand. This is the story of ULA's rocket production at the forefront of America's ambitions.

    Next Showing
    Friday 21 June at 03.20am
    On National Geographic
  • Hot Sauce

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    Chilli peppers from all over the globe are flown to a plantation in Louisiana and are made - using a family recipe - in to one of the most popular condiments, Tabasco. This is the story of how the world's number one hot sauce is made on a massive scale.

    Next Showing
    Wednesday 29 May at 02.00am
    On National Geographic
  • Tractors

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    Tractor giant John Deere lifts the lid on how they combine heavy industry with cutting-edge tech to build huge tractors designed to feed the world.

  • Suvs

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    Off-road car giants Jeep reveal how they harness manpower and tech to build and ship thousands of their best-selling Wrangler every single day.

    Next Showing
    Tuesday 28 May at 02.00am
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  • Airplane Meals

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    Gate Gourmet, the world's largest airline caterers, reveal how their chefs make thousands of meals every day for passengers flying from LAX.

    Next Showing
    Friday 21 June at 03.45am
    On National Geographic
  • Satellites

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    OneWeb Satellites reveal how space vehicle designers, manufacturing engineers and robotics combine to build and launch web satellites into space.

    Next Showing
    Saturday 22 June at 03.45am
    On National Geographic