Made In A Day
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.
Gibson Guitars reveal how high-tech machinery, hand crafting skills and global logistics combine to bring their electric guitars to the world's stage.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Gate Gourmet, the world's largest airline caterers, reveal how their chefs make thousands of meals every day for passengers flying from LAX.
OneWeb Satellites reveal how space vehicle designers, manufacturing engineers and robotics combine to build and launch web satellites into space.