Made in a Day

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  • 2020
  • 1 Season
  • 8.0  (50)

Made in a Day is a fascinating documentary series from National Geographic Channel that sheds light on the complex world of modern manufacturing. The show features a team of experts, including Craig Whitney, Marc Andre Page, and Chris Lester, who work tirelessly to transform raw materials into finished products in just 24 hours.

Each episode of the series follows the team as they tackle a new manufacturing challenge, from creating high-end furniture using traditional woodworking techniques to designing and building a custom motorcycle from scratch. With a time limit of just one day, the team must work quickly and efficiently, using their skills and expertise to overcome any obstacles that arise.

What sets Made in a Day apart from other manufacturing shows is its focus on sustainability and eco-friendliness. Throughout the series, the team strives to use materials and processes that have a minimal impact on the environment, while still creating beautiful and functional products.

One of the standout episodes of the series focuses on the creation of a modern, minimalist desk made from sustainably sourced wood. Craig Whitney, who is a master woodworker, leads the team as they begin by selecting the perfect logs for the project. They then use traditional hand tools to shape and craft the wood, before adding sleek metal legs to create a stunning finished product.

Another episode follows the team as they design and build an electric bike, with the goal of creating a sustainable mode of transportation that is both practical and stylish. They start by sketching out the design of the bike, before sourcing sustainable materials such as bamboo for the frame and recycled parts for the electrical components. The end result is a sleek, eco-friendly bike that is sure to turn heads.

In addition to showcasing the skills and expertise of the manufacturing team, Made in a Day also provides a fascinating look behind the scenes at the manufacturing process itself. Viewers are treated to a behind-the-scenes glimpse at the machines and tools used to create everything from metal parts to composite materials, as well as the intricate supply chain that delivers the raw materials to the manufacturing site.

Throughout the series, Craig, Marc, and Chris demonstrate a deep passion for their work, as well as a commitment to sustainability and eco-friendliness. They are constantly innovating and experimenting with new techniques and materials, always striving to create beautiful and functional products that have a minimal impact on the environment.

Overall, Made in a Day is a captivating and educational series that offers a unique perspective on the world of modern manufacturing. With its focus on sustainability, eco-friendliness, and expert craftsmanship, the show is sure to appeal to anyone with an interest in design, engineering, or manufacturing, as well as those who are simply curious about the fascinating world of production.

Made in a Day is a series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (12 episodes). The series first aired on August 15, 2020.

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12. Satellites
September 26, 2020
In the series exploring cutting-edge manufacturing in an inter-connected world, OneWeb Satellites in Florida spill the beans on how they're making the world's first mass-produced satellites. A combination of space vehicle designers, manufacturing engineers and robotics come together to build and launch web satellites into space, providing internet to almost every part of the globe.
Airplane Meals
11. Airplane Meals
September 19, 2020
Gate Gourmet are the world's largest airline caterers, producing millions of meals from their huge Los Angeles kitchen every year. In this episode we go behind-the-scenes to reveal how locally sourced ingredients, and expert chefs, manage to feed 40,000 people flying from LAX every day.
10. SUvs
September 12, 2020
With a history stretching back almost 80 years, Jeep is the original all-terrain car maker. Unprecedented access to their Ohio factory lifts the lid on how everyday they harness robot power to make thousands of the world's most iconic 4x4- the Jeep Wrangler. We discover the secrets of the Wrangler's success, and how they ship hundreds of thousands of cars per year.
9. Tractors
September 5, 2020
As the world gears up to feed growing populations, world-renowned agricultural giant John Deere opens the doors to their Iowa mega-factory to reveal how they make the world's most powerful tractors. Combining a giant iron foundry with high-tech manufacturing operation, they built big machines designed to feed the world.
Hot Sauce
8. Hot Sauce
August 29, 2020
The story of how hot sauce is made and distributed. From its humble beginnings as chili peppers grown on the farms of Central and South America, this zingy fruit has spread globally to become one of the most sought after ingredients in a booming hot sauce market worth over $4 billion in sales. Tabasco, one of the originals, still sets the market on fire, selling over 182 million bottles per year.
Space Rockets
7. Space Rockets
August 22, 2020
The story of a rocket from metal sheets to a 1.3 million pound-heavy taxi service to the stars. With opportunities and benefits to all mankind, it's open season in space with rocket missions set toward a trillion dollar economy in the next 20 years. US heavyweight rocket builder, ULA is at the cutting edge of final frontier exploration.
6. Whiskey
August 15, 2020
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.
5. Sneakers
August 15, 2020
New Balance reveals how high-tech machinery, hand crafting skills and global logistics bring the brand's best-selling sneakers to feet, the world over.
Fire Trucks
4. Fire Trucks
August 15, 2020
Fire trucks carry firefighters into battle every day -- this is the story of how Pierce Fire Trucks are made.
3. Helicopters
August 15, 2020
In this episode we see how Airbus makes the H-125, the most widely sold single-engine chopper, on the frontlines of every major emergency.
Electric Guitars
2. Electric Guitars
August 15, 2020
Gibson Guitars reveals how high-tech machinery, hand crafting skills and global logistics combine to bring the brand's electric guitars to the world's stage.
Electric Cars
1. Electric Cars
August 15, 2020
Tesla reveals how high-tech automation together with teams of skilled employees and global logistics come together to build the Model 3 electric car.
Where to Watch Made in a Day
Made in a Day is available for streaming on the National Geographic Channel website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Made in a Day on demand at Disney+.
  • Premiere Date
    August 15, 2020
  • IMDB Rating
    8.0  (50)