Super Factories: Series 1
Super Factories will take viewers inside some of the most cutting-edge factories in the world, giving a unique look at machines that push boundaries to create things like the McLaren supercar and Tesla batteries Go inside of the world’s smartest, biggest and most cutting-edge factories to get a behind-the-scenes look at the many unique products they manufacture at baffling speeds with astonishing efficiency and precision.
Part 1: Inside the Tesla Gigafactory
Special access to Tesla’s record-breaking Gigafactory reveals its bold ambition to build one of the most advanced cars in the world; this cutting-edge facility is one of the world’s largest, representing the frontier of engineering innovation.
Part 2: McLaren Supercar
McLaren’s high-tech production center is as remarkably distinctive as the handcrafted automobiles they design and produce, overtaking its Supercar rivals through the application of Formula One science and sophisticated production standards.
Part 3: NASAs Rocket Factory
Victronix Swiss Army Knives, NASA Michoud Rocket Facility hi-tech rocket assembly facility pushes the limits of space exploration to new frontiers; here, engineers build an advanced rocket propulsion system that can send astronauts and cargo to the moon and back, Nestle Kit Kat Bars, Heinz Baked Beans
Part 4: Volkswagon Mega Factory
Volkswagen’s Chattanooga facility, situated on 1,400 acres, is more than 3 million square feet. It employs about 3,500 people. In 2011, the Chattanooga plant became the first automobile manufacturing facility in the world to be certified LEED Platinum. More than 100,000 Atlas SUVs and 700,000 Passats have been manufactured at the plant.