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Explore the science, innovation, and sheer genius it takes to transform the most basic ingredients into powerhouse machines. From aircraft to big rigs to earth movers, we're not only going deep inside factories and uncovering the hard work and craftsmanship it takes to build these incredible machines, we're telling the hidden stories of human ingenuity over time that have transformed the earth's most essential raw materials into monumental marvels of modern technology.

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  • Komatsu (#101)

    The massive Komatsu 930-E is a two-story-tall dump truck with a load capacity of 320 tons. [56 minutes]

  • Bentley (#102)

    The Bentley Motor Company has built common raw ingredients into their luxurious signature Mulsanne. [56 minutes]

  • Mack Truck (#103)

    The Mack Pinnacle is a strong, durable and fuel-efficient heavy hauler vital to commerce. [56 minutes]

  • Bombardier (#104)

    The Bombardier CRJ-1000 is a comfortable, durable and fuel efficient short-range regional jet. [56 minutes]

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