Shinola Watch Dial Factory Visit

Brand president Jacques Panis walks us through the new state-of-the-art facility

The resurgence in stateside manufacturing is largely thanks to more educated and passionate consumers. Where a product’s merit was once simply its final form, there is an ever-growing demand for products with a story that embody considered design and stand up to the highest degree of quality. One of the most vocal and committed to American manufacturing in the consumer space is Detroit-based Shinola, a …

CHV: Kawasaki Railcar Manufacturing Facility

From the MTA to the DC Metro, many of the USA's transit systems have their rail cars built in the heartland

In the second video in our series from Kawasaki‘s plant in Lincoln, Nebraska, we visit the company’s railcar facility. While the brand is traditionally associated with the power-sports industry, they actually manufacture an enormous array of products and even build railcars for some of the nation’s biggest municipal transit authorities, like the MTA and DC Metro. A rare treat for guests, we got to go …

Maserati Centennial Gathering

The innovative Italian automaker celebrates 100 years with an awe-inspiring showcase of its historic legacy

Often times, the stories behind companies are something worth knowing, in particular when they talk about passion, intuition, genius, downfalls, and comebacks—and especially when each step is is punctuated with victories. Maserati was born in 1914, exactly 100 years ago. The mythical Italian brand is celebrating this important anniversary with a series of global events, which culminated in Torino, a city where Maserati is building …