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Made in Maryland

Premiered May 1, 2024 at 7pm

Airing Wednesdays at 7pm on MPT

Made in Maryland takes viewers behind the scenes of the state’s most innovative makers, creators and manufacturers. The series profiles forward-thinking individuals and organizations leading technological change, environmental sustainability, and social transformation. We’ll meet artisans committed to their craft, celebrate pioneers creating opportunities for others, and reveal how household names turn raw materials into everyday necessities. Made in Maryland is the story of people and companies at the forefront of the fourth industrial revolution and the paths taken to secure Maryland’s future as a hub of innovation.

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Episode 203 - May 15, 2024 at 7pm

Michele’s Granola

Every summer, the Made in Maryland Festival in Anne Arundel County provides an opportunity for artisans to showcase their wares and celebrate the creative spirit of the Old Line State. We’ll meet passionate entrepreneurs, skilled craftsmen, and small businesses that may one day become household names. It was at a similar location, a farmer’s market in Montgomery County, that Michele’s Granola got its start. This woman-owned business in Baltimore County is now one of the largest independent cereal producers in the nation, stocked on thousands of store shelves from coast to coast. Discover how Michele’s Granola has remained true to its origins, creating delicious cereals from hand in small batches despite growing exponentially from humble beginnings.

Preview: Made in Maryland: Episode 203

Episode 202 - May 8, 2024 at 7pm

Direct Dimensions and Magma Build Studios

Direct Dimensions and Magma Build Studios are bridging the gap between art and industry by merging the real and virtual worlds. Direct Dimensions in Baltimore County is a pioneer in the field of 3D scanning, creating perfect digital replicas of physical objects – from people to buildings to fighter jets – for movie studios, mechanical engineers, and industrial artists. Baltimore City’s Magma Build Studios turns complex concepts into tangible forms, fabricating mesmerizing artworks, high-end furnishings, and architectural fixtures from mediums such as metal, glass, and wood. The rapid development of digital tools and technology has paved new paths for collaboration between companies such as Direct Dimensions and Magma Build Studios, who are joining forces with renowned artist Joseph Sulkowski to construct a sculpture inspired by his works.

Preview: Made in Maryland: Episode 202

Episode 201 - May 1, 2024 at 7pm

For nearly a century, Harford County’s Independent Can has been the nation’s leading producer of custom tin packaging. Its eye-catching creations for companies such as Hershey and Frito-Lay line the shelves of every supermarket in the country. But, staying competitive in a global economy requires innovation, and this family-owned business is investing in training, automation, and sustainability to modernize its production lines. In Baltimore County, Watts Innovations is disrupting the billion-dollar drone industry with American-made drones designed to combat the spread of wildfires, inspect critical infrastructure, and deliver packages to your front door. The technical integrity of these drones is made possible by modern innovations such as computer-assisted design, virtual test environments, and adaptive engineering – innovations that help American manufacturers maintain a competitive edge.

Preview: Made In Maryland: Episode 201

Co-production Partners

The Regional Manufacturing Institute of Maryland is MPT's co-production partner for Made in Maryland. 

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Our Sponsors

Major funding is provided by CFG Bank.

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Additional support is provided by Kaiser Permanente, the Maryland Marketing Partnership, Chesapeake Employers Insurance, Maryland Economic Development Corporation, and Sage Policy Group. 

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