Aluminum has never been in higher demand, forcing the employees at Logan Aluminum to work 24/7 to smelt recycled cans into one of America's most preeminent metals.
With this year's Super Bowl just around the corner, corn processors are working overtime to create the raw product from which our country's mainstay snacks are made.
Cowboys and girls at Bergen Ranch work double-time to keep their operation running during their busiest of days... Branding day.
Cameras follow the men and women of the Wilmington Police Department as they struggle to keep a lid on crime during the busy holiday season.
A crew of steel workers labor around the clock to forge the bones of our nation's roadways, buildings, bridges and beyond. But with record highs in steel demand, they're doubling their efforts to reclaim, smelt and ship more product than ever.
Salt workers brave a barren landscape to bring this all-important mineral to the American public. But with a cold front sweeping the northern states - and icy roads in need of salt - they're racing to harvest and send off as much product as possible.
A team of sewer technicians work out of sight to keep the guts of our great nation flowing as they should. But in the wake of a storm, with another on the way, they're racing to clean up the aftermath before more rainfall floods their whole system.
It takes a small army of airport workers to keep Americans and their cargo moving about the country. And on the Sunday after Thanksgiving - the busiest day of their year - they're all working overtime to keep passengers and parcels alike in transit.
The hard-working men and women of America's entertainment industry are ramping up for the post-COVID masses. And at Circus Circus Casino in Las Vegas, that means bringing all operations back to 100% capacity for the first time in over a year.
Where would Americans be without tools? Nowhere good, that's for sure. And with infrastructures growing the nation over, the demand for tools is at an all-time high. Leaving the workers of Channellock Inc. in a mad dash to keep up.
From the moment Americans wake up in the morning, they are surrounded by glass. Find out what it takes for companies like ARC Americas to make that all possible.
Talk about your 'amber waves of grain'. Wheat is still one of America's cornerstone commodities. But getting it from the field to your local grocery store is no easy task.
America doesn't just work through building booms and essential industries. It also works greatly thanks to the things we choose to conserve. Find out how that's all done at Joshua Tree National Park.
It's not easy, wrestling one of America's metallic mainstays from the ground. See how the folks at Rio Tinto do it at one of the world's largest open pit mines.
Pipelines are the circulatory system of these United States. And with housing booms popping up across the country, crews like the one in Western Alabama are racing to get new ones underground.
Join the men and women of Ft. Carson as they conduct a training exercise like none before. But to pull it off, they'll need to win a simulated battle complete with apache helicopters and ground artillery.
As the second most used resource behind water, the importance of concrete can't be understated. And with demand for it reaching all-time highs, the workers of GCC simply can't make it fast enough.
Cameras follow the firefighters of Grayback Forestry as they work to keep a lid on western wildfires. But even a prescribed burn comes with no small amount of challenges... or danger.
In the wake of COVID-19, supply shortages are more rampant than ever. But at Watco's port in Houston, TX, workers are moving record amounts of cargo in an effort to catch up with demand.
From raw lumber to finished rolls, cameras follow as our leading paper producers race to keep the nation well supplied with this all-important product.
The literal foundation of our society, bricks are as important to life as we know it as they've ever been. And despite an overwhelming stack of backorders, one company still makes them by hand.
An unseasonable frost has decimated the crops of one of our largest sugar manufacturers. Leaving them with just a single day to harvest, mill, and refine 2,000 tons of product.
In 2022, the U.S. Navy will need more than a dozen new pilots to meet their deployment demands. And it's up to the USS George H.W. Bush to get them ready. Follow as we reveal how they're trained aboard one of America's most massive ships.
Building the machines that build America is no small feat, especially for a PA plant that's trying to churn out 10 brand new wheel loaders in time for construction season.
Fabric makers at the American Woolen Company race to fill a last-minute order of the commodity that clothes our country.