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The Art of Manufacturing is a weekly podcast and a series of innovator profiles on Forbes that will inspire and entertain. Entrepreneur and host Krisztina “Z” Holly gives a behind-the-scenes look at how people who make stuff are trying to ‘make it’ in their industries. From food and fashion to electronics and aerospace, these innovators are taking big risks on their big ideas. Every Thursday, we get an exclusive sneak peek inside their factories and studios — and most of all, their minds. If you’ve ever wondered how to build a brand, a business, or just a better mousetrap, the Art of Manufacturing informs and inspires through its guests’ stories, struggles, and crazy stories—and their lessons learned the hard way.