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Economics of Scale from Automation - The World's Largest Baked Bean Factory

Jim Riley

28th January 2018

A simply stunning video here that takes you behind the scenes of the Heinz factory in Wigan, Lancashire that makes around 3 million cans per day.

There is an almost balletic feel to the camera work as we see the two-hour flow production process in action. 

The scale and sophistication of the automated processes is eye-opening.

Economics of Scale from Automation - The World's Largest Baked Bean Factory

Jim Riley

Jim co-founded tutor2u alongside his twin brother Geoff! Jim is a well-known Business writer and presenter as well as being one of the UK's leading educational technology entrepreneurs.

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