The Manufacturing Report

HGTV’s Ben Napier Just Opened a Factory in His Home Town, Fulfilling a Childhood Dream

Episode Summary

Ben Napier, who stars in HGTV's "Home Town" alongside his wife Erin, dreamed of opening his own factory since childhood. Now he’s opened a factory to make butcher blocks, creating the family-supporting manufacturing jobs that he hopes will be his legacy. Listen in for Ben’s plan for the Scotsman Manufacturing Company factory — and how the 1995 movie “Tommy Boy” inspired it. Check out our past interviews with Ben: Keep-it-made-in-america – Hgtvs-ben-napier-shares-the-view-from-americas-favorite-small-town; Keep-it-made-in-america – Why-the-stars-of-hgtvs-home-town-keep-it-made-in-america Photo courtesy of Scotsman Manufacturing Company