CROSSING SOUTH: Medical Device Manufacturing
Thursday, July 20, 2023 at 9:30 p.m. on KPBS TV / PBS App + Encores Saturday, July 22 at 3:30 p.m. on KPBS TV and Monday, July 24 at 8:30 p.m. on KPBS 2
On the new season premiere, we explore the medical device industry with a behind-the-scenes factory tour in Tijuana. Come with us as we tour the factory in Tijuana that makes artificial limbs and prosthetics. The company is called Össur, and they are originally from Iceland. Eduardo Salcedo, who is an industrial engineer, shows us all the high tech machinery that helps make artificial limbs for patients around the world. We also learn about how Tijuana is such a special place for world-class manufacturing.
About Season 12:
13 new episodes!
Coming to KPBS in April 2023, CROSSING SOUTH, now in its 12th season, continues to explore Tijuana and Northern Baja California. Bilingual travel companion and host Jorge Meraz takes you on a journey and demystifies the area. Get to know the people, vernacular, foods, customs and places frequented by the locals.
Season 12 will include trips to Tijuana’s bustling factory industry, over-the-top crepe cakes, a visit to a homeless shelter, a thriving STAR WARS fan club, a gastro-cinema, salsa dancing lessons, Japanese waffles, an arm wrestling club, and a tour of the art headquarters of Mexico. There's a lot to learn and fun to have right next door on CROSSING SOUTH.
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