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Raven Industries featured in HBO documentary

Company News, News | April 14, 2021 | By:

Raven Industries, a Sioux Falls, S.D.-based manufacturer of precision agriculture products, high-altitude balloons, plastic film and sheeting, and radar systems, was recently featured in an HBO documentary.

Directed by Academy Award-nominated filmmakers Steven Ascher and Jeanne Jordan, the HBO documentary “Our Towns” debuted on Tuesday, April 13.

According to an official press release shared by HBO, “Our Towns” is a portrait of America and how the rise of civic and economic reinvention is transforming small cities and towns across the country. Based on the bestselling book Our Towns: A 100,000-Mile Journey into the Heart of America by journalists James and Deborah Fallows, the documentary spotlights ingenious local initiatives and explores how a sense of community and common language of change can help people and towns find a different path to the future.

Raven is highlighted in both the trailer and the documentary. In July 2019, producers Jeanne Jordan and Steven Ascher as well as journalists James and Deborah Fallows were at the Raven Innovation Campus to film to company’s precision agriculture and stratospheric balloon technology.

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