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GE Aviation Conducts First Test of 3D Printed Advanced Turboprop Engine Components

GE has been in the news quite a bit lately for business reasons. Their acquisitions of major 3D printing companies, as well as their proposed acquisitions and failed acquisitions, have…

GE’s $1.4 Billion Metal AM Acquisitions Falter as Elliott Management Rejects Terms

Last month, GE made an acquisition announcement that was sure to shake up the additive manufacturing industry, with its $1.4 billion investment proposal to acquire both SLM Solutions and Arcam….

GE Announces $1.4 Billion Investment: Acquisition of Arcam AB and SLM Solutions

Update: Following a rejection of terms in the deal for SLM Solutions, GE ultimately acquired controlling shares in Arcam and Concept Laser. Today’s headline heard ’round the world contains all…

New Industry Report: Metal 3D Printing is Now the Fastest Growing Segment of the 3D Printing Industry

Metal 3D printing has been one of the most in-demand additive manufacturing technologies for years. However, because of the technology’s expense, speed and part size limitations it has primarily been…

GE & Textron Aviation Announce Next Generation Cessna Denali, Featuring 3D Printed Engine

We’ve been following GE in a zigzag around the map as they’ve opened facilities from a smart factory in Chakan, India to their latest $40 million Center for Additive Technology Advancement in Pittsburgh….

GE’s Christine Furstoss: Cohesive 3D Printing Ecosystem Must Exist Before There is a True Manufacturing Revolution

Many are still waiting for the advent of a desktop 3D printer in every home—as ubiquitous as the PC or the kitchen stove—and the common practice of simply fabricating virtually…

GE Aviation Tests the Largest Jet Engine in the World, Featuring 3D Printed Fuel Nozzles

A year ago, GE Aviation began incorporating 3D printed components into their jet engines for the first time ever, retrofitting hundreds of their GE90 engines with 3D printed sensor housings. At that…

GE is Using 3D Printing and Their New Smart Factory to Revolutionize Large-Scale Manufacturing

When you’re a manufacturing company as large as General Electric it can sometimes be incredibly difficult to adapt and modernize. It isn’t so much that large corporations aren’t interested in…

Sigma Labs Joins Aerojet Rocketdyne in Quality Control For Air Force 3D Printed Parts

When major news about 3D printing develops, it often surrounds one company or agency. NASA is building a 3D printed rocket engine. Organovo has created 3D printed kidney tissue. What’s not often…

GE Begins Retrofitting 400 GE90 Jet Engines With First Ever 3D Printed Component, A Sensor Housing

It’s well-known that General Electric is leading the way when it comes to the additive manufacturing of functioning components for a variety of advance products. Although the company is best…

Heavy Hitter Sigma Labs Gets $500,000 Contract from GE Aviation and America Makes

We’re trying to keep up with the rapidly developing technology of 3D printing, or additive manufacturing, and, more importantly, to keep you apprised of the latest breakthroughs, large and small….

GE Aviation to Invest $50 Million to Bring 3D Printing to Auburn Facility

Auburn, Alabama will soon be the recipient of a great deal of new additive manufacturing equipment and resources thanks to GE Aviation’s plan to introduce 3D printing in high volume….

GE is Giving Away Twelve 3D Printed Jet Engines…. or you can Print Your own Today!

General Electric has been known as one of the larger corporations in the world that currently uses 3D printing in the creation of not just prototypes, but of final products…