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GE Global Research Uses 3D Printing to Create Mini Turbine That Can Power 10,000 Homes

‘Bigger isn’t always better’ is a maxim the truth of which is increasingly convincing to people in the modern world. We’ve seen computers go from the size of a room…

Pittsburgh: GE Celebrates Grand Opening of $40 Million Center for Additive Technology Advancement (CATA)

While many are aware of the big names in 3D printing, it still often comes as a surprise to some to find out that General Electric has had their hands…

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…

UL AMCC Experts Discuss Hazards in 3D Metal Printing & Safety Precautions to Put in Place

It’s always great getting in on something when it’s brand new. It’s like being part of a secret club—with the rules being made up as you go. 3D printing, while…

3MF Consortium Aims to Set New Standards for 3D Printing Files; GE Global Research Joins

The 3MF Consortium aims to make some changes to the very foundation of 3D printing–and that begins with files. Concerned with file formats and a lack of standards for what…

The Four Most Promising 3D Printing Investment Opportunities for 2016

With last year’s stock implosion of 3D printing giants 3D Systems and Stratasys and their rapidly dwindling good will on the stock market, you would think that the 3D printing…

3D Printing Was the Most Important Technology of 2015

I’m open to the suggestion that I may be a little biased on the subject, but I think this past year no other technology has proven that it will completely…

Cardiff University and Charles Owen Inc. Awarded Grant to Further Develop 3D Printed Protective Headgear

Every so often, the stories crop up in the news: the college football star who unexpectedly commits suicide, the NFL “family man” who suddenly shoots his wife. These incidents make…

Arcam is Gearing Up to Serve the Aerospace Industry’s Expanding Metal 3D Printing Needs

The benefits of metal 3D printing may not be immediately noticeable, as there is a higher initial investment than traditional part manufacturing, and more elaborate post processing requirements. Technology like that…

Is a General Electric Buyout of 3D Systems in the Works?

I generally don’t like adding fuel to the rumor mill; however, this possible story certainly caught our attention simply because it makes sense on several fronts. As you are likely…

InssTek Called to South Korea to Use Grand Teton 3D Printer to Repair Fighter Jets

Strength. That’s the first word that comes to mind when most of us think about 3D printing in metal. And expense is usually the second–but when it comes to fixing…

America Makes Awards $540K Grant to LLNL & GE to Develop Open-Source 3D Printing Algorithm Software

America Makes is at it again. The Youngstown, Ohio-based institute has been focused for some time now on enhancing the US’ positioning in the additive manufacturing field. It stands as…

UCLA and Architected Materials 3D Print Protective Material for Helmets, in NFL’s Head Health Challenge

Professional football isn’t getting less physical but, in the wake of national attention, concerns are becoming more prominent regarding the risk of brain injury to players. In September 2014, the…

GE & NRI Bring 3D Printed Flowers to Bus Stops Across Chicago

General Electric is one of those companies who have been representative of America since they were founded back in 1892. They have continued to be a mainstay towards the top of…

GE and Stratasys to Crowdsource and 3D Print Your Innovations at FirstBuild Microfactory

And the whole world comes together at FirstBuild to make your next dreamy kitchen gadget…with Stratasys 3D printers and crowdsourced brainpower. That’s right—technology giants GE and Stratasys are getting in on the fun with a…

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…

GE Partners with MakerBot in Attempt to Crowd-Source Future Smart Appliances

Back in March, General Electric and Local Motors announced a new crowd-sourcing platform, called FirstBuild, which was created in order to utilize the talents of designers, makers, engineers and students around…

GE to Add New Advanced Manufacturing Works Facility Featuring Additive Manufacturing

As advancements continue in 3D printing, particularly that of laser sintering, we are seeing major investments within the aerospace industries, as well as several other areas which rely on highly…

General Electric to Expand 3D Printing Manufacturing – Invests $100 million

Every day we hear more news about the 3D printing industry’s growth.  Today we got word that General Electric’s Oil and Gas Division will begin using metal laser sintering technology…