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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…

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…

GE Oil & Gas Now 3D Printing End-Use Control Valve Parts in Japan

Although it goes relatively unnoticed, many of today’s top manufacturers are using 3D printing to both prototype and produce end-use parts. One such company is General Electric, which has been…

GE Maintains Momentum in Additive Manufacturing With $32 Million Facility to Open in Pennsylvania

General Electric has always been about building, growing, and innovating worldwide. Their reach is vast and intertwined with many different entities we never even realize. They are most well-known for…

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…

FirstBuild Wants You to 3D Print The Enclosure For Their Green Bean, Smart Home Maker Module

Think back 15 years ago, if you are old enough to remember, when the internet was in its infancy and the possibilities endless. The possibilities still may be endless, but…

GE Uses Breakthrough New Electron Gun For 3D Printing – 10X’s More Powerful Than Laser Sintering

Probably one of the leaders in terms of manufacturing end-use components via 3D printing would be General Electric. They seem to be a step or two ahead, of both their…

GE Considers 3D Printing Turbine Blades for Next Generation Boeing 777X’s GE9X Engines

If one company should be considered the leader within the metal additive manufacturing space, that company should be General Electric. GE has been utilizing laser sintering to 3D print components…

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…