Category Archives: GE Additive

GE Power adds 3D printing lab for Clemson University students

At its Advanced Manufacturing Works (AMW) in Greenville, South Carolina, GE Power has installed three 3D printing machines. These machines are for the use of Clemson University students who can now work side by side with GE engineers at the newly established Advanced Manufacturing Lab. James P. Clements, Clemson President, said, “Our state is a […]

3D Printing Industry News Sliced: Roboze, Carbon, B9Creations and SLM Solutions

In this edition of Sliced, the 3D Printing Industry news digest, we collect stories about 3D bioprinted tissues; SXSW 2019; Roboze’s expansion to Japan, and a UK Government visit to a 3D printing facility. We also have the latest updates from Carbon, SLM Solutions, Filamentive and PostProcess Technologies. Read on for this and more regarding […]

Post-production quality assurance included in Protolabs’ secondary services

Protolabs, an award-winning on-demand manufacturing service, has launched the secondary services package, which includes post-production quality assurance solutions for customers. Stephen Dyson, Protolabs’ Special Operations Manager, said, “The marked increase from customers across all industries wanting to take advantage of the speed and flexibility of On-Demand manufacturing brings with it a desire to simplify the […]

3D Printing Industry Index identifies positive sentiment, strong earnings season ahead?

The 3D Printing Industry Index for the final quarter of 2018 is now complete. The research and data gathered by our team indicates a positive end to the year. The index  may provide guidance of what to expect ahead of the forthcoming financial results season. The 3D Printing Industry Sentiment Index is a quarterly survey […]

The best 3D printed consumer products

3D printed consumer products have their own category in the 2019 3D Printing Industry Awards.  Be it Invisalign, i.e, 3D printed clear braces or Blamey Saunders’ hearing aids, manufacturers of consumer goods are increasingly turning to 3D printing. The technology has been integrated into many areas, not only to elevate the design of such products but to accelerate […]

Ford creates “largest 3D-printed metal part” for a vehicle in five days

Ford Performance, the high performance division of Ford Motor Company, has additively manufactured what its claims “the largest 3D metal-printed part for a working vehicle in automotive history.” The aluminium manifold inlet, 3D printed on a Concept Laser X LINE 2000R from GE Additive, took five days to complete. Neither Ford nor Hoonigan have revealed […]

Ford creates “largest 3D-printed metal part” for a vehicle in five days

Ford Performance, the high performance division of Ford Motor Company, has additively manufactured what its claims “the largest 3D metal-printed part for a working vehicle in automotive history.” The aluminium manifold inlet, 3D printed on a Concept Laser X LINE 2000R from GE Additive, took five days to complete. Neither Ford nor Hoonigan have revealed […]

Champion racing driver Brad Keselowski founds new hybrid 3D printing manufacturing company

Brad Keselowski, a professional racing driver and NASCAR champion, has unveiled Keselowski Advanced Manufacturing (KAM), a hybrid manufacturing company using 3D printing technologies in North Carolina. The driver and team leader invested more than $10 million to start the company. The 70,000 square-foot facility is currently equipped with two Concept Laser M2 Multilaser 3D printers […]

3D Printing Industry Awards 2019 Materials Company of the Year Update

The best 3D printing materials of 2019? We asked our readers. Continuing with our nomination updates, we’re here to see who is currently in the running for the 2019 3D Printing Industry Awards Material Company of the Year. From polymer and metal powders, through to filament and resins for desktop 3D printers, this category includes a […]

AP&C expands metal powder production capacity in Quebec

AP&C, the metal 3D printing powder production arm of GE Additive, is expanding its operations in Canada. With the acquisition of almost 40,000 m² in land, the company is planning to extend its production capacity at the Saint-Eustache site where it has been active since 2016. “Our firm is currently enjoying rapid growth and we need […]