3D printing technology has vast potential of revolutionizing the economy. These are the key players you should know before you start investing.
Industrial titan GE has bought two European companies for $1.4 billion, both specializing in 3D printing metal parts for jet engines and cars.
GE awarded $9 million contract by US Navy to develop framework to rapidly 3D print replacement parts for ships, aircraft, and other critical military assets. The focus of the research is 3D printing with metal.
Open source 3D printer manufacturer Ultimaker has announced that it is now a sponsor and supplier to the GE Additive Education Program (AEP). Schools can now apply for subsidies from General Electric towards 3D printing.
GE Additive releases the first image of the H1 additive manufacturing system, which could be the fastest binder jet platform on the market.
GE Additive Digital industrial company announced that it has acquired GeonX, a firm that specializes in virtual manufacturing and simulation software.
GE Additive has just revealed a laser powder-bed fusion metal 3D printer, the first BETA machine developed for Project A.T.L.A.S.
3D printing brings major improvements to facial reconstructive surgery, helping to better recreate a patient's face after serious trauma.
GE Additive has revealed it's building the world's largest metal 3D printer. The as yet unnamed machine is planned for release next year.
After launching in January, GE Additive's Additive Education Program will deliver hundreds of 3D printers to schools the world over.
GE is investing in 3D printing and building business around the technology, improving processes in medical and aerospace product lines.
3D printing is helping a large power plant in Berlin use electricity more efficiently to fuel Germany's thriving capital.
In a fresh twist in this week's metal 3D printing saga, GE scoops up Concept Laser after takeover deal for SLM collapses.
The GE play for metal 3D printing, a deal worth $1.4 billion, falls apart after a dramatic intervention by super investor Paul Singer.