Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi look at several companies that could use 3D printing to assist reconstruction in Ukraine.
More On Multimaterial Powder Depostion Methods
Our post describing a new approach for multimaterial powder recoating generated some discussion.
The Revival of Nuclear Reactors and 3D Printing
Charles R. Goulding and Christopher Lee look at the increasing use of metal 3D printing in the nuclear industry.
How Additive Manufacturing Is Really Done
In my recent visit to GE Aerospace I was able to see how truly large-scale additive manufacturing should be done.
GE Split-Up: Vernova and 3D Printing
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi look at how GE will handle 3D printing during its corporate restructuring.
Meet COBOD’s New Investor: GE Renewable Energy
Coming in hot just after COBOD and GE Renewable Energy announced a dedicated factory to 3D print wind turbine components, a big investment move took place.
Biden Boosts Additive Manufacturing, But Will It Work?
What is “AM Forward” all about and will it work?
COBOD Firms Up 3D Printed Wind Turbine Strategy With GE Deal
COBOD’s wind turbine printing concept received a massive boost from a deal with GE Renewable Energy.
The GE Breakup and 3D Printing
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi look at the implications on the industry of GE’s upcoming split.
voxeljet to Develop Massive 3D Printers for Wind Turbine Production
An announcement from GE Renewable energy describes a partnership with voxeljet and Fraunhofer IGCV to efficiently produce wind turbines.
Protolabs Gives Metal 3D Printing a Size Boost
Protolabs is employing two separate large-scale 3D printers to meet the rising demand for bigger metal parts.
GE Aviation Moves from Castings to Metal 3D Printing on Four Parts
Working with GE Additive, GE Aviation has made the switch to 3D printing four parts that were previously produced with castings.
GE’s $9 Billion Stake In Baker Hughes And 3D Printing
Charles R. Goulding considers financial implications of GE’s relationship with Baker Hughes and where 3D printing comes into the picture.
Retired Aged Aircraft And 3D Printing
Charles R. Goulding and Ryan Donley consider the rising use of aerospace 3D printing as newer aircraft prepare to enter fleets.
Appliance Trends, Hygiene, And 3D Printing
Charles Goulding, Jr. considers rising applications of 3D printing in the appliance industry.
3D Printing And Hip Replacements
Charles R. Goulding and Peter Favata explore the role of 3D printing in the manufacture of hip replacements.
Ice Cold: A New Day For Thermal Desalination And 3D Printing
Charles Goulding Jr. dives into 3D printing used for thermal desalination applications.
GE’s Positive Q3 Earnings Report And 3D Printing
Charles R. Goulding examines GE’s Q3 2020 results with an eye toward 3D printing impact.
GE Aviation Receives Certification For Partly 3D Printed Jet Engine
GE Aviation has received official certification from the US FAA for its massive GE9X jet engine.
R&D Profiles Of Leading 3D Printing Companies 2020
Charles Goulding and Ryan Donley examine the makeup of several leading companies in 3D printing when it comes to their R&D expenditures.
GE’s Additive Manufacturing Project for the U.S. Air Force Takes off
The great promise of 3D printing combined with innovative 3D design (such as generative design) is to reduce parts and material waste while creating geometry that surpasses the capability of traditional subtractive machining.
An Enormous Metal 3D Printer Heads To Protolabs
Minnesota-based Protolabs plans on firing up a GE Additive Concept Laser X Line 2000R metal 3D printer late this year, and there’s a good reason why they’re doing so.
GE Layoffs Suggest Problems Ahead For Metal 3D Printing
GE announced it is cutting loose another 13,000 jobs, and this may have big implications for the 3D printing industry.
GE Additive Adapts With Polymer 3D Printing To Face COVID-19
A 3D printing company best known for its metal additive manufacturing has turned to a plastic solution to help produce much-needed PPE solutions.
3D Models Are Increasingly Available From Manufacturers
Guess who is offering free downloads of 3D models for their consumer products? We found a major company doing so and we think everyone else should, too.
Selling To Yourself: 3D Printing In Bigger Corporations
For some of the big-name players who have entered into 3D printing, their biggest customers are…themselves.
GE Additive Announces 34 Metal 3D Printer Sales
In four announcements over the last nine days, GE Additive has shared the news of a notable sales season in metal 3D printing.
R&D Profiles of Leading 3D Printing Companies
Charles Goulding & Ryan Donley of R&D Tax Savers discuss 3D printing R&D.
Design of the Week: HRE3D+ Wheels
This week’s selection is the startling HRE3D+ 3D printed wheel by HRE Performance Wheels.
Wabtec Welcomes Binder Jetting
GE Additive’s H2 binder jetting system has found another home with Wabtec.
Met Gala Fashion 2019: 3D Printing, Camp, Collaboration
3D printed fashion added to the extravaganza that is the Met Gala this year.
Bio-Inspired Metal 3D Printing For Industry?
GE has developed a fascinating 3D printed part design that’s partly inspired by biology.
More 3D Printers for More Spinal Implants
A medical device company is installing more metal 3D printers to focus on spinal implant manufacture.
GE Additive’s Binder Jetting Goes to Cummins
GE Additive has found an early home for its new binder jetting 3D printer.
Girls 3D Print Club Encourages Hands-On 3D Printing
A Girls 3D Print Club in Cincinnati, Ohio helps highlight STEM opportunities for students.
Additive Education Program Open for Applications
GE Additive has opened applications for primary and secondary schools in its Additive Education Program.
Wabtec and GE Deal Restructuring Should Further Support 3D Printing Rail Technology
Charles Goulding and Ryan Donley examine a deal between GE and Wabtec and its potential implications on 3D printing in the rail industry.
How 3D Printing Can Reduce Emissions
I’m reading a piece from GE talking about emissions, and began thinking about 3D printing and emissions in general.
GE Additive: What Does Industrialization Truly Mean?
Additive manufacturing is industrializing, but what does that mean?
GEnx-2B Engines to Add Additive Manufacturing
Aviation is gaining another additive manufacturing installation.
30,000 3D Printed Fuel Nozzles
Milestones are mounting in additive manufacturing, with production parts hitting new highs.
GE Making Some Moves in Additive Manufacturing
There is no doubt GE is serious about 3D metal printing.
GE Ideas Get Closer To Reality
Last week GE announced they’ve completed an actual test of their long-awaited new turboprop engine.
GE Has a BInder Jetting 3D Printer?
I thought I misread the press release, when it said GE Additive has developed a binder jet 3D printer.
GE’s Mysterious Atlas Project: 3D Printed Metal at Scale?
At Formnext we were able to take a good look at GE’s mysterious Atlas project.
GE Knows How To Make Even More Money With 3D Printing
Everyone knows GE is extremely interested in 3D printing, but there’s yet another way they’re making a lot of money with the technology.
Behind the Scenes GE’s 3D Metal Printing Farm
GE is deep into 3D metal printing, as readers know, but now we can get a glimpse of what’s going on inside their workshops.
GE Expands, But in a Different Way
GE is now leveraging its assets to promote 3D metal printing.
GE To Produce “World’s Largest” 3D Metal Powder Printer
GE hinted at a new, large 3D print technology they’ve been developing called “ATLAS”.
GE’s 3D Printing Advantage is Everyone’s
I’m looking at GE’s new Advanced Turboprop Engine and it seems it makes substantial use of 3D printing technology.
GE Begins Transformation of Arcam
GE announced a branding change for their latest 3D printing acquisition Arcam, but that’s only the start.
GE Dramatically Expanding Their Recent 3D Metal Acquisitions
This week GE described how they are rapidly expanding their metal 3D printing capabilities.
Startling Stats From GE Regarding Use of 3D Printing Technology
I listened to a talk by a GE representative who explained why they see so much benefit in 3D printing, and it’s quite startling.
GE Crosses the 3D Metal Printing Finish Line, But It’s Only The Start
GE announced it had this week met its minimum requirement to go ahead with the acquisition of Arcam, beginning a new phase in metal printing.
Corporate Behemoth and U.S. Billionaire Square Off Over Metal 3D Printing
GE shook the world of 3D printing last month when it announced a bid to acquire leading metal 3D printer manufacturers Arcam and SLM Solutions for a combined $1.4 billion.
GE Buys Two 3D Metal Printer Firms, Just Not The Ones We Thought
General Electric’s bid to purchase Germany-based SLM Solutions fell through – but GE evidently had a backup plan.
BREAKING: General Electric to Acquire Both Arcam AND SLM!
Today General Electric announced plans to acquire two metal 3D printing companies, Arcam and SLM Solutions.