Neck generation innovation: How metal 3D-printed implants are helping injured racehorses

Neck generation innovation: How metal 3D-printed implants are helping injured racehorses.
(Photo: Clinique de Grosbois, GEADPR058)Neck and vertebral fractures caused by falls at high speed are some of the most common causes of injury in racehorses. And every year many injured racehorses find their way to the outskirts of Paris for treatment by an innovative equine veterinary surgeon Dr. Fabrice Rossignol and his team at the world-renowned Clinique de Grosbois.

GE Additive and Wichita State’s National Institute for Aviation Research team up to accelerate metal additive technology for rapid Department of Defense implementation

GE Additive and Wichita State’s National Institute for Aviation Research team up to accelerate metal additive technology for rapid Department of Defense implementation.
(Photo: GE Additive, GEADPR055)GE Additive and Wichita State University’s National Institute for Aviation Research have signed a non-binding Memorandum of Understanding as the cornerstone of a new collaborative effort aimed at supporting the U.S. Department of Defense‘s (DoD) accelerated adoption of metal additive manufacturing technology.

Japan’s service bureaus play critical role in driving the adoption and growth of metal additive

Shoichi Sato, JAMPT plant manager.
(Photo: JAMPT Corporation, GEADPR058)While metal additive technology is anticipated to grow significantly in the Japanese domestic market in coming years, it is still at an early growth stage.

Nihonseiki Company deploys GE Additive laser technology to reimagine its business and the die casting industry

Masato Matsubara, Managing Director – Nihonseiki.
(Image courtesy of: Nihonseiki Co., Ltd)
Nihonseiki Co Limited, part of GMC Holdings Group, is a well-established die cast molds manufacturer with a 100-year history designing, manufacturing, and servicing die cast molds for more than 1,000 customers—primarily Japanese and international automakers, and other dedicated die-casting and die manufacturers. Today, GMC Holdings Group is the largest die manufacturer in Japan and enjoys an outstanding reputation worldwide as an industry leader, and one committed to innovation.  

Avio Aero, BEAMIT Group and GE Additive sign letter of intent regarding a strategic technology collaboration agreement

Andrea Scanavini, general manager BEAMIT (back right) visits GE Additive Lichtenfels with Avio Aero’s Dario Mantegazza (front right) and Dario Mula (front left) – September 2021. 
(Image credit: Wilm Visuals for GE Additive, GEADPR052)Avio Aero and GE Additive have signed a non-binding letter of intent (the “LOI”) outlining a strategic technology collaboration agreement with BEAMIT Group (BEAMIT), partly owned by SANDVIK.

The continuous wave of innovation at Tsunami Medical

Tsunami Medical Giannutri direct lateral expandable cage 
(Photo: GE Additive, GEADPR051)When we last caught up with Stefano Caselli, founder and CEO of Tsunami Medical, in November 2020, he outlined his vision to drive spinal technology innovation forward using GE Additive’s laser-based (DMLM) metal additive technology.

GE receives Air Force airworthiness qualification in under a year for first metal 3D-printed, critical jet engine part

John Sneden, director US Air Force Propulsion Directorate.
(Photo: GE Additive, GEADPR049)
GE Aviation has received Engineering Change Proposal (ECP) approval from the US Air Force (USAF) for an F110 additively manufactured sump cover. The latest milestone in the USAF and GE’s pathfinder Pacer Edge program, this F110 component is the first engine component designed for and produced by metal additive manufacturing to be qualified by any US Department of Defense entity.

EROFIO Group 3D prints first part on GE Additive Concept Laser M Line

3D CAD drawing of the final geometry.EROFIO Group – an industrial molding sector company and long-standing user of GE Additive’s DMLM laser technology, was selected to test and put the GE Additive Concept Laser M Line through its paces ahead of its commercial readiness later this year.

GE Aviation and GE Additive engineers have switched four existing parts from castings to metal 3D printing—and see potential for hundreds more

Vent Cap
(Photo: GE Aviation, GEADPR048)Most manufacturers would never dream of switching from an investment cast part to one made by additive manufacturing, especially if they already had paid for the casting mold. Yet that is exactly what GE Aviation is doing with four bleed air parts from a land/marine turbine. They made the decision based on cost and time to market.

Taking AIM on single-use plastics: metal 3D printed tooling solution designed to change the world… one paper cup at a time

3D printed tooling solution.
(Photo: AIM Sweden, GEADPR046)
As pulp and paper manufacturers bid to replace single-use plastic packaging to help clean up our planet, the team at AIM Sweden AB (AIM), the commercial spin-off from the Mid Sweden University, has developed new methods for modelling, as well as 3D printing an entirely new tooling concept that is currently being introduced in the manufacture of molded paper food and drink containers.

Speed & Scale in the Spinal Sector

Speed & Scale in the Spinal Sector. 
(Photos: Tsunami Medical, GEADPR047)Tsunami Medical deploys a fleet of four GE Additive Concept Laser Mlab systems to drive innovation, speed and productivity gains in the spinal implant sector

GE Additive and Indiana Economic Development Corporation Form Binder Jet Public-Private Partnership

GE Additive and Indiana Economic Development Corporation Form Binder Jet Public-Private Partnership.
(Photos: GE Additive, GEADPR045GE Additive and the Indiana Economic Development Corporation (IEDC), the state of Indiana’s lead economic development agency, today announced the formation of a metal Binder Jet public-private partnership, as part of a broader effort to further position Indiana’s manufacturing sector for long-term growth.

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