GE has been a leading user of additive manufacturing, producing parts across multiple businesses. In 2016 the company announced the launch of GE Additive, a new business that leverages GE's experience and expertise in additive technologies. GE Additive offers additive metal machines (both laser- and EBM-based), materials, and engineering consulting services.
Recognizing the vast potential of additive, GE Additive is committed to the advancement of the industry through innovative product offerings.
MMI: Take this opportunity to tell us how you support the use of additive manufacturing in medicine. The medical industry uses both Concept Laser and Arcam (both part of GE Additive) machines for the development and manufacture of medical devices and implants. Arcam's electron beam melting technology has revolutionized the production of acetabular cup implants, and Concepts laser melting enables the precision necessary for complex medical parts.