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GE Set to Take Lead in Industrial 3D Printing by Buying Arcam and SLM

Published: 12 September 2016

ID: G00316304

Analyst(s): Rick Franzosa , Pete Basiliere , Michael Shanler


GE plans to buy 3D printer manufacturers Arcam and SLM Solutions, intensifying its investment in industrial 3D printing and marking its return to capital equipment sales. Strategic planners investigating 3D printers must understand how GE's purchases will affect the market.

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