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In the Tier 1 area, GE continues to expand its additive manufacturing activities — it just lately introduced creation of a separate business to concentrate on third-get together additive manufacturing. Its 2016 acquisitions of Arcam and Concept Laser are key enablers for know-how adoption. For example, 35% of the elements on GE’s Catalyst turboprop (which powers the Cessna Denali aircraft) might be additively manufactured.
An ongoing development towards vertical integration is obvious at Boeing, where it seems the company will play a larger function as a methods integrator on future packages. In my view, this probably means direct relationships with more suppliers going forward than in the course of the 787 expertise. And, in keeping with more vertical integration, Boeing can also be exploring selective use of “focused factories” at the Tier 2 stage — amenities with a narrow vary of products, customers … Read More