3D printing is revolutionizing many industries. So much so, that American energy giant General Electric wants to get in on the act, seeking to buy two European printing firms, including one in Germany.
Attorneys General in 8 US states are suing the Trump administration over a decision to allow a company to post plans online on how to build a plastic gun using a 3D printer. Security officials have expressed concerns.
General Electric has said it intends to buy two European companies that specialize in 3D printing. The American conglomerate plans to use Europe as a base as it develops a global 3D printing business.
The world's longest-running air show has opened to aerospace industry officials and an estimated 150,000 visitors, who want to see the latest in aviation technology, including 3D-printing and electric planes.
General Electric's long-term punt on the profitability of its power business is not paying off. The US giant will cut almost one fifth of its global workforce in the area as it tries to meet its own cost-cutting targets.
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