GE announces $1.4 billion acquisition of Arcam and SLM Solutions, consolidates lead in metal 3D printing

GE Aviation recently announced plans to acquire metal 3D printer companies Arcam (electron beam melting, or EBM, printers) and SLM Solutions (selective laser melting, or SLM, printers) for a combined $1.4 billion. Both Arcam and SLM are leading metal printer companies in medical and aerospace app...

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