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GE Brings Production-Volume Additive Manufacturing to Alabama

Company says the site could ultimately have 50 additive manufacturing machines. Nozzles made here will be shipped to an even newer manufacturing site in Indiana.

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June 2014 MBI Shows Consistently Strong Growth

With a reading of 53.6, the June metalworking index showed that the industry continues to grow at a strong rate. The index was higher than 53.0 every month in the first six months of 2014, and the industry grew eight of the last nine months.

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