The company has installed the first 3-D printing machine at the Chakan plant, Thomas Mitchell, GM, supply chain, distributed power, GE Power & Water, said. The plant will be opened formally later this year. 3-D printing or additive manufacturing is used to print three-dimensional solid objects from a digital mode.
We will start with plastics (printing plastic parts) and then get into metal parts/ components, said Thomas Mitchell .
GE is investing $200 million in the manufacturing facility. This will be the first multi-modal industry manufacturing facility catering to the needs of its diverse business from power to aviation to transportation to healthcare from the same manufacturing facility.