For years, Wall Street critics assailed General Electric as a lumbering dinosaur, too slow to compete in the 21st century economy.
To anyone who hasn’t seen it demonstrated, 3-D printing sounds futuristic—like the meals that materialized in the Jetsons’ oven at the touch of a keypad.
Industrial 3-D printing is at a tipping point, about to go mainstream in a big way.
Advances in manufacturing technology are about to change the rules of competition and unleash a sleek new version of the old-school conglomerate.
A new era in additive manufacturing, or “3-D printing,” is at hand, with major implications for adoption of the technology.
Like any fast-developing technology, 3-D printing, described more technically as “additive manufacturing,” is susceptible to a variety of misconceptions.
While tariffs and trade wars from the White House may threaten our jobs, peace and prosperity, technology innovations from American business could save us.
In this excerpt from his forthcoming book, "The Pan-Industrial Revolution," Dartmouth professor Richard D'Aveni shares approaches from GE and others.