GE to Build $32 Million Advanced Manufacturing Facility

GE recently announced that it will build a new manufacturing facility to drive innovation and implementation of advanced manufacturing technologies across GE industrial businesses.

The new facility, located in Findlay Township, PA) represents a $32M investment over three years by the company and will result in the creation of 50 high-tech engineering jobs initially, in disciplines ranging from mechanical and electrical to systems and software engineering.

The facility will focus on improving capabilities and usage of additive manufacturing across GE while advancing materials sciences and inspection technologies.

Construction is expected to begin in March 2015 to be completed by September 2015.

Changing GE manufacturing is seeing financial results. In Rutland, Vermont a $75 million investment to expand the site to allow GE Aviation to use advanced materials has led to more than $300 million in engine production savings.