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Could 3D-printed homes help solve the affordable-housing crisis?

Dec 4, 2023
Upstart companies hope 3D printing can disrupt the sector by creating structures in a fraction of the time traditional methods require.
A finished Alquist 3D printed home. The technology only prints concrete walls, while elements like roofs, trusses and porches are still completed using traditional techniques.
Courtesy Alquist 3D

General Electric to spend $1.4 billion on 3-D printing

Sep 6, 2016
As GE focuses on high-tech industry, it's making a bid for two European printing outfits.
GE has been researching high-tech manufacturing for years.
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