Additive metal manufacturing is a “disruptive technology,” that will change a lot of the manufacturing landscape, according to Mark Meyer, leader of GE Additive. Just as taxi service often improves when Uber and Lyft move into town, metal casting is being enhanced as additive competes with casting. And Meyer believes additive will soon compete with metal forging, so forging processes may be similarly enhanced in response. The present focus on additive metal manufacturing has been ...

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