GE Aviation’s acquisition of UK-based OC Robotics, a manufacturer of snake-arm robots, marked another foray by an aerospace OEM looking to grow its robotics capabilities. Announced in June, the U.S. engine manufacturer noted the acquisition’s potential for improving its service capabilities, including component repair development and the efficiency of its on-wing support team in engine inspections and repairs. “OC Robotics fits very well into GE Aviation’s Services ...

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