Spirit Aero Could See 70% Savings From 3D Printing Someday

WICHITA—Leading aerospace and defense aerostructures provider Spirit AeroSystems believes new additive manufacturing techniques it is developing with partners Norsk Titanium and Boeing could help Spirit eventually save 70% in costs on the material it uses in some aircraft programs. “As a structures...

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