GE's Bet on 3-D Printing Will Pay Off Big

The Motley Fool's industrial analyst Isaac Pino recently attended The Atlantic magazine's Manufacturing Summit for insight into the industry and visited General Electric's (NYSE: GE  ) 30 Rockefeller offices for a closer look at the $250 billion conglomerate. Isaac and Motley Fool Money host Chris Hill weigh in on the company's transformation over the past few years, its game-changing investments in 3-D printing and the industrial Internet, and the opportunity ahead for GE shareholders.

In the following segment, Isaac takes a closer look at GE's purchase of Morris Technologies. With major acquisitions like these often being poor purchases, Isaac takes a close look through how Morris' 3-D printing design solutions fit in with the future of GE, and why GE shareholders should be glad GE made this bet.

For GE, the recent financial crisis struck a blow, but management took advantage of the market's dip to make strategic bets in energy. If you're a GE investor, you need to understand how these bets could drive this company to become the world's infrastructure leader. At the same time, you need to be aware of the threats to GE's portfolio. To help, we're offering comprehensive coverage for investors in a premium report on General Electric, in which our industrials analyst breaks down GE's multiple businesses. You'll find reasons to buy or sell GE, and you'll receive continuing updates as major events unfold during the year. To get started, click here now.


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  • Report this Comment On February 17, 2013, at 9:26 AM, dion2727 wrote:

    GE should buy 3D,spin the cube part of the business as the new DDD,and merge the rest into the industrial/manufacturing/R and D components and have a large patent protection for 3D printing.

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