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Will GE Make a Bid for This 3-D Printing Company?

In a recent interview at the D11 conference, Jeff Immelt, the CEO of General Electric (NYSE: GE  ) made some comments that contributor Steve Heller thinks could mean that the company may make an acquisition in the 3-D printing space. Check out the video below to hear his reasoning about what company he thinks could be a potential target.

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  • Report this Comment On June 11, 2013, at 4:33 AM, chris293 wrote:

    There are other 3D printing companies with the similar abilities of Ex-One. I thought GE was already into using 3D technology for a number of things in different parts of the company, like electrical, trains, or jet engines. Just a thought.

  • Report this Comment On June 11, 2013, at 5:01 PM, LarryT7 wrote:

    There is no news, so here is speculation of a 'potential' deal, just to pump up the price.

  • Report this Comment On June 11, 2013, at 5:32 PM, Linh27 wrote:

    No one is pumping anything. The author stated his OPINION. Plus as a shareholder I DON'T want GE buying XONE even though I also own GE. They got a lot more growing to do.

    Yes I'm long SSYS, DDD, XONE and GE.

  • Report this Comment On June 11, 2013, at 11:09 PM, Havanero61 wrote:

    Didn't GE already buy a 3D printing company when they bought Morris Technologies?

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