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GE Backs Off SLM Solutions Purchase, Audibles to Concept Laser

Posted on Oct 27, 2016 by Cullen Hikene

Commentary: GE rescinds SLM offer, instead buys Concept Laser…and Increases Offer for Arcam

GE made big news in the last 24 hours, backing off its offer to buy laser melting machine maker SLM Solutions and instead is buying fellow German company Concept Laser.  In the same breath, GE bumps its offer for Arcam, a manufacturer of Electron Beam Melting (EBM) systems.  

Check out the video below, where 3Diligent CEO Cullen Hilkene provides commentary on the implications and impacts of this news, including implications for 3D Printing companies that aren’t direct parties to these potential deals.

 

 

 

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