GE Looks to the Future of Manufacturing in the U.S. with Brown Precision Inc. as a Key Supplier

February 7, 2013

Manufacturing’s Next Chapter summit, organized by GE, was held in Washington, D.C. on February 7, 2013. The one-day event brought together executives, innovators, journalists and politicians and featured conversations on the intersection of manufacturing and technology as a driver of global economic growth and productivity. Speakers addressed the impact that the rapidly evolving manufacturing technology has on American industry.

American manufacturing workers include employees of GE suppliers like Brown Precision which received supplier awards from David Joyce, CEO of GE Aviation. GE Aviation alone spends $6 billion annually with some 1,500 large and small domestic manufacturers that employ 30,000 people.

The Alabama-based Brown Precision, which specializes in precision machining, is helping GE build next generation jet engines like the LEAP. The LEAP is first GE engine that has both ceramic and printed parts inside that make it much more fuel efficient.

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Talking About a Revolution: GE Hosts Advanced Manufacturing Summit in D.C.