GE Additive Acquires GeonX

November 22, 2017

GE Additive, Cincinnati, announced today that it has acquired GeonX, Gosselies, Belgium, a developer of simulation software. Terms of the deal are not being disclosed. GeonX software simulates additive manufacturing, welding, machining and heat treatment processes in various industries such as aerospace, automotive and energy.Its Virfac® (short for Virtual Factory), assesses products prior to production; predicting defects, distortions and stresses, helping to reduce the number of prototypes built during the development phase, while improving the quality and lifetime of the manufactured products while reducing time to market and development costs.

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