CINCINNATI - GE Aviation has acquired the assets of two Cincinnati operated companies Tuesday.
Morris Technologies and its sister company, Rapid Quality Manufacturing, will be integrated into GE.
The two privately held companies have about 130 Cincinnati-area employees who specialize in additive manufacturing.
With this acquisition, GE Aviation continues to expand its engineering and manufacturing capabilities to meet its growing jet engine production rates over the next five years, according to an official press release.
“Morris Technologies and Rapid Quality Manufacturing are parts of our investment in emerging manufacturing technologies,” said Colleen Athans, vice president and general manager of the Supply Chain Division at GE Aviation, in a press release Tuesday.
“Our ability to develop state of the art manufacturing processes for emerging materials and complex design geometry is critical to our future. We are so fortunate to have Morris Technologies and Rapid Quality Manufacturing just minutes from our headquarters. We know them well,” she continued.
GE had been a customer to Morris Technologies and Rapid Quality Manufacturing for many years before deciding to buy both companies.
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