GE and Local Motors Partner to Create a New Business Model for the Manufacturing Industry

GE {NYSE: GE} and Local Motors have partnered to create FirstBuild™ a new model for the manufacturing industry that accelerates new product introductions. Through co-creation and the FirstBuild microfactory, which officially opened July 24 in Louisville, Kentucky, the FirstBuild on-line and local community members can Read More »

GE Innovation FirstBuild (Photo courtesy of GE)

The Business of Making Things: FirstBuild™ Microfactory Opens in Louisville, Kentucky, USA

FirstBuild™ designs, builds and sells home appliances using an online co-creation community and micromanufacturing model to accelerate new product introductions This new model enables faster development, testing, customization and small-batch production LOUISVILLE, Ky. — July 24, 2014 — (GE:NYSE) — From the color of appliances Read More »

FirstBuild Demonstration Kitchen (Photo courtesy of GE)