FirstBuild™ Celebrates Breakout First Year

As GE’s FirstBuild(TM) maker community celebrates its first anniversary in July, let’s see how the year stacked up! (Photo: GE)

New Model of Manufacturing Speeds 8 Products to Market in 12 Months.

First year generates over 7,500 global FirstBuild™ online community members, 800+ product ideas, eight new product introductions, over 40 collaborative projects with University of Louisville and other maker startups.
FirstBuild is primed for a great second year with 10–12 product launches, continued growth in online participation and community engagement in its Louisville microfactory.


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