GE, Local Motors Launch FirstBuild Micro-Factory in Louisville

July 25, 2014

7:30 pm

General Electric, Local Motors and University of Louisville have joined forces to open the FirstBuild Micro-factory. The micro-factory will be a place for “online and local community members to design products and help solve engineering challenges that will fast-track community driven innovation to market.”

The opening of the FirstBuild Micro-Factory follows the announcement that GE partnered with Local Motors to launch a new model for the manufacturing industry, which emphasizes on co-creation and micro-manufacturing with a focus on speeding the time from mind to market.

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Camila is a writer and community manager for Tech Cocktail in Miami. She has been heavily active in South Florida’s tech startup community, where she is a co-host of a local radio show called pFunkcast. Camila previously worked at Greenpeace International and the Organization of the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) in various communication roles. A proud Brazilian who spent most of he life in Peru, she is passionate about traveling and documentaries.

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