Ford Announces $4.5 Billion Plan for Advanced Factories with 3D Printing in US

Published by , January 6, 2017 8:50 am

(3DPrintingIndustry)  Ford has announced plans to expand an existing site in Michigan. Ford CEO Mark Fields revealed plans to build a $4.5 billion series of facilities as part of a five year investment plan. The plan includes creating new electric vehicles and implementing wireless car charging. Investing in advanced manufacturing in the U.S. will also include 3D printing technology.
Ford CEO Mark Fields revealed one of the factors was the “more favorable US business environment that we see under President-elect Trump and some of the pro-growth policies that he’s been talking about.”
Fields also cited a decrease in demand for smaller vehicles of the type planned for non-domestic production.

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