“It’s really the beginning of a new era for growth,” Herderick told his audience at the Hope Hotel.
Larry Dosser, former owner of Mound Laser & Photonics and today senior fellow for technology advancement at Wright State University, is working with college-age and younger STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) students on introducing manufacturing, including additive manufacturing.
He sees a “huge corridor of additive manufacturing” in Southwestern and Central Ohio.
GE “is going for it in a very big way,” Dosser said. “It (additive manufacturing) is important. It’s going to be important here in Dayton, as well.”