More jobs and 3D printing.

Business and government officials coming together at a workshop held at the Hyatt Regency Guam in Tumon this week.

The discussion surrounded a venture that started a year ago with GovGuam and Astro America’s president Neal Orringer.

“GovGuam hired Astro America to do a feasibility analysis to determine if we should be building an additive manufacturing center to support the development of new manufacturing capabilities here on island,” he said.

Astro America –  the Applied Science and Technology Research Organization of America – was first formed in 2018. The company is dedicated to advancing public interest through manufacturing technology and policy.

“This is new, advance technology that is going to bring hopefully new jobs and new business development for the island and for the economy,” Orringer said.

He spoke with potential key players including the Guam Economic Development Authority, Guam Shipyard, Univesrsity of Guam, Guam Community Collete, Port Authority of Guam, Guam International Airport Authority, and others.

He’s now conducting a feasibility study for Guam.

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