Webinar: Getting to Large Part Serial Production: Insights from Volunteer Aerospace and Latest Upgrades on the X Line 2000R


Volunteer Aerospace is an advanced manufacturing company that was founded in 2016 to promote additive manufacturing and offer customers solutions that were not available in the marketplace. The leadership team at Volunteer has a combined 32 years in additive manufacturing and offers advanced manufacturing solutions to meet any project needs.

Join GE Additive’s webinar to hear Volunteer Aerospace co-founder Jonaaron Jones explain how their acquisition of a Concept Laser X Line 2000R expands the company’s additive capabilities and enables them to drive true customer outcomes and reduce costs for single, large parts all the way to serial production. Rene du Cauze de Nazelle, Senior Product Manager as GE Additive,  will also walk you through the latest upgrades of the X Line 2000R that offers the unique ability to print otherwise impossible parts safely, efficiently, and consistently. With a generous build volume of 400 x 800 x 500 mm, the X Line 2000R offers reliable, consistent performance with one of the largest build volumes available today. The X Line 2000R was designed specifically for the production of large, quality parts, which makes it ideal for a variety of industries, including space, aviation, and automotive.


Jonaaron Jones
Vice President of Manufacturing
Volunteer Aerospace

Jonaaron Jones serves as Vice President of Manufacturing at Volunteer Aerospace. He founded Volunteer Aerospace along with Devon Burkle and Rachel Jones in 2016 to advance additive manufacturing and offer customers solutions that were not available in the marketplace. He manages all aerospace and defense systems projects and production in addition to leading research and development efforts. Jonaaron has an extensive background in metal joining technologies including welding and various metal additive manufacturing processes.

René du Cauze de Nazelle
Senior Product Manager
GE Additive

With more than three years of experience in several engineering roles in additive manufacturing, René du Cauze de Nazelle is currently the Senior Product Manager for GE Additive’s X Line direct metal laser melting (DMLM) machine. Before working in additive manufacturing, René worked in a variety of engineering roles at GE’s Global Research Center in Munich, supporting various industries, including oil & gas and aviation. René holds a master’s degree in Space & Aeronautical Engineering from Imperial College London.

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