Wabtec's new plant will manufacture its railcar parts on a 3D printer.By Paul Martino

MOON TOWNSHIP, Pa. (KDKA) — Pittsburgh International Airport has a new neighbor.

Wabtec has opened a 3D printing plant at an industrial park known as Neighborhood 91. It is called that because officials want the high-tech site to be considered part of Pittsburgh’s existing 90 neighborhoods.

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Wabtec’s new plant will manufacture its railcar parts on a 3D printer. Wabtec is the first tenant on the 195-acre Pittsburgh International Airport Innovation Campus.

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The hope is Wabtec will soon be joined by more 3D plants. Once the product comes off the printer, it is immediately shipped out from the airport.

“Wabtec is a great Pittsburgh company,” said Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald. “It’s been around for over 150 years. … Additive manufacturing is going to be the future. Jobs, economic impact right here at the airport.”

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The county executive says he expects to announce more tenants for Neighborhood 91 in the coming week.