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Formed in 1892 by merging the Edison General Electric Company and the Thomson-Houston Company, General Electric’s wide array of products and services make it a major player in virtually every sector of the electronics industry.

 

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COMPANY HEADQUARTERS: 3135 Easton Turnpike, Fairfield, CT 06431
COMPANY WEB SITE: www.ge.com
2001 GROSS REVENUES: $125.9B
NUMBER OF EXMPLOYEES: 310,000
TYPES OF BUSINESS: Manufacturing of appliances, lighting products, industrial automation products, medical equipment, motors, electrical distribution and control equipment, power generation and delivery products, nuclear fuel assemblies, jet aircraft engines and engineered materials.
TYPES OF FEDERAL CONTRACTS: Systems and material for the US armed services, including jet engines and guidance system components.

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