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GE Additive Launches Manufacturing Partner Network - ENGINEERING.com
GE Additive has announced the launch of its Manufacturing Partner Network (MPN), which aims to create an open, competitive marketplace that will accelerate both supply and demand for additive manufacturing (AM).
GE  additive-manufacturing  3D-printing  pittsburgh  innovation-centers  Around-the-web  this-week-431 
july 2018 by areadevelopment
Forever Young: This Texas Plant Gives Middle-Aged Locomotives Extreme Makeovers - GE Reports
GE’s huge locomotive factory outside Fort Worth, Texas, feels like the rumpus room of a giant toddler fond of playing with trains. The place — all 1 million square feet of it — is filled with locomotives in various states of assembly. There are cabs in one corner, wheels and trucks in another, and engines in the middle.
shop-floor  facility-design  rail-logitsics  GE  Around-the-web  this-week-418 
march 2018 by areadevelopment
Inside GE’s Transformation - HBR
A CEO has different tasks in different cycles. Some CEOs are founders and builders. Others have the luxury of managing momentum through a stable economy or a period when business models aren’t being disrupted.
this-week-396  Around-the-web  Matt  GE  General-electric  manufacturing 
august 2017 by areadevelopment
Pratt's $10 billion bet stumbles as buyers turn to GE jet engine - Chicago Tribune
Pratt & Whitney's $10 billion bet on a new jet engine is faltering after a troubled rollout, and buyers are rushing to a General Electric model instead.
this-week-396  Around-the-web  Matt  GE  general-electric  Aerospace  manufacturing 
august 2017 by areadevelopment
Corporate HQ and the Magnetic Pull of Cities - strategy+business
It was reported recently that the insurance giant Aetna would be moving its corporate headquarters from its ancestral home — Hartford, Conn. — to New York.

The move echoes a move that General Electric made last year, when it decided to move its corporate headquarters from suburban Fairfield, Conn., to…downtown Boston.

The dynamics driving Aetna’s move are quite similar to those that pushed GE to look elsewhere, as we noted last year.
corporate-headquarters  aetna  GE  Boston  new-york-city  connecticut  Around-the-web  Metros  this-week-389  skilled-labor 
june 2017 by areadevelopment
As General Electric upgrades factories closing the 'skills gap' is a top concern - CNBC
As productivity increases and the manual labor part of the job decreases, factory workers must become more predictive and interactive. At GE for example, longtime machinists and technicians are now being teamed with data analytics experts.
this-week-382  Around-the-web  Matt  general-electric  GE  skilled-labor  skills-gap  workforce  manufacturing  advanced-manufacturing 
april 2017 by areadevelopment
GE Invests $4.3 Billion To Build Next-Gen Jet Engines, Open New Factories In The US - GE Reports
The U.S. investments include $214 million to build five new high-tech plants, adding about 2 million square feet of new manufacturing floor space. The locations for the plants, some of which are already open, are Ellisville, Mississippi; Auburn, Alabama; Asheville, North Carolina; Lafayette, Indiana; and Huntsville, Alabama.
Aerospace  GE  mississippi  alabama  north-carolina  indiana  Around-the-web  this-week-377  industry-reports 
february 2017 by areadevelopment
University buys GE property for $31.5 million - Connecticut Post
There has been plenty of speculation about what would happen to the GE property since the global company announced its move to Boston earlier this year.
GE  connecticut  corporate-headquarters  Around-the-web  this-week-371 
november 2016 by areadevelopment
Joint Venture PG Technologies Based In Ellisville, Mississippi And Indianapolis, Indiana - Area Development
Praxair Surface Technologies and GE Aviation formed PG Technologies, a joint venture focused on the development, support and application of specialized coatings tailored for GE Aviation’s engine platforms. PG Technologies coating operations will be based in Singapore, Indianapolis, Indiana and Ellisville, Mississippi.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  mississippi  indiana  south  midwest  Aerospace  GE 
october 2016 by areadevelopment
Learning to Prosper in a Factory Town - MIT Technology Review
Greenville, South Carolina, has bet its future on high-tech manufacturing. Who wins and who loses in this increasingly automated economy?
economic-development-news  south-carolina  advanced-manufacturing  automotive-industry  BMW  GE  this-week-367 
october 2016 by areadevelopment
Aging workforce puts strain on skilled manufacturing workers - MSN.com
In a small town just south of New Hampshire's capital, General Electric runs two plants filled with workers building jet engines for the world's leading airlines.
this-week-360  Around-the-web  Matt  new-hampshire  new-england  skilled-labor  Aerospace  general-electric  GE  jobs  workforce  manufacturing 
august 2016 by areadevelopment
General Electric gas turbine projects get millions from Department of Energy - Albany Business Review
The U.S. Department of Energy is investing $30 million toward research in gas turbines, including three projects with General Electric in Schenectady, New York.
taxes-incentives  energy  government-policy  GE  new-york  gas  natural-gas 
july 2016 by areadevelopment
GE Digital Locates Global Digital Operations Center In Atlanta, Georgia - Area Development
GE Digital will establish its first global Digital Operations Center in Atlanta, Georgia. This project will create 250 jobs and represents an investment of approximately $3 million in the local community.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  Georgia  south-atlantic  GE  general-electric  Atlanta  jobs  technology  tech 
june 2016 by areadevelopment
GE Canada Builds Manufacturing Center In Welland, Ontario - Area Development
GE Canada will build its new multi-modal "Brilliant Factory" in Welland, Ontario. Its Canadian facility will initially manufacture GE Power's world-class reciprocating engines, components for compression, mechanical drive, and power generation, and manufacture components for GE transportation diesel engines.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  ontario  central-canada  GE  general-electric  brilliant-factory  manufacturing  location-canada 
june 2016 by areadevelopment
GE part of a national move away from big, suburban office parks - The CT Mirror
When General Electric first suggested that it might pull its corporate headquarters out of Connecticut, in June of 2015, the company’s rationale appeared to be taxes and the business climate. But when it made the actual announcement in January that it would move to Boston, the message had changed.
this-week-354  Around-the-web  Matt  suburbs  GE  general-electric  connecticut  new-england  taxes-incentives  site-selection  economic-development  headquarters  alabama  high-tech  tech  technology  innovation 
june 2016 by areadevelopment
Inside GE’s Brainy Factory Of The Future: What Happens When You Link 3D Printing And The Internet? - GE Reports
The industrial fringe of Greenville, South Carolina, isn’t the most obvious place to go looking for a glimpse of things to come. But tucked behind railroad tracks and boxy factories you’ll find GE Power’s new Advanced Manufacturing Works, which officially opened Friday. It’s changing how humans make things.
south-carolina  GE  shop-floor  advanced-manufacturing  Around-the-web  this-week-351-top 
april 2016 by areadevelopment
Why Companies Are Returning to Big Cities - WSJ
As exemplified by GE’s decision to relocate to Boston, both mature businesses and startups are migrating to cities – reversing a pattern that began in the 1960s of businesses moving to the suburbs.
this-week-351  Around-the-web  Matt  Boston  new-england  Massachusetts  urban-revitalization  GE  general-electric 
april 2016 by areadevelopment
GE Opens Additive Manufacturing Center Near Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania - Area Development
GE opened its Center for Additive Technology Advancement, located at Chapman Westport near Pittsburgh, in Findlay Township, Pennsylvania. CATA will serve as its flagship center for additive manufacturing, focused on developing and implementing industrial applications for all GE businesses.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  Pennsylvania  mid-atlantic  pittsburgh  GE  general-electric  additive-manufacturing  manufacturing 
april 2016 by areadevelopment
GE Chooses Chicago For Transportation's Digital Solutions Business Headquarters - Area Development
GE has chosen Chicago as headquarters for its Transportation's Digital Solutions business and core hub for its “digital ecosystem.” The company expects to create 160 jobs in Illinois.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  headquarters  GE  general-electric  jobs  illinois  midwest  high-tech  tech 
march 2016 by areadevelopment
How GE will bring the Industrial IoT to life - CIO
The venerable General Electric is undergoing a profound change as the result of digital transformation and the Industrial Internet of Things. Its evolution is providing insight into what's coming for the industrial sector overall.
Around-the-web  this-week-346  internet-of-things  GE 
march 2016 by areadevelopment
No Longer Just Startups: Fortune 500 Companies Are Taking Co-Working Leases - Bisnow
Co-working spaces are thriving (WeWork's valuation just hit $15B) off freelancers and startups—and now big businesses are getting involved. Recent WeWork tenants include General Electric, KPMG, Merck and British publication the Guardian. And these companies aren't exactly startups—their average age is 155 years, Bloomberg reports.
this-week-342  Around-the-web  Matt  workplace  workplace-trends  GE 
february 2016 by areadevelopment
Last stop before flight: Peebles, OH - GE.com
GE invited a team of photographers and enthusiasts to Peebles, OH for an inside look at the world’s most advanced jet engine test facility.
this-week-341  Around-the-web  Matt  GE  advanced-industries  advanced-technology  Aerospace  manufacturing 
february 2016 by areadevelopment
Recent Research: Do Jobs Follow People, or People Follow Jobs? - SSTI
When General Electric (GE) announced earlier this month that it was moving to downtown Boston’s Seaport District, significant attention was paid to the generous incentive package handed to the company by Massachusetts. Ultimately, however, it was the human capital and innovative talent in the city that lured GE, according to the Chairman and CEO Jeff Immelt’s comments announcing the move. While conventional thinking suggests that attracting new businesses is a path to population and economic growth, new research suggests that this may not be the case.
workforce-mobility  workforce-migration  GE  Around-the-web  this-week-340 
january 2016 by areadevelopment
5 interesting elements of the GE incentive deal - Smart Incentives
When General Electric announced last week that it would move its headquarters to Boston, the accompanying $145 million incentive package received a lot of attention. Now that more details are being released, it turns out the agreement is much more interesting than the total dollar value or cost per job calculations.
this-week-339  Around-the-web  Matt  Boston  Massachusetts  new-england  GE  general-electric  connecticut  headquarters  taxes-incentives  jobs  relocaion 
january 2016 by areadevelopment
What happened when Haier took over a venerable New Zealand appliance maker, and what might that mean for GE? - Insider Louisville
When Qingdao Haier took over New Zealand appliance maker Fisher & Paykel in 2012, the worries of many Kiwis echoed those voiced by Americans since Friday, when the Chinese company said it plans to purchase General Electric Appliances.
this-week-338  Matt  Around-the-web  general-electric  GE  china 
january 2016 by areadevelopment
GE Moves Headquarters to Boston, Leaves Suburbia Behind - CityLab
The company’s announcement marks a greater shift toward innovation in our city centers, but a poor practice of taking money from taxpayers.
this-week-338  Around-the-web  Matt  GE  general-electric  headquarters  Boston  Massachusetts  taxes-incentives  corporate-headquarters 
january 2016 by areadevelopment
Corporate HQ and the Magnetic Pull of Cities - strategy+business
Simply put, the narratives that made it logical for GE to be in a Connecticut suburb within striking distance of New York while avoiding a location smack in the downtown district of a big city have all reversed in the past two decades.
suburbs  corporate-headquarters  corporate-tax  connecticut  Around-the-web  site-selection-factors  this-week-338  GE  urban-revitalization  metros 
january 2016 by areadevelopment
GE Relocates Headquarters To Boston, Massachusetts - Area Development
GE announced that it has selected Boston for its corporate headquarters location. The headquarters will be located in the Seaport District of Boston. Employees will move to a temporary location in Boston starting in the summer of 2016, with a full move completed in several steps by 2018.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  Massachusetts  Boston  new-england  GE  general-electric  headquarters  corporate-headquarters  life-sciences  bioscience  taxes-incentives-grants-loans 
january 2016 by areadevelopment
Will the GE move really make a difference? - The Boston Globe
Boston fought to get GE and won. The company has decided to move its headquarters here, which amounts to a big vote of confidence in the economic future of our region.
this-week-337  Around-the-web  Matt  GE  General-Electric  Boston  Massachusetts  new-england  site-selection  headquarters 
january 2016 by areadevelopment
GE confirms it’s heading to Boston - The Boston Globe
General Electric on Wednesday announced it will move its headquarters to Boston, making the iconic industrial giant the biggest company ever to relocate to the city and cementing the region’s reputation as a magnet for innovation.
GE  Boston  Massachusetts  connecticut  Around-the-web  this-week-337  corporate-relocation  corporate-headquarters 
january 2016 by areadevelopment
GE Healthcare moving headquarters to Chicago from U.K. - Chicago Tribune
GE Healthcare is moving its corporate headquarters from the U.K. to Chicago, its CEO, John L. Flannery, said Monday. City officials have not offered any tax incentives to help finance the move, which is motivated by GE Healthcare's need to be closer to its largest market, Flannery said. Though 60 percent of GE Healthcare's business is overseas, the U.S. remains the largest single market for its digital imaging, information technology and life sciences business.
medical-device  healthcare-industry  GE  chicago  corporate-headquarters  Around-the-web  this-week-337 
january 2016 by areadevelopment
Officials worried GE might donate its headquarters to university - Connecticut Post
The motivation to donate the 68.46-acre property, which includes a television studio, hotel rooms for visiting executives and a helipad, could be twofold for GE. First, there is the public relations win of being regarded as a benevolent corporate citizen. Then there are the underlying tax write-offs that could reach into the millions.
this-week-336  Around-the-web  GE  connecticut  corporate-headquarters  corporate-tax  corporate-relocation 
january 2016 by areadevelopment
Boston on short list as GE concludes its headquarters search - The Boston Globe
General Electric Co. is looking at sites in the Seaport District for a new global headquarters that could bring hundreds of high-paying jobs and give a civic boost to a city that has seen many of its corporate stalwarts swallowed up by out-of-town buyers.

The Boston area is on a short list of potential locations for the conglomerate — known for making everything from train engines to MRI machines — along with candidates including New York and Providence, according to people familiar with GE’s search.
GE  corporate-headquarters  connecticut  rhode-island  Massachusetts  new-york  Boston  Around-the-web  this-week-333 
december 2015 by areadevelopment
GE headquarters may not relocate to Tampa, but what about Marriott? - Tampa Bay Times
With GE almost certainly out of the picture as a corporate headquarters acquisition for Tampa Bay, could Martiott hotels be a possibility. The Maryland-based company said it is exploring a potential move and some say Tampa would be a perfect destination.
this-week-332  Around-the-web  Matt  headquarters  corporate-headquarters  tampa  Florida  south-atlantic  GE  site-selection 
november 2015 by areadevelopment
GE’s Industrial Solutions Expands West Burlington, Iowa, Manufacturing Complex - Area Development
GE’s Industrial Solutions is investing $7.4 million to expand its manufacturing facility in West Burlington, Iowa. The company plans to create 120 new jobs. According to the firm, the investment will be used to expand GE’s medium-voltage product development and production in North America.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  iowa  manufacturing  midwest  jobs  GE  general-electric 
november 2015 by areadevelopment
Where Turbines Are Born: An Inside Look at GE’s Big Iron Maternity Ward - GE Reports
There are places in the world that make us feel small and force us to marvel at the skills and ambitions of their architects and engineers. They include cathedrals in Europe, NASA’s Cape Canaveral rocket launch pad or the Panama Canal. GE’s gas turbine plant in Greenville, S.C., may not be on everyone’s list. But it comes close.
south-carolina  factories  facility-planning  GE  Around-the-web  this-week-327 
october 2015 by areadevelopment
Wells Fargo to Buy $32 Billion GE Assets, Add 3,000 Workers - Bloomberg Business
Wells Fargo & Co. agreed to buy $32 billion in assets from General Electric Co. and take on about 3,000 employees as the industrial giant retreats from financial services.
The sale includes commercial-distribution and vendor-finance units, and a portion of the corporate-finance business, from GE Capital, San Francisco-based Wells Fargo said Tuesday in a statement that didn’t include additional terms. The transaction is expected to be completed in the first quarter of 2016 and would allow the finance unit to return about $4.2 billion of capital to its parent, GE said in a separate statement.
Wells Fargo has been one of the biggest buyers of GE assets. In September, the lender agreed to purchase the bulk of a railcar- and locomotive-leasing unit from the company, and earlier this year, Wells Fargo said it would acquire GE real estate assets.
wells-fargo  GE  this-week-326  Around-the-web 
october 2015 by areadevelopment
Infrastructure and economic development: An interview with John Rice - McKinsey & Company
Since joining GE in 1978, John Rice has worked all over the world in departments as diverse as auditing, power, finance, and transport. Based in Hong Kong, he leads the company’s global growth organization, which accounts for more than half of total revenues. In this interview with McKinsey’s Bill Wiseman, he talks candidly about the slowness of bureaucracy and the role of the private sector in encouraging sustainable growth.
economic-development-news  government-policy  infrastructure  GE  Around-the-web  this-week-320 
september 2015 by areadevelopment
Cuomo hopes tax incentives will lure GE back to New York - New York Post
Gov. Cuomo is trying to lure General Electric back from Connecticut after a tax hike in that state got the company’s officials thinking about relocating its corporate headquarters.
economic-development-news  Around-the-web  this-week-318  new-york  connecticut  government-policy  corporate-tax  GE 
august 2015 by areadevelopment
New suburban jobs a win for all - Cincinnati.com
Great metropolitan areas blend thriving downtowns and strong suburbs.

Cincinnati, which has struggled at doing both well, is turning a corner.
Cincinnati  suburbs  urban-revitalization  economic-development-news  jobs  corporate-headquarters  this-week-309  Around-the-web  kroger  GE 
june 2015 by areadevelopment
GE says new taxes could force it out of Connecticut - Connecticut Post
General Electric, which reported $148 billion in revenue last year, indicated Monday it could move its headquarters out of Connecticut if the new state budget passes as proposed.
GE  corporate-headquarters  taxes-incentives  corporate-tax  connecticut  government-policy  economic-development-news  this-week-308  Around-the-web 
june 2015 by areadevelopment
GE, Aetna, Travelers Criticize State Tax Increases - Hartford Courant
In an unprecedented move that stunned leaders, three of Connecticut's largest corporations — General Electric, Aetna and Travelers — criticized the legislature and Gov. Dannel P. Malloy on Monday for considering about $700 million in increased taxes on businesses over the next two years.
Around-the-web  Matt  GE  general-electric  taxes-incentives  connecticut  new-england 
june 2015 by areadevelopment
GE Sheds Finance Arm to Become Industrial Powerhouse - Knowledge@Wharton
Signaling the end of a chapter when financial risk was rife, General Electric has announced it’s selling off the bulk of GE Capital, divesting out of the financial-services market within the next two years. While many in the general public may still think of GE as an industrial company that makes jet engines and CAT scan machines, GE had in fact ballooned into a major player in the finance sector.
GE  u.s.-manufacturing  asset-management  this-week-305  Around-the-web 
may 2015 by areadevelopment
G.E. Seen Close to Selling Its Real Estate Portfolio - NYTimes.com
General Electric is poised to sell its enormous real estate portfolio in a sale that could fetch about $30 billion, according to people with knowledge of the matter who spoke on the condition of anonymity.
this-week-300  around-the-web  ge  portfolio-management  asset-management  corporate-real-estate 
april 2015 by areadevelopment
GE Aviation Invests $7 Million To Expand Cowley County, Kansas, Aircraft Engine Plant - Area Development
GE Aviation, a global leader in jet engine and aircraft system production, will invest $7 million in machinery and equipment at its Strother Field aircraft engine plant in Cowley County, Kansas. The firm will assemble the new Passport 20 engine, which will power the next-generation large-cabin business jet.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  matt  kansas  plains-states  GE  aerospace  ge-aviation  manufacturing 
march 2015 by areadevelopment
In Kentucky, manufacturers partner to bridge the skills gap - Brookings Institution
Toyota, GE, and their partner manufacturers are proving that employers can drive solutions to the skills gap. Firms can work collectively, rather than individually, to develop programs at scale that build a pipeline of young workers ready to enter careers in manufacturing and other sectors.
kentucky  workforce-development  consortia  industry-clusters  GE  toyota  skills-gap  this-week-296  around-the-web 
march 2015 by areadevelopment
GE Opens Advanced Manufacturing Lab in Plainville, Connecticut, Plans Circuit Breaker COE In Puerto Rico - Area Development
GE’s Industrial Solutions business opened its new Advanced Manufacturing Lab in Plainville, Connecticut, with plans to open a Circuit Breaker Center of Excellence in Puerto Rico.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  matt  GE  advanced-manufacturing  connecticut  new-england  puerto-rico 
november 2014 by areadevelopment
GE To Establish Advanced Manufacturing Technology Center Near Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania - Area Development
GE will build a new manufacturing facility to drive innovation and implementation of advanced manufacturing technologies throughout the company, outside of Pittsburgh in Findlay Township, Pennsylvania.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  matt  pittsburgh  Pennsylvania  mid-atlantic  GE  manufacturing  advanced-manufacturing 
november 2014 by areadevelopment
GE Brings the Internet of Things to the Factory Floor - The Washington Post
At a General Electric factory in Schenectady, N.Y., tens of thousands of tiny sensors are quietly collecting data about each step in the manufacturing of a battery.
this-week-273  around-the-web  matt  general-electric  GE  manufacturing 
august 2014 by areadevelopment
GE Energy Management Invests $50 Million To Create Clearwater, Florida, Manufacturing Center of Excellence - Area Development
GE’s Energy Management business will create a new 190,000 square feet manufacturing Center of Excellence in Clearwater, Florida. The COE will include the existing instrument transformer facility as well as new manufacturing operations for capacitors. The expansion encompasses a capital investment of $50 million that will create 250 new jobs.
general-electric  GE  area-development-news  matt  florida  south-atlantic  energy  manufacturing  jobs 
july 2014 by areadevelopment
GE FirstBuild Facility Opens its Doors - CNET
The FirstBuild microfactory opened today, and it has already generated a number of small-batch appliance concepts.
this-week-271  around-the-web  GE  general-electric  matt  manufacturing 
july 2014 by areadevelopment
GE Industrial Solutions Creates Manufacturing Center Of Excellence At West Burlington, Iowa, Production Facility - Area Development
GE’s Industrial Solutions is investing an additional $1.3 million into operations at its plant in West Burlington, Iowa, creating a manufacturing Center of Excellence. The addition of new product lines will create about 50 new jobs.
area-development-news  matt  site-selection  economic-development  iowa  midwest  GE  general-electric  data-centers  center-of-excellence  manufacturing 
july 2014 by areadevelopment
Billions To Soon Be Invested In 3D Printing Research and Development - 3DPrint.com
We have seen seismic changes within the 3D printing industry these last couple of years. Spurred on by the large scale open source movement, behind a bulk of the FDM technology used in the majority of consumer based 3D printers, the industry has advanced very far, very fast. What’s even more unbelievable than the pace of innovation within the industry, is the fact that much of this innovation was done with very little, in terms of R&D capital.
this-week-269  around-the-web  matt  3d-printing  manufacturing  google  GE  general-electric  technology  innovation 
june 2014 by areadevelopment
Notre Dame Plans $25.2 Million Turbomachinery Research Center in South Bend, Indiana - Area Development
The University of Notre Dame plans to establish a turbomachinery research facility in South Bend, Indiana, creating up to 60 new jobs by 2018.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  matt  indiana  midwest  jobs  taxes-incentives  general-electric  GE  research-center  high-tech  innovation  energy 
june 2014 by areadevelopment
GE Breaks ground On First Power & Water Advanced Manufacturing Facility In Greenville County, South Carolina - Area Development
General Electric began construction on a new, $400 million, advanced Power & Water manufacturing facility, creating more than 80 new jobs over the next 10 years in Greenville County, South Carolina.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  manufacturing  GE  general-electric  jobs  south-carolina  south-atlantic 
june 2014 by areadevelopment
GE's Innovation Explosion to Take Manufacturing into the Future - Gray Construction
One of the great-grandfathers of manufacturing, century-old GE, is bristling with innovations in innovation: crowdsourcing, “makers” spaces, open patents, and lean startup thinking. Wisely, old and venerable GE has accelerated its regeneration by partnering with young leaders and companies.
3d-printing  additive-manufacturing  micro-factories  GE  startup  lean-manufactuiring  innovation  this-week-263  around-the-web 
may 2014 by areadevelopment
GE Oil & Gas Begins Construction On Global Research Center In Oklahoma City - Area Development
GE Oil & Gas started construction on 100,000 square foot Global Research Center in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, and announced a Technology Collaboration Agreement with Devon Energy Corporation to accelerate the development and testing of products in the field.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  research-center  oklahoma-city  oklahoma  GE  energy  oil  gas  natural-gas 
may 2014 by areadevelopment
Close Ties - The Story of GE and Cincinnati - IndustryWeek
When GE Aviation announced in April that it will bring 1,400 new jobs to the Cincinnati, Ohio, it was ground-breaking news in terms of employment.  It was the largest number of jobs to come into this Midwest town that is host to ten Fortune 500 companies, in over a decade.
GE  general-electric  ohio  Cincinnati  this-week-262  around-the-web 
may 2014 by areadevelopment
Two Global Companies Bet on the Future of U.S. Manufacturing - Automation World
Companies like GE and Siemens have made headlines over the past few years by re-shoring, building or modernizing manufacturing facilities in the U.S, investing hundreds of millions of dollars and hiring thousands of new workers.
around-the-web  this-week-260  siemens  GE  manufacturing  u.s.-manufacturing  matt 
april 2014 by areadevelopment
GE Chooses Louisville, Kentucky, as Site for its First Micro-Factory FirstBuild - Area Development
GE’s first “micro-factory, FirstBuild,” will be located in Louisville, Kentucky, at GE Appliances’ headquarters. The company said it is partnering with Local Motors, the open-source hardware innovator, to create a new model for the manufacturing industry.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  matt  GE  general-electric  louisville  kentucky  technology  manufacturing  high-tech  south 
april 2014 by areadevelopment
GE Aviation To Establish $100 Million Jet Engine Assembly Plant In Lafayette, Indiana - Area Development
GE Aviation plans to locate its new $100 million jet engine assembly facility in Lafayette, Indiana, creating up to 200 new jobs by 2020. The 225,000 square-foot Lafayette facility, the company’s first final assembly plant in Indiana, will assemble the new LEAP engine from CFM International, a 50/50 joint company of GE and Snecma (Safran) of France.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  matt  indiana  midwest  aerospace  GE  incentives-taxes-grants-loans 
march 2014 by areadevelopment
Fit to Print: New GE Plant Will Assemble World’s First Passenger Jet Engine With 3D Printed Fuel Nozzles, Next-Gen Materials - GE Reports
GE Aviation will open a new assembly plant in Indiana to build the world’s first passenger jet engine with 3D printed fuel nozzles and next-generation materials, including heat-resistant ceramic matrix composites (CMCs) and breakthrough carbon fiber fan blades woven in all three dimensions at once.
GE  aerospace  3d-printing  additive-manufacturing  u.s.-manufacturing  indiana  industry-reports  this-week-255  around-the-web 
march 2014 by areadevelopment
The Most Efficient Mode Of Transportation In America Isn't A Prius -- It's A Train - Forbes
Pricing and regulations need to be nailed down in order for railroad companies to commit to moving trains on natural gas. But trains are already the most efficient mode of transportation in America, thanks to new innovation in one of America’s oldest industries.
freight-logistics  GE  norfolk-southern  logistics  rail  this-week-255  around-the-web 
march 2014 by areadevelopment
Another Benefit of reshoring: GE Working on a New Model for Manufacturing - Plastics News
GE says it is using its appliance business to partner in a “new model for manufacturing” which would see it potentially crowd-source new appliance concepts and launch production quickly using a “microfactory.”
this-week-254  around-the-web  GE  general-electric  manufacturing  reshoring  matt  u.s.-manufacturing 
march 2014 by areadevelopment
GE builds a home for domestic manufacturing in Kentucky - Plastics News
GE Appliance has aggressively recruited engineers, designers and skilled manufacturing specialists. Now, people from all functions work together, as designers, machine operators and molding technicians sit in the same room to plan new products. The company has greatly increased worker training.
GE  consumer-goods  electronics-industry  kentucky  research-center  innovation-centers  u.s.-manufacturing  backshoring  this-week-253  around-the-web  research&development 
march 2014 by areadevelopment
GE Aviation Opens $53 million Dayton, Ohio, Electrical Power Integrated Systems Center - Area Development Online
GE Aviation opened its $53 million Dayton, Ohio, Electrical Power Integrated Systems Center , a collaborative research project on the campus of the University of Dayton.
economic-development  site-selection  matt  GE  ge-aviation  ohio  aerospace 
december 2013 by areadevelopment
GE Aviation Starts Construction On $125 Million Advanced Composites Factory In Asheville, North Carolina - Area Development Online
A leader in jet engine and aircraft system production, GE Aviation began construction on its $125 million advanced composites factory in Buncombe County near Asheville, North Carolina.
economic-development  site-selection  matt  aerospace  north-carolina  GE  ge-aviation  jobs 
november 2013 by areadevelopment
Healthcare business intelligence: GE partners with Purdue on innovations - MedCity News
Purdue and GE have entered into a university-industry partnership that exemplifies a new approach to expediting the academia-based technology commercialization process.
tech-transfer  university-economic-development  GE  this-week-238  around-the-web  research&development  medical-industry 
november 2013 by areadevelopment
GE Printing Engine Fuel Nozzles Propels $6 Billion Market - Bloomberg
General Electric Co. is on the hunt for ways to build more than 85,000 fuel nozzles for its newest jet engine. Instead of assembling them from 20 different parts, it plans to create the units in one piece -- with 3-D printers.
economic-development  this-week-238  around-the-web  general-electric  GE  3d-printing  manufacturing  u.s.-manufacturing  aerospace 
november 2013 by areadevelopment
Firms Heading Home as Benefits Wane in China - chinadaily.com.cn
More companies from Europe and the United States that outsourced production to China are returning home as price gaps narrow, reports Matt Hodges.
manufacturing  GE  reshoring  around-the-web  this-week-237  taxes-incentives  robotics  matt 
november 2013 by areadevelopment
GE Opens Energy Management, Power Component-Equipment Global Headquarters In Cary, North Carolina - Area Development Online
GE opened its new Energy Management office in Cary, North Carolina. The new office co-locates GE’s engineering and product management with other critical functions under one roof. In addition, it creates a global headquarters for GE’s Power Components and Power Equipment businesses.
north-carolina  GE  economic-development  site-selection  matt  energy  headquarters  general-electric 
october 2013 by areadevelopment
A Look on the Bright Side: New GE/Walmart Deal Greenlights Jobs, U.S. Manufacturing Renewal - GE Reports
Light bulbs made by GE and sold by Walmart illuminate American manufacturing renewal and the country’s potential for job creation, according leaders of the two companies.

Jeff Immelt, GE chairman and CEO, said today that GE would invest $30 million to expand GE Lighting’s domestic manufacturing operations and add more than 150 jobs. The investment will help GE supply 3,400 Walmart stores with American-made GE light bulbs.
this-week-227  around-the-web  GE  walmart  u.s.-manufacturing  advanced-manufacturing 
august 2013 by areadevelopment
GE Appliances Opens Its New $88 Million Cooking Products Plant In LaFayette, Georgia - Area Development Online
GE Appliances opened its new expanded cooking products plant in LaFayette, Georgia. GE’s LaFayette Georgia’s cooking products facility, which goes by Roper Corporation, is a wholly-owned subsidiary of GE Appliances.
manufacturing  ge-appliances  georgia  ge  economic-development  site-selection  matt 
august 2013 by areadevelopment
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