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In the Navy!

GE delivers first electric combatant ship The first full-electric power and propulsion surface combatant, the USS Zumwalt, has been delivered to the US Navy, courtesy of General Electric. “The electric propulsion solution delivers efficiency, survivability, cost-of-ownership reductions, and system redundancy for enhanced vessel safety,” said GE’s Power Conversion division, who spearheaded the project and manufactured […]

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The Fallen & Furloughed

A net look at coronavirus’ effect on the global workforce As COVID-19 cases in the United States surpassed 1 million Tuesday, a national nightmare continued for the average American worker. Hotels, airlines, restaurants, clothing stores, entertainment venues…things often described as representative of American excess, are among the hardest hit with layoffs. And it’s making us […]

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GE Rising

GE taps into its Wild West lineage, professing its utility during a time of chaos Prior to its apparent demise in recent years, General Electric was considered venerable by any metric. Perhaps the circus that is early 2020 is the historic company’s chance at redemption. Here’s an update on how GE is professing its utility—in […]

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Just Another Perplexing General Electric Update…

The company is too large, too vital, to be quashed. But is it a “lame-duck” operation? For all GE employees out there, I would fully understand (and support) a work approach that involved not reading the news. Yours truly—and the entirety of the communications world—have reported on the GE saga ad nauseum for the last […]

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Wind Turbine Repairs

AWEA’s Windpower expo next week in Houston could be a great place to start If you’ve been skeptical of the potential for servicing wind turbines, look no further than this statistic for encouragement. Livonia, Michigan’s own PSI Repair Services, Inc., recently surpassed 40,000 repaired wind-turbine parts for the wind energy market, following a busy 2018. […]

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GE/Wabtec Drama

GE sells BioPharma life sciences unit; merges transpo with Wabtec General Electric is showing resilience yet again. The iconic company made serious noise with the assets sale of BioPharma, its life sciences unit, to Danaher for $21.4 billion on Monday, and then inked a merger of its transportation sector with Wabtec on Tuesday. Equally moving […]

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ICC Allies With Cortela

Easier access to GE motor parts for Australia, SE Asia Tennessee’s finest is heading “Outback”. ICC International and Cortela Carbon just announced a new alliance that will give Australia and Southeast Asia vastly improved access to commutators and General Electric motors and parts in the industrial space. As the OEM supplier of commutators to GE […]

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Generally Energy

GE unloads $1B energy assets portfolio to Apollo The changes continue at General Electric, and there appears to be no end in sight. It seems like we alternate every other week reporting something major from the once-revered, now-questionable industrial giant. This week’s portion: energy assets. One billion dollars worth of which were unloaded as GE […]

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GE: Flannery Out; Culp In

30-year GE man lasts merely one year in precarious top spot Welp, that was quick. John Flannery lasted merely one year at the helm of General Electric Co., replaced yesterday by H. Lawrence Culp, Jr., as the embattled company’s CEO. Culp is a GE board member and the former chief of the Danaher Corporation, a […]

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GE Whiz

Ongoing changes at General Electric may make one’s head spin Like a jet engine emblazoned with the company’s logo being installed on a 747 aircraft, the ideology, approach, and structure of General Electric Co. remain in a constant spinning motion. Don’t be alarmed if it’s making your head do the same. GE has been in […]

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