Tag Archives: General Electric

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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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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ABB’s U.S. Electrification Business Under New Leadership

Maryrose Sylvester, a former GE executive and software specialist, takes over ABB’s U.S. business has a new chief. The Zurich-based industrial-tech conglomerate appointed Maryrose Sylvester, an industrial and software specialist and former General Electric executive, to the positions of United States country managing director and U.S. head of electrification business. Sylvester will replace company veteran […]

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Can CPP Rollback Bring Coal Back?

EPA officially nixes CPP…and other news in utilities, renewable energy The Environmental Protection Agency, a branch designed to protect the natural human and animal habitats of Earth, has completed one of the more controversial moves in its history. The EPA finalized the rollback of the Clean Power Plan on June 19th. In replacement, the agency […]

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Business Briefs Galore

Boeing/GE/Amazon deal, Schneider Electric, PG&E’s future, and more So a struggling industrial giant, a 747, and Jeff Bezos all walk in to a bar… I tend to agree with Al Root’s assessment of this mega-deal. It sounds like a cheesy joke, and it could only happen in Paris. General Electric, Boeing, and Amazon struck a […]

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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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Blackstone Forms Repair Division

BHGE subsidiary continues to expand in 2018 It’s been a while since a Canadian company has graced this newsletter. It just so happens this one is a familiar name; one that’s been here before. Blackstone Industrial Services, the Alberta-based rotating equipment services company, has expanded its role in support of its customers and BHGE for […]

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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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