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Details of General Electric Company

Name: General Electric Company (Visit Website)
State: Connecticut
Country: United States
City: Fairfield
Company Description:
GE is Imagination at Work - a diversified technology, media and financial services company focused on solving some of the world's toughest problems. With products and services ranging from aircraft engines, power generation, water processing and security technology to medical imaging, business and consumer financing, media content and industrial products, we serve customers in more than 100 countries and employ more than 320,000 people worldwide.

GE has a strong set of global businesses in infrastructure, finance and media aligned to meet todays needs, including the demand for global infrastructure; growing and changing demographics that need access to healthcare, finance, and information and entertainment; and environmental technologies.

In 2008, GE earned $18 billion, our third highest year in history. Thanks to the extensive repositioning of our portfolio over the past eight years, GE redeployed capital to enable growth. Operating cash flow for the year 2008 remained strong at over $19 billion.

GE traces its beginnings to Thomas A. Edison, who established Edison Electric Light Company in 1878. In 1892, a merger of Edison General Electric Company and Thomson-Houston Electric Company created General Electric Company. GE is the only company listed in the Dow Jones Industrial Index today that was also included in the original index in 1896.


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GE has a strong set of global businesses in infrastructure, finance and media aligned to meet todays needs, including the demand for global infrastructure; growing and changing demographics that need access to healthcare, finance, and information and entertainment; and environmental technologies.
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Infrastructure

Our infrastructure businesses are helping build the energy, health, transportation, and technology infrastructure of the new century. These businesses provide the products and services that help developing regions participate in the global economy while also helping developed regions upgrade with cleaner, more efficient and better infrastructure technologies.
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Finance

Our financial business offers an array of products and services aimed at enabling commercial businesses, consumers, and markets worldwide to build a stronger, better future. With a smaller, more focused structure, GE Capital is concentrating on the strategic partnerships and joint ventures that help GE as a whole capitalize on market-specific opportunities.
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Media

Through NBC Universal, one of the world's leading media and entertainment companies, we are developing, producing and marketing film, television, news, sports and special events to a huge global audience. At the same time, commerce and information continue to change form radically through digital technology. Whether it's growing the role of cable television or monetizing the internet, GE is part of todays technological convergence and tomorrows most effective ways of doing business.

Healthcare Nuclear Pharmacies

GE Healthcare provides transformational medical technologies that are shaping a new age of patient care. GE Healthcare's expertise in medical imaging and information technologies, medical diagnostics, patient monitoring and life support systems, disease research, drug discovery, and biopharmaceutical manufacturing technologies is helping physicians detect disease earlier and to tailor personalized treatments for patients.

GE Healthcare Nuclear Pharmacies are a network of full-service pharmacies that aim to provide the highest quality radiopharmaceuticals and services. GE Healthcare nuclear pharmacy offers a full line of radiopharmaceuticals, including many products manufactured by our company, as well as select products from other pharmaceutical manufacturers. We are committed to providing only the highest quality products and service in a timely and cost-effective manner. GE Healthcares suite of quality radiopharmaceutical products is backed by an experienced and professional staff committed to servicing the diverse needs of all our customers.
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