General Electric Company (GE) develops, manufactures, and markets various products for the generation, transmission, distribution, control, and utilization of electricity worldwide. Its products primarily include various appliances, lighting and industrial automation products, medical diagnostic imaging systems, bioscience assays and separation technology products, electrical distribution and control equipment, locomotives, power generation and delivery products, nuclear power support services and fuel assemblies, commercial and military aircraft jet engines, and security equipment and systems, as well as engineered materials, such as plastics and silicones.
The company also offers turbomachinery products and services for the production, transportation, storage, refining, and distribution of oil and natural gas; and provides specialty chemicals, pumps, valves, filters and fluid handling equipment for improving the performance of water, wastewater, and process systems.
In addition, GE sells and services various home appliances, as well as rents, leases, sells, and manages commercial and transportation equipment. Further, it offers various product services; electrical apparatus installation, engineering, and repair and rebuilding services; and aircraft maintenance, component repair and overhaul services, including sales of replacement parts.
Additionally, the company produces and delivers network television services, operates television stations, produces and distributes motion pictures, and operates cable/satellite networks, theme parks, and program activities in multimedia and the Internet. GE also offers a range of financial and other services, including consumer financing, commercial and industrial financing, real estate financing, asset management and leasing, mortgage services, consumer savings and insurance services, and reinsurance.
The company was founded in 1892 and is based in Fairfield, Connecticut.
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